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Pete Byma

Pete Byma has served as a pastor of congregations in Michigan and in Washington state. Serving now as a pastor in Grand Rapids, Michigan, he is also a consultant/coach for churches experiencing conflict, and he enjoys equipping and establishing people in ministry. He is married to Cheri, and they have four grown children and six grandchildren. Pete is also a registered soccer official and enjoys bicycling.

March 31, 2019

Toward the Cross

Luke 17:20-37
“Whoever tries to keep their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life will preserve it.”

March 30, 2019

Thin Places

Romans 8:28-39
In all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

March 29, 2019

It's Near

Mark 1:14-15
“The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!”

March 28, 2019


Colossians 1:3-14
He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves...

March 27, 2019

Christ's Reign and Rule

Revelation 11:15-19
If we endure, we will also reign with him.

March 26, 2019

What the King Rides

Matthew 21:1-11
See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey...

March 25, 2019

A King in Training

Deuteronomy 17:14-20
Be sure to appoint over you a king the Lord your God chooses.

March 24, 2019

The King of Glory

Psalm 24
The Lord Almighty — he is the King of glory.

March 23, 2019

Grand Finale

Revelation 1:1-6
To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood, and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father—to him be glory and power for ever and ever! Amen.

March 22, 2019


2 Corinthians 5:11-21
He has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors.

March 21, 2019

A Holy Priesthood

1 Peter 2:4-10
You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.

March 20, 2019

Never Disappointed

Hebrews 7:23-28
Such a high priest truly meets our need—one who is holy, blameless, pure, set apart from sinners, exalted above the heavens.

March 19, 2019

No More Alienation

Romans 3:21-26
All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God...

March 18, 2019

A Family Priest

Job 1:1-5
Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of [his children] ... This was Job’s regular custom

March 17, 2019

So Close

1 Peter 2:9-10
You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession...

March 16, 2019

Called, Set Apart

Jeremiah 1:4-10
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

March 15, 2019

Be Holy

1 Peter 1:13-21
“I am the Lord your God, consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy.”

March 14, 2019

Who Are You?

Matthew 16:13-20
“Who do you say I am?”

March 13, 2019

A Prophet's Job Description

Ephesians 4:7-13
Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up...

March 12, 2019

False Prophets

Ezekiel 13:1-16
“Prophesy against the prophets ... who prophesy out of their own imagination.”

March 11, 2019

Prophets and Priests

Exodus 8:8-32
The magicians said to Pharaoh, “This is the finger of God.”

March 10, 2019

God's Mouthpiece

Numbers 11:24-30; Joel 2:28-32
“I wish that all the Lord’s people were prophets and that the Lord would put his Spirit on them!”

March 9, 2019


2 Corinthians 1:18-2:4
Through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God.

March 8, 2019

You Have an Anointing

1 John 2:20-27
The anointing you received from him ... is real, not counterfeit - [so] just as it has taught you, remain in him.

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