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.

Angels, January 23, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?" Hebrews 1:14 Who are angels? They are not spirits of people who have died. Angels were created by God in order to serve Him and to minister to Christians. Isn't it great to know that God sends us [...]

2018-01-22T23:05:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Caring for Children, January 20, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me."  Matthew 18:5 God has a special place in His heart for children. While we may sometimes see children as bothersome and inconvenient, the Lord sees them like sheep who need guidance, help and nurture from someone who is older, wiser and [...]

2018-01-19T09:20:16+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Who You Are, January 19, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God."  1 Corinthians 6:11 As disciples of Jesus Christ, we have a new identity. We were washed of our sin, so we do not bear anymore guilt or [...]

2018-01-18T14:47:37+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Only Eternal God, January 18, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty."  Revelation 1:8 God is the beginning and the end. He always was and He always will be. Everything is contingent on Him. Nothing can exist apart from His will. [...]

2018-01-17T10:14:24+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Terrible Times, January 17, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy..."  2 Tim. 3:1-2 Unfortunately, many of our modern sins make this list of vices look like child's play. Amidst all of the good [...]

2018-01-16T15:30:20+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

People from Every Tribe, January 15, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler And they sang a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation."  Revelation 5:9 Today our country commemorates the life of Martin Luther [...]

2018-01-11T16:30:26+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Uncontrollable Tongue, January 12, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison."  James 3:7-8 It is impossible to control our speech perfectly. We say things that we wished we wouldn't [...]

2018-01-11T16:11:17+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Always Enough, January 11, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "So they gathered them and filled twelve baskets with the pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten."  John 6:13 Moments before Jesus spoke these words to His disciples, they had only 5 loaves and 2 fish and 5,000 people to feed. The disciples thought there was [...]

2018-01-10T17:04:44+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|