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Al Pittman

Surviving the Storm

May 17, 2021

As we return to our study in Acts twenty-seven today, we find the Apostle Paul and others on a ship bound for Rome when they encounter a massive storm at sea. In this desperate situation, Paul’s reaction and ability to lead his friends and enemies alike display for us what truly set him apart as a man of God.

References: Acts 27

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Surviving the Storm
Nathan dropped to the ground suddenly in the middle of his first high school football practice, as parents Al and Norma watched. Through eight weeks of intensive care and many surgeries, Al and Norma Pittman faced a storm they never dreamed. Al had taught “Surviving the Storm” to his congregation, never realizing that shortly he would face the storm of his life. Power-packed and inspiring teaching that will help the reader come through any storm on the life preserver of God’s Word.

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Today we look at Revelation chapter ten, and after the destruction and loss of life we saw in chapter nine, chapter ten is a chance to catch our breath and meet a big Angel with a little book. 
May 15, 2021
Today on the Dwelling Place, we reach the penultimate chapter in the book of Acts, chapter twenty-seven. And once again, Paul finds himself in a dangerous situation. How does he handle it? Let's find out with pastor Al Pittman.
May 14, 2021
Today we’ll look at chapter twenty-six, where we find the Apostle Paul in the courtroom once again, fearlessly defending the faith. As we read the passage together, consider how you would react under similar circumstances. Your answer just may surprise you.
May 13, 2021
The Apostle Paul is on trial for his belief that Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah. The way he handles himself in court is a testament of how God will give you the right words at the right time in any given situation. Christians face a lot of opposition these days, so Paul’s uncompromising way of proclaiming his faith is a good model for us.
May 12, 2021
When Paul stood before his accusers in a court of law, it may have looked as if it was Paul against many. But, as we’re about to see, he was not alone.  Pastor Al will direct us to Acts twenty-four, where we’re reminded that having God in our corner will always tip the scales in our favor.
May 11, 2021
Today on The Dwelling Place, we’ll see the Apostle Paul have his day in court and the battle of wits that ensues is very intriguing. Pastor Al Pittman will direct us to Acts, chapter twenty-four, where the scene is recorded. The passage before us reveals not only Paul’s heart for the Church, but his determination to do all he could to advance the Kingdom of God
May 10, 2021
If you saw a headline that said one third of the world’s population was being killed, would you believe it? Well, as we’ll find out today, it’s going to happen, because the Bible says so, in Revelation chapter nine. It’s a sad time, and yet we as believers can take heart in knowing that through God’s Grace, we won’t be there to suffer through it. 
May 8, 2021
On today’s broadcast we continue with the Apostle Paul’s testimony. In his testimony we see his simple obedience to the Lord and not just an emotional response. It’s so true that we prove the reality of our faith by our obedience.
May 7, 2021
On today’s broadcast we will hear the Apostle Paul’s testimony and defense before the Jews. Turn in your Bible to Acts chapter twenty two. It’s there we find the apostle Paul finally given his long awaited opportunity to share Jesus with his fellow country men, the Jews.
May 6, 2021
With all the “Judge” shows on TV and all of the high profile criminal trials we see going on, we’re made aware of the importance of a good defense. Here in Acts twenty two, Paul puts on an eloquent defense of his ministry and beliefs, even though he doesn’t have a law degree! 
May 5, 2021
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Surviving the Storm
Nathan dropped to the ground suddenly in the middle of his first high school football practice, as parents Al and Norma watched. Through eight weeks of intensive care and many surgeries, Al and Norma Pittman faced a storm they never dreamed. Al had taught “Surviving the Storm” to his congregation, never realizing that shortly he would face the storm of his life. Power-packed and inspiring teaching that will help the reader come through any storm on the life preserver of God’s Word.

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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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