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.

Faith, June 28, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.  Hebrews 11:1  To most people, faith is a nebulous thing. It can't be measured and it's not dependable. But faith is actually the most secure action we can take because faith connects us to the most stable [...]

2019-09-06T12:15:39-05:00June 28th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Turned to God, June 26, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God.  1 Thessalonians 1:9 The follow-through of believing in Jesus is that we turn to God. We now love and serve Him with our entire lives. Two thousand years ago, it was easy to tell who did [...]

2018-06-26T06:11:15-05:00June 26th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Like a Child, June 21, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it."  Luke 18:17  It's Vacation Bible School week at the Congo! Jesus loves children and it's our pleasure to tell them about the One who loves them most. But we're not the [...]

2018-06-20T10:03:29-05:00June 21st, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Well-spoken Words, June 19, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in a setting of silver."  Proverbs 25:11 This proverb is not about how articulate you are; it's about the blessing of speaking words of truth, life and peace to others. Giving just the right response at just the right time can soothe a [...]

2018-06-19T06:00:18-05:00June 19th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Keep on Loving, June 18, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters."  Hebrews 13:1 Love is the greatest of all. Christians are nothing if we do not have love. Love is one of the key ingredients that brought our church back to life. We can never hear it too much: we must keep on loving [...]

2019-09-06T12:15:39-05:00June 18th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Lord’s Perspective, June 16, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "The LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart."  1 Samuel 16:7 God sees deeper than we do. He is not impressed by appearance, whether beauty or strength or success. He looks at our hearts. He looks for faithfulness and goodness. [...]

2018-06-14T12:24:37-05:00June 16th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

Moral Guidelines, June 15, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "I have the right to do anything," you say-- but not everything is beneficial. "I have the right to do anything"-- but I will not be mastered by anything.  1 Corinthians 6:12 God's grace can be easily abused. We can live recklessly and then simply ask for forgiveness. But that's not our [...]

2018-06-15T08:03:44-05:00June 15th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|

I Will Tell, June 13, 2018

by Chuck Hetzler "You have multiplied, O LORD my God, your wondrous deeds and your thoughts toward us; none can compare with you! I will proclaim and tell of them, yet they are more than can be told."  Psalm 40:5 As we see God's goodness in our lives we cannot keep quiet. We cannot be [...]

2018-06-12T21:52:59-05:00June 13th, 2018|Today At 12th and Maine|