Dwelling Place

Al Pittman

Overcoming Defeat part 1

April 4, 2023

This is The Dwelling Place with pastor Al Pittman. There was failure among the children of Israel that lead to defeat at Ai. But God will use even their failure and incorporate it into a new strategy to give them a new victory. For our God is a God of new beginnings and great variety. That’s why it’s critical to always be seeking the Lord for new insight.

References: Joshua 8

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In Joshua chapter eight the Lord comes to his leader and gives encouragement, instruction, and a new strategy that will lead him from defeat to victory. Our God - who is the same yesterday today and forever - wants to do the same for you.
April 3, 2023
In our years as Christians, we hear numerous excuses from other Christians concerning why they’re not living out their faith according to how God has instructed. It’s easy to fall into that trap ourselves isn’t it? But, as we’ll see on today’s broadcast, the Apostle Paul didn’t do that. In examining his life, we find that all excuses are eventually erased and replaced by a motivation to live a victoriously transformed life for Jesus Christ! 
April 1, 2023
We’re back in the Book of Joshua today, and we’ll give attention to chapter seven. Hidden sin is really a misunderstanding of terms. God sees everything. So we need to learn that there are only two categories of sin - confessed and unconfessed - forgiven and unforgiven.
March 31, 2023
The Children of Israel had many lessons to learn as they entered the Promised Land. One of the most important lessons was that of simply looking to God for His Help. Pastor Al Pittman talks about this simple but important lesson today on The Dwelling Place. We’ll be in chapter seven of Joshua
March 30, 2023
 Pastor Al Pittman is taking us through Joshua, and finish our look at chapter six. The Children of Israel, under the leadership of Joshua are learning not only to walk by faith but to fight their battles by faith. Jericho was given to them by God but they would have to take it by faith. Not just your everyday faith -  but a faith that was obedient, focused and patient.
March 29, 2023
 In Joshua chapter six we have the very famous account of the fall of Jericho. We all face “Jericho’s” today - in  a manner of speaking.  Walking by faith - obedient faith focused on God - is still how the walls of Jericho fall today.
March 28, 2023
Before we come to Joshua’s encounter with the Lord, the Children of Israel are  instructed in circumcision and in the celebration of the passover. Let’s make our way over to Joshua chapter five and we’ll pick things up in verse eight.
March 27, 2023
In examining the life of Paul, we find that all excuses are eventually erased and replaced by a motivation to live a victoriously transformed life for Jesus Christ!  We’ll be in Acts twenty-one today. 
March 25, 2023
The people of Israel certainly had challenges prior to their entrance into the Promised Land.  But God was more than able to handle their predicament, and He can handle anything that comes into our lives as well.
March 24, 2023
Welcome to The Dwelling Place.  Pastor Al Pittman is going to emphasize Joshua chapter four today as we continue our new series in this great Old Testament book.  Let’s find our place there now for a message called, “Memorial Stones.”
March 23, 2023
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The Dwelling Place features the teaching ministry of Al Pittman, where the aim is to help deepen your faith, one step at a time.

About Al Pittman

Al was born in Panama City, Florida in 1955. His father was a career soldier, so the family traveled extensively. In 1973, when Al was seventeen years old, the family returned from a tour in Germany and settled in Colorado Springs. Soon after, Al realized God’s call on  his life and began serving in the music ministry as a bass guitarist with a Christian band  called, “The Rays of Light.” It was during this time that Al met Norma, and they were married on July 19, 1975. 

Al attended Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, graduating in 1977 with a degree in Biblical Studies. In 1991 Al and his family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and two years later he joined the staff of Calvary Chapel Albuquerque as an assistant pastor and co-worship leader. In the spring of 1997 the Lord called Al and his family back to Colorado Springs to pastor Calvary Worship Center. In 2006, Al earned his Master’s degree and in 2012 he earned his Doctorate degree in Ministry from Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Al and Norma are the proud parents of three children, Renee, Nathan and Reggie, as well as proud grandparents. They covet your prayers for their family and ministry as they endeavor to live a life pleasing to the Father.

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