Church

God can revive us!

Our congregation is concluding our spring revival services.  We typically take an opportunity twice a year.  These multiple services are a call to our people to set aside more time for attending corporate prayer, singing, and preaching.  Revival week is… Read More ›

The Passover

The following outline is a handout given during a mid-week service where we studied the background of the Passover and Feast of Unleavened bread.  It was attached to our churches live facebook feed for those who were unable to attend…. Read More ›

Shaping the Sermon

Paul declared, “For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel“‭‭(1 Corinthians‬ ‭9: 16, KJV‬‬)! I love to preach the… Read More ›

The Pastor 

Filling the office of the pastor takes a genuine calling from God.  The prophets, judges, and teachings foreshadow it in the Old Testament, and the New Testament defines it.  Church history has validated it, and culture has tested it.  Now,… Read More ›

Preaching in the New Testament

John the Baptist was the last Old Testament preacher (Luke 16:16), and Jesus became the first New Testament preacher.  In fact, for preaching, John Stott (1982) wrote, “The only place to begin is with Jesus himself” (p. 16).  Jesus, the quintessential person,… Read More ›