The Bible Chapel Blog

Christ, Camaraderie, and Competition

Posted by Tunch Ilkin on

It's that time of year again, fellas: time for bocce! For the last six years as summer turns toward fall, the men of The Bible Chapel host a Bocce Night filled with pizza (we get the good stuff), friendly competition (suitable for both the Type A's and Type B's among us), some crazy shirts...

Lessons on Christianity from..."Psych"

Posted by Tom Rojahn on

Recently my wife and I came across the cable television show Psych on Netflix. Maybe you've seen it. If so, chances are you're cracking a smile right now remembering the mass moments of funny that occurred over the eight seasons it aired. For those of you who haven't heard of the program...

You're that big church


Posted by Vince Consoli on

Often when I tell people that I attend The Bible Chapel, their response is, "Oh, you're that big church." Here in western Pennsylvania, multi-site churches are not very common. So "big church" means "unusual church," and they're not sure they want to give us a try. In my work with the...

Headlights in the Dark

Posted by Zeb Thomas on

Psalm 119 was on my heart as I drove home one evening a while back. My windshield wipers were ticking rhythmically back and forth as I crested the country road that descends the steep hill down to my house. I half-smiled as I pulled the car to a complete stop. "Let’s see how far I get," I...

Just Like It's 2,000 Years Ago

Posted by Dave DiDonato on

Do you ever wonder sometimes what it was like to be part of the early Church during the first or second century? What it was like to be part of this movement of Christianity as it was just getting started, under heavy persecution yet still spreading like wildfire to the "ends of the...

Tunch and Vince and the Walk for the Homeless

Posted by Vince Consoli on

Tunch Ilkin, our Pastor of Men's Ministry, and I sat down at the Connections Cafe at The Bible Chapel recently to talk about an event that's near and dear to his heart: the annual Walk for the Homeless. Tunch has been headlining this walk for many years alongside his fellow Steelers...