Week of January 9

I pray you were all encouraged in the Lord this past Sunday in meeting and hearing from the Klockenga’s and Keres’, our missionaries to the First Nations Peoples of Cat Lake in Northern Ontario. Please remember to pray for them as they teach and rest over the next couple of weeks in Los Fresnos before heading back to the mission …

Week of January 1

This Sunday we have the blessing of worshiping with our To Every Tribe missionary families. Matt and Ashley Klockenga with their two daughters Gracie and Emma, and Ron and Jen Keres with their two sons Owen and Graham. They will be with us for congregational worship on Sunday morning, and back with us Sunday evening for dinner and an update …

Week of December 26

This Sunday we will work back into our study through the book of Philippians. Our text will be Philippians 3:17-4:1. Paul is writing to his friends and fellow laborers in the gospel at a very difficult time, both for him and for them. Paul is being held as a prisoner in Rome awaiting trial and the Church in Philippi is …

Week of December 19

This Sunday we have a unique opportunity and blessing, one that only comes around every so often. That is, we get to gather for congregational worship on Christmas day. We will worship together as we normally do on the Lord’s Day. We will read the Word of God together, sing the glorious truths of the gospel together, pray according to …

Week of December 12

This Sunday we will take a brief (2 week) break from the book of Philippians. The sermons for the next couple of weeks will be devoted to the anticipation and realization of the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It will do our hearts good to gather around the glorious truths surrounding the incarnation of our Lord. And, as we …

Week of December 5

This Sunday the preaching text will be Philippians 3:12-16. Having exposed the Judaizers and their message of righteousness through works of the law as false (3:1-6), Paul unpacks the glorious truth of what it means, by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, to be a child of God t (3:7-11). To be a child of God means that we know …

Week of November 28

The preaching text this Sunday will be Philippians 3:7-11. In the beginning verses of chapter 3 Paul sounds the alarm against the false teachers proclaiming that salvation and God’s favor can found in anything other than Jesus Christ. In this particular case, it was the false teaching that a strict keeping of the law (handed down by Moses to the …

Week of November 21

Thank you all so much for your prayers and well-wishes! I am feeling much better today and really looking forward to being back with you all this coming Lord’s Day. This Sunday, we will take another shot at Philippians 3:1-7.┬áHere is the preview from last week. Paul lays out a very clear warning for his beloved brothers and sisters in …

Week of November 14

Our preaching text for Sunday is Philippians 3:1-7. Paul lays out a very clear warning for his beloved brothers and sisters in Christ in Philippi. Just as it is today, it was not uncommon in the first century for false teachers to travel from town to town spreading a false gospel. It just so happens that Paul is very familiar …