Eclipses in the Christian Life

In 1983, the raspy-voiced Welsh singer Bonnie Tyler, rocked the airwaves with her hit song “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” (Remember the hair?) Jim Steinman’s attention grabbing lyrics helped the tune stay stuck in the music zeitgeist of so many. … Continue reading

A thought on 1 Corinthians 10:13

God the Father is so good and gracious to His blood-bought ones, that He never allows them to be subjected to any trial, temptation or tribulation – but He is omnisciently confident we can overcome and benefit from: Through the … Continue reading

As I was Reading Today – A Tasty Bit of Newton

John Newton wrote hundreds if not thousands of poems. During his tenure pastoring in rural Olney, England, he compiled many of his own compositions and those of William Cowper into a collection known as The Olney Hymns. He wanted them … Continue reading

What Prevents Me from being Baptized? Sermon notes for 6/4/2017

What Prevents Me from Being Baptized? Isaiah 53 Acts 8:26-38 Matthew 28:19-20 AUDIO FOR THIS SERMON CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING HERE The doctrine and practice of baptism has fallen on hard times in our generation. The whys behind it … Continue reading

Gavin Ortlund’s review of William Paul Young’s “Lies We Believe About God”

I was planning to write a review of this book myself (and may still) but Gavin Ortlund’s review for the Gospel Coalition’s website is already here. Take advantage of it. GAVIN ORTLAND’S REVIEW In short, those of us who thought … Continue reading

Revelation Part 3 – Sermon Notes

Revelation Part 3 Revelation 1:9-20   The way I want to proceed this morning is quite simple: I hope to go back and make 3 Observations on the same text we looked at last time – then add a small … Continue reading