On This Week's Podcast the guys welcome some specials guests: the Floyds. Who are the Floyds you may ask? Well, they are missionaries serving in Latin America with MTW and are currently home for a season. They stopped by to join us and chat about the importance of missions work, the need for local church … Continue reading A2: Episode 21- On Missions w/Los Floyds
In this week's evening service we change things up a bit as we continue in our series on Spiritual Disciplines. This week, specifically, we look at the importance of the Word of God and some of the basic ways we join in fellowship with God through the Word. Take a listen.
This week we had the privileged of hearing the Word of God declared to us by Stephen Best the President of Bible Basics International, a Local missions agency serving the local church globally. He continued our series throughout the book of John concluding Jesus instruction from the Upper Room. True Joy is received in the … Continue reading Morning: John 16:23-33 “The True Joy in Jesus our Overcomer”
Tonight marks the beginning of a new evening sermon series that will finish out our 2018 year. For the next 7 weeks we’ll be taking a dive into discipline. Don’t be frightened by this word. In every other area of life the word discipline brings up mainly positive images or ideas. We discipline ourselves to … Continue reading Evening = Habits of Grace, A Call for Discipline
In The Biblical Theological Introduction to the New Testament Dr. Bruce Lowe states the following, “In ancient times a responsible leader who knew he might leave his post would stitch stability into the social fabric of his followers in places where he thought tears might occur because of his departure. This meant presenting a farewell speech … Continue reading Morning = John 16:16-22, Invincible Joy in Jesus
When Corrie Ten Boom was a young girl, she overheard a few others at a train station speaking somewhat inappropriately and while puzzled for sure, it raised her curiosity. As she and her father were on the train ride home she asked her father about it and to her surprise he turned to look at … Continue reading Morning = John 16:12-15, The Ancient Mast (part 3)
In this week's Podcast the guys talk about voting and the Christians responsibility with the realization that it is God who is Sovereign. Take a listen
On this weeks Podcast the guys discuss H.B. Charles new book: On Pastoring. They discuss what they liked and didn't like about the book, but overall they discuss how books like this are a benefit to pastors and congregants alike. Have a listen and enjoy.
This week on the Podcast the guys reflect on the upcoming 501 anniversary of the start of the reformation. In so doing they will discuss why the reformation was important, why we can't forget it, and finally how it impacts the modern church. Please take a listen and be encouraged.
After a long and productive weekend our evening service featured a round table Q & A with Andrew and Adam wrapping up the Publican's conference from Saturday.
Being a parent is hard. Partly because it’s in parenting that we learn how to parent, but also because as much as we may encourage, instruct, and disciple our children, sometimes our children won’t learn unless they make mistakes on their own. Mistakes we made when we were their age and mistakes we’ve warned them … Continue reading Morning = John 16:4b-11, The Ancient Mast (part 2)
Join the guys this week as they dive into the the topic of Leadership in the local church. They answer the questions: What is biblical Leadership? what are the qualifications to lead? and finally Why is a Biblical view of Leadership so important in our modern context?
This week we come to the end of the amazing book of Job. In this text we experience Job's final words to God and God's final actions on behalf of Job and towards his friends.
Ideas drive history. You ever thought about that? Behind the all the Emperor’s, Generals, politicians, philosophers, thinkers, and theologians throughout history – stands one thing: ideas. Not small ideas or fleeting thoughts but grand ideas that fill out the meaning of their existence, becoming the narrative through which they interpret all of life, driving them … Continue reading Morning = John 15:26-16:4a, The Ancient Mast (part 1)
Join the guys this week as they dive into the topic of Discipleship. They answer the questions: What is biblical discipleship? Where should discipleship take place? and How should we disciple?
If we were to make a list of all the monsters mankind has dreaded over the centuries, the list would be lengthy indeed. In no particular order we can think of: vampires, werewolves, ghouls, goblins, ghosts, dragons, basilisks, Nessie the Lochness monster, Jaws, mummies, Bigfoot, Medusa, Davy Jones, gremlins, sirens, banshees, Chupacabra, poltergeists, the Headless … Continue reading Evening = Job 40:6-41:34, On Behemoth and Leviathan
I still remember the evening. It was November 13, 2003 when, a bit after midnight, I turned to a friend who had been sharing the gospel with me and said, “I want to become a Christian, what do I do?” After repenting of my sins and confessing my new belief in Christ, God accepted me! … Continue reading Morning = John 15:18-25, A Faithful Church In A Fallen World
Many years ago now there was a fad over a particularly popular bracelet among Christians. The WWJD bracelets, standing for WHAT WOULD JESUS DO, were all about boiling down our faith to one simple principle: knowing what to do in any situation by thinking of what Jesus would do in that situation and then doing … Continue reading Morning = John 15:12-17, Sovereign Love Producing Sacrificial Love
I’d like to begin this evening by contrasting two poems. In 1779 William Cowper wrote a poem called ‘Light Shining Out of Darkness.’ In it he says the following: “God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform; He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm…ye fearful saints, fresh courage … Continue reading Evening = Job 39, God’s Command Over All Creatures