Living in Christ with Pastor Bob Hoekstra

The Church: How Jesus Builds It, Part 3e

January 18, 2019


All of us in the Lord’s church are affected by the prevailing perspectives on what the church is and how it should be led. In far too many instances, the church is assumed to be a human religious organization. It is further assumed that it can be operated by the same human leadership skills used in the world. These are costly errors that come from ignoring what God has revealed in His word about His church. In all matters in the Lord’s church, those who are leading and those who are being led must be totally committed to the Headship of Jesus Christ. We must all look to Jesus to be in charge of every matter that pertains to the church of the Lord Jesus Christ. The ultimate leader of the church is God, not man.

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About Living in Christ

The purpose of LICM could be stated most concisely as a ministry of "Proclaiming Christ to Christians." In order to grow in maturity and wholeness and fruitfulness and Christlikeness, we must be feeding on the truth from God's word about the Lord Jesus Christ, who lives in us as our hope of glory. Another way to express our purpose is that we are involved in pointing God's people to the Lord and His word.

About Pastor Bob Hoekstra

Pastor Bob Hoekstra was the founder and Director of Living in Christ Ministries. He had been in ministry since 1967, including fourteen years in Dallas, TX and eleven years as Pastor of Calvary Chapel of Irvine, CA. He and his wife, Dini, were married in 1966, and have three adult children and thirteen grandchildren. Bob graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1973 with the Master of Theology degree.

Since 1993, Bob had been teaching at church fellowships across the country and overseas (including, Seminars, Pastors' Conferences, Church Services, Leadership Conferences, Retreats, and Schools of Evangelism/Ministry). He has taught numerous classes at Calvary Chapel Bible College as well as at the extension campuses of Costa Mesa, Vista, San Diego, El Cajon, and others. Bob's teaching generally highlights such subjects as Counseling God's Way ,Family God's Way ,Growing in the Grace of God ,The Church: How Jesus Builds It ,Contending for the Faith ,Promise Believers ,The Sufficiency of Christ and His Word ,The Psychologizing of the Faith , and related themes. The Living in Christ Radio Program featuring these studies is heard on several stations across the country.

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P.O. Box 2848
Costa Mesa, CA 92628

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