Sermon Preview – Week of May 1

This Sunday we begin our exposition of “The Gospel According To John”. The goal of this Sunday’s sermon will be to press into the purpose of John’s gospel account. This Sunday’s sermon will serve as a kind of overview, setting us up for the weeks to come. Now, the best way to get yourself prepared is to set aside some …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – April 28

Do Paul And James Disagree On Justification By Faith Alone? A longstanding question with a clear answer that God’s people need to know (for their own hearts and witness to the gospel). Dr. Thomas Schreiner helpfully walks us through in resolving the apparent tension. Sweetness Of Prayer In The Bitterness Of Life It is true, the sweetest relief from the …

Sermon Preview – Week of April 24

This Sunday, Marshall Canales will be preaching. Marshall is one of the pastoral assistants at High Pointe Baptist Church in Austin. Marshall is married to Alexandra and they have a daughter named Kimberly and a son who was born last month named Hosea. Please pray for Marshall as he prepares to deliver the Word on Sunday, you will find his …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – April 21

  Smartphone Addiction And Our Spiritual ADD It’s simple, if you have a smartphone you need to read this! “If I am being honest, I have to admit that my iPhone habits have been largely unchecked, undisciplined, and unhealthy. And in a survey of 8,000 of our readers, many of you honestly admit the same struggle….” Intrusive Neighbor This confronts …

Sermon Preview – Week of April 17

This Sunday we will finish our exposition of Jonah. Our text will be Jonah 4:1-11. It has been quite the journey for Jonah hasn’t it? The Lord’s prophet began by fleeing from a divine call to the people of Nineveh, yet ended up in Nineveh where he preached and the people experienced mass spiritual awakening. God has not only been …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – April 14

A Biblical Theology Of Resurrection “But one of the most fascinating things about Easter is that the theme of resurrection is not something that takes the New Testament by surprise. In fact, if you study the Old Testament carefully, you will see all sorts of allusions that all point to Christ’s eventual defeat of the grave on Easter Sunday, and …

Good Friday Service and Corporate Worship Preview

Good Friday Service Our Good Friday service will take place on Friday evening at 6:30 PM. Let me encourage you to make plans to worship with us. Also, this is a great time to invite a friend, neighbor, co-worker or family member who may not have a place to worship on Friday. We will spend our evening considering all that …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – April 7

How Churches Should Engage Culture The six things listed in this article will help us think through how we live out the Great Commission in faithful obedience. “To engage the culture is to be a Christian and a church member, living in but not of the world. It involves finding points of commonality with our non-Christian neighbors, particularly where common …

Sermon Preview – Week of April 3

This Sunday we come to chapter 3 in the book of Jonah, and 0ur text will be all ten verses (3:1-10). Chapter three begins with a familiar tune, something we’ve heard before. It begins in the same way chapter one begins, but Jonah’s response is drastically different. It’s almost as if he had spent three days and three nights in the …

Weekly Roundup For Your Weekend Reading – March 31

Freedom Is Coming A devotional take from Charles Spurgeon. “The thunder-cloud has burst over the Cross of Calvary, and the pilgrims of Zion shall never be smitten by the bolts of vengeance. Come, my heart, rejoice in the immunity which thy Redeemer has secured thee, and bless his name all the day, and every day….” Disappointing Worship Services It’s ok …