Sermon Preview – Week of March 20

This Sunday our preaching text will be Jonah 1:4-16. The scene in the narrative shifts from the place of the prophet Jonah’s rebellion to his foolish flight from the presence of the Lord. While Jonah’s attempt to run is in full view in this text, the author begins this scene with what is most important…the decisive action of God!  You …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – March 17

The Shack – The Missing Art Of Evangelical Discernment Albert Mohler provides a compelling critique of the popular book recently made into a movie. His analysis unearth’s the shoddiness of “The Shack” as a source for anything that is Orthodox, Biblical or Christian. And, it challenges us to sharpen our hearts and minds with Biblical truth so as to be …

Sermon Preview – Week of March 13

This Sunday we get into the text of the book of Jonah. Our preaching text will be Jonah 1:1-3. These verses form a kind of introduction to the book, they set the stage for all of the events that will unfold throughout the narrative. In these verses we are confronted with what God does, “The word of the Lord came …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – March 10

7 Gospel Promises To Embrace Today These are things that we need each and every day. Consider how you can take these 7 promises and strive to remind yourself of them on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Pull in a brother or sister in Christ to be part of the process! “You may have heard me say this before, but it’s …

Sermon Preview – Week of March 6

This Sunday we will begin an expositional series through the book of Jonah. It is our practice to preach through both the New Testament and Old Testament so as to be faithful in “declaring the whole counsel of God”. If you grew up in a protestant evangelical environment, one of the first Bible stories you probably remember learning is about …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – March 3

What The Transgender Debate Means For The Church This is so helpful in informing us about a real life, real time cultural issue. It is also helpful in equipping us as to how we should be thinking, praying and responding as the Church. “We Christians believe that all of us are sinners, and that none of us are freaks. We …

Sermon Preview – Week of February 27

James D’Souza will be preaching this coming Lord’s Day. He will be wrapping up our four week series on “The Word Of God”. Please pray for him this week as he prepares to preach God’s Word and pray for the body as we all prepare to hear God’s Word. Take some time to read his sermon preview below… Over the …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – February 24

  Keeping Short Accounts I think this is always an appropriate topic, but it is uniquely appropriate this week as we prepare to participate in the Lord’s Supper on Sunday. “In the Christian life, we are–as the Puritans used to say–to “keep short accounts with God and men.” So, what do short accounts look like in the Christian life? Here …

Sermon Preview – Week of February 20

This Sunday Marcus Young will be preaching the third sermon in a four week series on “The Word of God”. Please pray for him as he prepares this week! We are now living in the time period referred to in Holy Scripture as ” the last days”. This refers not merely to the final days before the second coming of …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – February 17

The Sluggard Within: Defined And Defeated “The Bible says that the person who is guilty of sloth, belongs to the same family as the most destructive beings on earth. Proverbs 18:9 says, “Whoever is slack in his work is a brother to him who destroys.” Yes, the one who is lazy and indifferent to his call to serve the Lord …