About Chuck Hetzler

Chuck Hetzler is Senior Pastor of the first church in his hometown of Quincy, IL – First Union Congregational Church. His passion is to seek God with others to see God’s Spirit move in historic ways today. He is blessed with a beautiful, happy family in his wife and four children.

Patient Endurance, November 9, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler “This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep his commands and remain faithful to Jesus.”  Revelation 14:12 Life on this earth is not easy. When we look at the sufferings of people all around our world and the challenges that we face on a personal [...]

2017-11-20T09:44:07+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Ears to Hear, November 8, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches."  Revelation 2:29 This line is one of Jesus' favorites; it occurs twelve times in the New Testament. There is a difference between hearing God's words to us and absorbing them deep into our lives. That difference lies in us. [...]

2017-11-07T14:19:19+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

A Fool for Wisdom, November 6, 2017

"Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become "fools" so that you may become wise."  1 Corinthians 3:18 Sometimes the way to become wise looks like foolishness in the eyes of the world. For instance, it looks ridiculous to leave your source [...]

2017-11-06T06:30:34+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Watching for God, November 3, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "You are my strength, I watch for you; you, God, are my fortress." Psalm 59:9 God is present everywhere all the time, in our work and in our homes, in our success and in our stress, in our joy and in our sadness. A key to life is living in conscious awareness [...]

2017-11-02T16:39:51+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Lord Hears, October 30, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "Know that the LORD has set apart his faithful servant for himself; the LORD hears when I call to him."  Psalm 4:3 The Lord has called you to Himself, so He will not abandon you. When you pray, God always hears you because you are His chosen child. Why would He not [...]

2017-10-30T06:27:09+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Only God, October 28, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen."  1 Timothy 1:17 We need regular reminders of who God is. He is the only God. He alone has always existed. It is impossible for Him to be defeated. He is King, sovereignly [...]

2017-10-27T22:52:40+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Beating Temptation, October 27, 2017

by Chuck Hetzler "Each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death."  James 1:14-15 If we want to cut off sin from our lives, we have to start before [...]

2017-11-20T09:44:07+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|