The Agony of Defeat and the Thrill of Victory

The week before Pastor Adam Tyson arrived at Placerita Bible Church to become the Senior Pastor I delivered this message in the Sunday Worship service.

It also serves as a recap of my recent archeological dig in Israel, looking for evidence for the city of Ai at Khirbet el-Maqatir. With that in mind, I based this sermon on Joshua 7:1-8:35 and the battle of Ai.