One of the great pieces of wisdom I’ve received in my short life has been “Begin with the end in mind.” Now this wisdom isn’t limited merely to the realm of church matters. This idea bleeds over into every sphere, whether it’s your family, or your business, or your home, or even dealing with people … More Worship in Eternity
In the early years of the church, the Christian faith was simply called, “The Way”. The name may have come from the words of the Lord Jesus, “I am THE WAY, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6 ESV). The Way was most basically the … More Which Way Are You Going?
The very first day after Thanksgiving is often called “Black Friday”. On this day, businesses hope to make some wonderful sales, buyers are hoping to get in on some great deal, and overall people welcome the Christmas season with gifts galore. Do you know that the Bible speaks about Christ giving us gifts? The Apostle … More We All Gotta Eat
Have you ever though to yourself: Why is prayer necessary? The God of the Bible is omniscient, meaning He knows all things. He knows what we are going to say before we say it. Our hearts are an open book before Him. If so, why then do we pray? Some individuals, whether they are well-intentioned … More Must We Pray?
The Lord Jesus Christ came to deliver the good news of God’s marvelous grace. Matthew’s Gospel captures the inception of Jesus’ ministry in His proclamation, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 4:17 ESV) This message was proclaimed from boats and plains. It was preached from synagogues and the Temple. But by … More Sacramental Saints
I love that we worship in a traditional church. There are all sorts of churches out there. There are churches where you sit down to be entertained. There are churches which simulate a club or sporting event feel. There are churches which seem indistinguishable from the non-believing world around it, both in ideas and practice. … More A “Traditional” Church
How do you grow as a Christian? So often today we find people wanting to advance in their education or career, they want to improve their diets and their physique, but how often do we find individuals who want to improve their walk with the Lord? The Bible teaches us that if we are calling … More How Do Christians Grow?
Do you know that pastors need to hear good sermons too? One of the great joys of my life is an annual pastor’s conference with the Banner of Truth Trust. I sat in in on some wonderful sessions that honed in on a simple theme: Devoted to Christ’s Church. I’d like for us to consider … More Devoted to Christ’s Church
What have we learned throughout the pandemic? One of the common trends is that, while quarantined, many of us picked up some new skills. Some individuals have turned to baking and sourdough ad nauseam. Others have turned to the arts - whether they be crafting, painting, or even music. One other thing that has been … More No Lone Wolves
The great need of our world today is godly preaching. We can look out and see every form of disarray before us. We can turn on our televisions and see it. We can turn our radios and hear it. Our world is smoldering at a steady pace. However, my claim remains the same: the great … More The Supremacy of the Word