This is the podcast page for Ben Bergren. He is the Lead Pastor of Bethel Lutheran Church of Cupertino, CA. Ben teaches with relevance and passion. Listen in each week as he teaches from the Bible.
Thankful We Can Grow in God
We continue in our sermon series on thankfulness. Today we spend some time looking at the fact that we can be thankful that God wants to grow us.
Thankful God Takes Care of His Own
Today we spend some time unpacking the importance of All Saints Sunday and how that can transform our lives. We begin a short series on being thankful and this is a perfect place to begin. And a quick encouragement before the election.
The Day After
There is always a day after conflict. It doesn't all end when one side wins and the other loses. Why does that matter to us? Because we have a big "day after" moment coming up in November.
Foolproof Your Life: Faithfulness
We take a look at the next Fruit of the Holy Spirit: Faithfulness. I clear up some misconceptions about faith and how it is different than belief.
Foolproof Your Life: Kindness and Gentleness
We take a look two fruits of the Spirit through the lens of ancient wisdom this week. Kindness and gentleness. We need them more than ever
Foolproof Your Life: Joy
We take a look at the second fruit of the Holy Spirit today through the lens of the wisdom of Proverbs. We find something quite surprising... joy is found in justice. Just another avenue to foolproof your life.