Robert Zietlow

Beyond the Bulletin

Rob Zietlow, blessed to be... A child of God, a husband to Sharon, a dad to Kenzie, Kayla & Brayden, and a pastor at Austin Bluffs EFC.

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A Prayer For Outside Help

“Let the righteous smite me in kindness and reprove me; It is oil upon my head; do not let my head refuse it.” (Psalm 141:5) When we face a temptation, what do we seek God for in that moment? Do we pray for strength to say “no”, or maybe the provision of “the way of escape” (1 Cor. 10: »

Up is Down, Down is Up

On Sunday, August 6th, we will return to our normal Sunday morning schedule. While we will continue to offer the same quality Christian education options for all ages, the locations of those classes might be different than they were in May. In our original communication with the church concerning Above & Beyond (which was formerly called Project: Next), we discussed »

The Motivation of Good Works

Philippians 2:5-12 I like to break up my devotional readings by paragraphs. I try and assign a paragraph each day to read, study and meditate on. A paragraph can be as short as one verse and other times it can cover as many as 10 verses or more. I do this so that I can follow the specific argument »

Trusting God

“Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and trust in the LORD.” (Psalm 4:5) When I was a freshman in college, I was assigned a book to read for my 'Foundations of Biblical Living' class. The book was entitled Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges. Little did I know at the time that this book would not only »

True and Authentic Worship

“Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving And pay your vows to the Most High; Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me.” (Psalm 50:14-15) Often times, when we think about worship, our minds quickly go to that time each week when we gather together as a body of believers »