Morning Services are at 8:45 and 10:30 am in the Sanctuary.

Sunday Evening Service is at 5:00 pm. 

Our services are posted for viewing on our VEFC YouTube channel.

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Exalting the Savior - Equipping the Saints - Extending the Kingdom

Sunday Morning Services

8:45 & 10:30 am

Sunday School Classes

8:45 am - 10 am

Sunday Evening Service

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Church Address

1317 W. Main Street

Visalia, CA 93291

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Family Matters Part 9b: What Might Have Been Different?

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” Ephesians 6:4 Think with me for a moment.  How would history have been different, if key individuals had experienced an engaging, loving, kind, good, honorable, and godly father who invested positively in the lives of their children, and who were fa...

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Family Matters Part 9a: The Challenges of Fatherhood

"Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord." Ephesians 6:4 I still remember sitting in the audience watching for the first time the Christian film, Courageous. Alex Kendrick played Adam, a sheriff deputy, who tragically lost his young daughter in a car accident. Throughout the movie he wrestled with ...

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Family Matters Part 8: When A Child Responds To The Gospel, It Changes Everything!

"If any (child) be in Christ, he is a new creature, the old things passed away; new things have come." 2 Corinthians 5:17 Someone once asked me, "What did you do to get your kids to turn out sogood?" What an opportunity to puff up my pride for "my secret" silver bullet to having a great family. I took a breath, and said, "Honestly, it's only by the grace of God that m...

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America’s Future and Our Response

America's Future and Our Response Perspective: Josiah Busenitz In recent days, I've seen a photo shared on the internet that really sums up the perspective that many Christians have with regards to our times. It pictures a massive, towering wave bearing down on some poor soul. The wave is labeled 2020. Unfortunately, there's a wave behind it that's even bigger! It's labe...

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When is it Okay to Disobey Human Authority?

Hierarchy of Authority Syllogism (logic): Premise 1: God alone has absolute authority. Premise 2: God has delegated authority to five human institutions (the church, the government, "the boss", the marriage, the family, 1 Peter 2:9-3:7, Eph 6:1) Conclusion: Therefore, all human institutions have limited authority under God and are accountable to God for how they use or ...

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What if Christmas never came?

Have you ever wondered what if some turn of events had happened differently in history, how it might have affected things in the present? We may muse over the "what if" possibilities, yet for some reason it happened just as it did. Yet, we may still wonder how close things might have come to having a completely different outcome? This is portrayed in the Christmas classic ...

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How to view our Sunday live streams

If you are trying to view the livestream after our recording has ended, but before it is embedded into the Sermons section of our website (typically between 11:45am on Sunday and 6:00pm on Monday) Youtube will temporarily archive it while the file is converted into an upload. The video can be viewed by clicking the "uploads" dropdown on the church Youtube channel home pag...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Vote

Should Christians not vote? First, to not vote is ingratitude. It is to say what I have now is not worth preserving or improving. To not vote is to treat God's good gift of government with at best indifference and at worst resistance. Second, to not vote is unloving to God (Rom. 13). It shows that you are indifferent to Him being more reflected in the government of your ...

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Family Matters Part 7: The Nature Of The Child

"Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child;the rod of discipline will remove it far from him." Proverbs 22:15 In my early parenting years, I enjoyed taking my son and daughter to thelocal park on my day off. One Monday, as we enjoyed the swings and playgroundwith several other mothers and their children, we noticed a specific event unfoldbetween a mother and her chi...

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Family Matters Part 6: Parenting Begins With Self-Examination

"Whatever you have learned or received, or heard from me,or seen in me put it into practice." Philippians 4:9 Mirrors are interesting things. What we see is what we get. We sometimeshope when we look into a mirror that we will see something different, but amirror only reflects what is in front of it. The mirror may be cracked or distorted,but it still reflects. "Mirror, ...

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