Paul’s Mysterious “Thorn in the Flesh”

Here’s a lecture from my class, Pauline Epistles. It focuses on the closing chapters of 2 Corinthians, a book in which Paul says a lot about hardship and suffering. He doesn’t address all of the questions concerning the issue; but he does provide profound perspective on how God causes suffering to work for the best. […]

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The Call of Moses

This Sunday at CBC, we observed in the life of Moses several lessons on our significance in Christ. In that vein, here is an excerpt from Pastor Frank Damazio’s book, The Making of a Leader, discussing the call of Moses. He provides a treasure trove of principles from Moses’ calling related to our identity in […]

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Podcast: God as Friend wtih Pastor Jude Fouquier

Pastor Jude Fouquier leads The City Church Ventura, in Southern California. He is a skillful communicator and has been committed to training young people for the Kingdom for many years. Pastor Jude is also part of the Portland Bible College Strategic Team and his church hosts a thriving internship program which is an extension campus […]

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Alumni Heading to War-torn Region

Two of our alumni are heading to one of the most dangerous parts of the world to share Jesus. For their security, we can’t disclose their names or location, but we ask you to pray for them as they move forward in their calling. Here’s a letter from them to you. What a wonderful opportunity […]

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Lessons from the Life of Joseph

Our new sermon series at CBC is called iReality, focusing on our identity in Christ. The sermon this Sunday exposed how Joseph’s identity was rooted in God’s word, not his circumstances. Here is a lecture by the esteemed Glenda Malmin dealing with the life of Joseph. It is taken from her Pentateuch class at PBC. […]

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PBC Brasil Onward and Upward!

This summer, Portland Bible College wrapped up its first online semester in Portuguese. With over 80 students from 15 different churches in Brazil participating, PBC Online was a huge success. PBC offered Life of Christ by Glenda Malmin and Old Testament Survey by Lanny Hubbard. The PBC Online Team could not do it without the […]

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Ana in Cuba

Alumna, Ana Areli Moreno (ACM ’12) shares about her recent ministry trip to Cuba. This past summer, God gave me the opportunity to travel to Cuba along with a team from my home church in Monterrey, Mexico. We had heard of the difficulties the churches in Cuba are going through, so we wanted to support […]

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Eternal States

Kevin Conner is a world renowned Bible scholar and teacher; and he’s the former Dean of Portland Bible College. His book, The Foundations of Christian Doctrine has been the textbook of PBC’s “Basic Doctrine” class for decades. Here is a scanned PDF of the final chapter dealing with eternal states (i.e. heaven and hell).

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Striving vs. Resting

This Sunday at City Bible Church, we looked at the question, Am I good enough to get to heaven?  Quite simply, No.  This PBC lecture on Ephesians takes a look at what it means to trust in Christ’s completed work rather than trying to be good enough by our own effort.  Are you still striving […]

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