“The Way Of The Pastor” (Part 3)

“The Way Of The Pastor” (Part 3)

Paul loved his people (Acts 20:17-21), centering on the gospel (20:22-24), and on God and His Word (20:25-32). We’re looking at a standard for a minister for Christ, a Christian... Read More »
“The Way Of The Pastor” (Part 2)

“The Way Of The Pastor” (Part 2)

Paul loved his people (Acts 20:17-21), centering on the gospel (20:22-24). We’re looking at Paul’s goodbye news conference as he thanked the elders from Ephesus in Acts... Read More »

Everyone Sings!

Each summer I enjoy attending many of the free outdoor concerts presented in our city. During one performance by a brass band, several of the members briefly introduced themselves and... Read More »

The Music of Joy

God had made them rejoice with great joy . . . , so that the joy of Jerusalem was heard afar off. —Nehemiah 12:43   Several years ago, during a Christian men’s... Read More »
“The Way of the Pastor” (Part 1)

“The Way of the Pastor” (Part 1)

I was thinking about this great privilege for a calling, the pastorate.  And I happened to be reading about Paul and his connection with church leaders in Acts 20, when he was... Read More »
The Weightier Matter of the Law

The Weightier Matter of the Law

“Get rid of everything in your wardrobe that is not white. Stop sleeping on a soft pillow. Sell your musical instruments and stop eating white bread. You cannot take warm baths,... Read More »
You Never Know

You Never Know

From lightning and tempest; from earthquake, fire, and flood; from plague, pestilence, and famine . . . from oppression, conspiracy, and rebellion; from violence, battle, and murder;... Read More »
“The Call To Patience” (Part 3)

“The Call To Patience” (Part 3)

This week we are examining James 5:7-12 and seeing the challenge to a life that displays biblical patience. On Monday we saw the need for patience as we await the Lord’s return,... Read More »

Stars and Sand

A team led by an Australian astronomer calculated the number of stars in the known universe to be 70 sextillion—7 followed by 22 zeros. That unfathomable number is said to be... Read More »

The New Math Of Grace

Text: Matthew 20:1-16 Introduction: I have always been puzzled about the teaching of the parable of the vineyard workers-until several years ago when I got a copy of Philip... Read More »