How To Prepare For Sunday, 04/14/2019


You can get ready for this Sunday by reading Esther 9:29-10:3. We’ll be concluding our study through the book of Esther by learning how to leave an Esther-sized legacy in a secular age.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 9:29-10:3, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Macedonia. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

God Is My Rock

Hear our Praises

Hosanna (Praise is Rising)

Behold Our God

That’s Why We Praise Him

O Worship the King

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

  • Pastor Hopson


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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 04/07/2019


Get ready for this Sunday by reading Genesis 39. This Sunday we’ll hear from Peter Hess, the pastor of Christ Fellowship Church in Williambsurg.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Genesis 39, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

Our God Saves

I See the Lord

Rock of Ages (Ward)

10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)

More Than Conquerors

To God Be the Glory

Have a blessed Sunday! – Pastor Hopson

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How To Prepare For Sunday, 03/31/2019


You can get ready for this Sunday by reading Esther 9:20-28. This Sunday we’ll look at the Feast of Purim and the importance of rejoicing and remembering. Great rescues lead to great rejoicing. But the greater the rescue, the greater the need to remember.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 9:20-28, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Luxembourg. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing   

O God Our Help in Ages Past

Strong God

Defender (Call Upon the Name of the Lord)   

Your Grace is Enough   

Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

  • Pastor Hopson
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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 03/24/2019

You can get ready for this Sunday by reading Esther 8:1-9:19. This Sunday we’ll look at Esther’s second visit to the king without an invitation and the rescue and rest she wins for God’s people.

In the evening, please join us for our Members’ Meeting this Sunday at 5:30 PM. Please bring a pot of soup or stew to share. You can find a Members’ Meeting packet in the lobby this Sunday morning.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 8:1-9:19, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Lithuania. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

Holy, Holy, Holy

Christ Is Enough

All Glory Be to Christ

Great Things

Grace Greater Than Our Sin

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

–Pastor Hopson

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How To Prepare For Sunday,03/17/2019

Begin to prepare for Sunday’s sermon by reading Mark 5:1-20. I’m excited to invite my friend Mark to preach to us this Sunday about the best place to plant Gospel seed.

Second, on Sunday night we’ll hear about Mark’s ministry, Regions in Need. This ministry is focused on reaching and teaching people in some of the most unreached places in the world. You are NOT going to want to miss what Mark has to share with us!

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Mark 5:1-20, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Liechtenstein. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

There is No Rock/Rock of Ages

Blessed Be Your Name

Come As You Are

Only a Holy God      

What a Beautiful Name

Like a River Glorious

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

  • Pastor Hopson
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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 03/10/2019

Begin to prepare for Sunday’s sermon by reading Esther 7:1-10. We’re continuing our study on Esther and the silent sovereignty of God. This Sunday we’ll look at justice and judgment in a secular age.

Then join us Sunday night for Seven Last Words–a teaching series about Jesus’ final sayings from the cross. This week we’ll study Jesus’ words of affliction from John 19:28-29.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 7:1-10, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Libya. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

Here I Am to Worship

Great Things

Jesus Messiah

Lead Me to the Cross

I Cling to the Cross

Jesus Paid it All

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

–Pastor Hopson


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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 03/03/2019

Begin to prepare for Sunday’s sermon by reading Esther 6:1-14. We’re continuing our study on Esther and the silent sovereignty of God. This Sunday we’ll look at God’s silent sovereignty in a secular age.

Sunday night we’ll continue our teaching series Seven Last Words about Jesus’ final sayings from the cross. We encourage you to join us and learn the beauty in Jesus’ words of provision for His mother in John 19:25-27.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 6:1-14, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Liberia. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

You’re Worthy of My Praise

More Than Conquerors 

We All Bow Down

Living Hope

Crown Him with Many Crowns

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

–Pastor Hopson

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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 2/24/2019

You can begin to prepare for Sunday’s sermon by reading Esther 5:9-14. We’re continuing our study on Esther and the silent sovereignty of God. This Sunday we’ll look at the perils of pride in a secular age.

Sunday night we’ll continue our new teaching series called Seven Last Words about Jesus’ final sayings from the cross. We encourage you to join us and learn the power of Jesus’ words to the thief: “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise.”

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 5:9-14, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Lesotho. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

Worthy is Your Name

Rescuer

Do It Again

You Are My All in All

There is None Like You

O Worship the King

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

–Pastor Hopson

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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 02/17/2019

Begin to prepare for Sunday’s sermon by reading Esther 4:1-5:8. We’re continuing our study on Esther and the silent sovereignty of God. This Sunday we’ll look at the rightness of risk in a secular age.

Sunday night we’ll begin a new teaching series called Seven Last Words about Jesus’ final sayings from the cross. We encourage you to join us and hear how we can get involved engaging our community with the Good News of Jesus.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 4:1-5:8, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Lebanon. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

Goodness, Love, and Mercy

The Wonderful Cross

Hallelujah for the Cross 

Crown Him

Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

–Pastor Hopson

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How To Prepare For This Sunday, 02/10/2019

Hello PBC Family!

Begin to prepare for this coming Sunday’s sermon by reading Esther 3. We’re continuing our study on Esther and the silent sovereignty of God. This Sunday we’ll be taking a look at the reality of evil in a secular age.

Sunday night we’ll hear from our friend Eddie Francis about his ministry The 180 Exchange. We encourage you to join us and hear how we can get involved engaging our community with the Good News of Jesus.

Here’s a few specific ways to prepare for Sunday:

1) Pray and ask God to work in you for His glory.

2) Read and meditate on Esther 3, our text for Sunday’s sermon.

3) This Sunday we’ll be praying for the nation of Latvia. Learn how to pray for them personally here.

4) Below are the songs we’ll be singing on Sunday. Click on the links to learn any you don’t know so you’re prepared to sing.

Rescuer

Your Grace is Enough

In Christ Alone

Revelation Song

O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!!!

–Pastor Hopson

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