Weekly Roundup – January 19

Moralism Is Not The Gospel (But Many Christians Think It Is) “In our own context, one of the most seductive false gospels is moralism. This false gospel can take many forms and can emerge from any number of political and cultural impulses. Nevertheless, the basic structure of moralism comes down to this — the belief that the Gospel can be …

Sermon Preview – Week of January 15

Our preaching text for Sunday will be John 10:1-10. This may be one of the most well-known chapters in John’s Gospel account, and for good reason. There doesn’t seem to be any gap of time between the end of chapter 9 and the start of chapter 10. In other words, Jesus is continuing his discourse with the Pharisees concerning the …

Weekly Roundup – January 12

Ask Ligonier: A Place For Answers This is an interesting new resource that Ligonier is providing. Essentially, any time you have a Bible or theological question you can ask (whatever it is) and someone on the Ligonier team will be available to answer. Great new resource! Are There Degrees Of Rewards & Punishment In Heaven & Hell? Quick video answer …

Sermon Preview – Week of January 8

Our preaching text for Sunday will be John 9:8-41. These verses contain the aftermath of the miracle we see in John 9:1-7 where  Jesus gives sight to a man that has been blind from birth. Jesus makes it clear that this man’s blindness was not the result of some specific sin that he or his parents committed, but that his …

Weekly Roundup – January 5

Beginning Of The Year Check-In Questions For Christians “Don’t leave your spiritual growth up to spontaneity. Make a plan. Now that we’re in 2018, here are some questions to ask as you formulate ways to grow…..” Participation Versus Speculation In Worship Short video addressing right attitude and disposition in corporate worship. He Will Restore Your Soul “King David wrote Psalm 22 …

Sermon Preview – Week of January 1

This Sunday we will be back in John’s Gospel, and our preaching text will be John 9:1-7. It’s important to note that chapter 9 (all 41 verses) is a single narrative account of one miracle. That miracle is Jesus giving sight to a blind man. Sight and blindness are the dominant themes of chapter 9. There are some who think …

Weekly Roundup – December 29

Heaven-Bound: What Will It Be Like? “We’ve all been told there’s no such thing as a stupid question. And we all know that just isn’t so. That may be why in our desire to avoid the embarrassment of asking that big dumb one, many seemingly silly, but actually good, even important, questions go unasked. And I think that’s particularly true …

Sermon Preview – Week of December 25

The preaching text for Sunday will be Acts 1:6-11. We are taking time to consider this text because we will be closing out one year and preparing to begin another. I can’t think of a better time to recalibrate, and this text gives us the orientation we need to live faithful lives as we anticipate the return of Jesus Christ. …

Weekly Roundup – December 21

Peace On Earth “Do you long for peace? Do you feel stressed and anxious, burdened by all kinds of pressures and fears? Here’s a promise from the word of God that is tailor-made for you. Here our Heavenly Father promises peace to certain people. What is this peace? In English we tend to think of peace as the absence of …

Sermon Preview – Week of December 18

This coming Lord’s Day Joe Flahive will be preaching. Please pray for Joe as he prepares to deliver God’s Word to all those in attendance on Sunday morning. You can read his sermon preview below… As we gather to worship this Lord’s Day we will be provided with the opportunity to prepare our hearts to remember the greatest event to …