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.

The Lord’s Strength, April 27, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler The LORD said to Gideon, "You have too many men. I cannot deliver Midian into their hands, or Israel would boast against me, 'My own strength has saved me.'" Judges 7:2 Sometimes the Lord takes us through trying situations so that we know He alone is our source of strength. If we [...]

2018-04-26T14:32:48+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

By Grace through Faith, April 26, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith -- and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--not by works, so that no one can boast." Ephesians 2:8-9 Our good works cannot earn us forgiveness of sins or eternal salvation. Salvation is by grace, which means [...]

2018-04-25T13:58:10+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

A Cup of Water, April 25, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward."  Matthew 10:42 God notices our every thought and action. He sees our smallest deed of kindness, like giving a thirsty [...]

2018-04-24T15:56:53+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Humble Servant, April 24, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler Then King David went in and sat before the LORD, and he said: "Who am I, LORD God, and what is my family, that you have brought me this far?"  1 Chronicles 17:16 David was one of Israel's greatest leaders because he had a heart for God. Even after he was king [...]

2018-04-23T23:14:19+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Love in the Morning, April 23, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler “Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.”‭‭  Psalm‬ ‭90:14‬ ‭ The morning often sets the tone for the rest of the day. Remember God's love for you every morning. Take time to wake up on the right side of the [...]

2018-04-23T06:38:07+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Passing It On, April 21, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others."  2 Timothy 2:2 We should see ourselves as one link in the chain of Jesus' followers throughout history. The Good News of salvation in Jesus is [...]

2018-04-20T12:01:30+00:00 April 21st, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Law Fulfilled, April 19, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law."  Romans 13:10 As Christians, we are called to the law of love. We do not have a myriad of commandments like the Old Testament Israelites had to follow. Love is superior to any law, because love will [...]

2018-04-18T19:56:44+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Our All, April 18, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you."  Psalm 73:25 God is everything to us. All the people and the things of this life will let us down at one time or another, but God is always there for us. He is the only One [...]

2018-04-17T15:52:11+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Amazing Faith, April 17, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler When Jesus heard this, he was amazed and said to those following him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith."  Matthew 8:10 As we read the four biblical gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), we usually see people amazed at Jesus' teaching or miracles. [...]

2018-04-16T13:54:27+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|