To Love Well

To Love Well

How can we learn to love well?

All in?

All in?

It is easier to lament a lack of zeal than to find its source....

Manliness

Manliness

What does it mean to be a man?

He Knows the Way

He Knows the Way

He knows the way that I take, when He has tried me, I shall come forth as gold....

A Road Map to Isaiah

A Road Map to Isaiah

In our devotional, this morning, I want to furnish you with a brief roadmap to the book of Isaiah. I hope it will give you a sense of perspective during our evening studies on the Lord's Day.

Our Helper He Amid the Flood

Our Helper He Amid the Flood

On my way through Twitter this morning, I happened upon a Charles Spurgeon quote, “God will never cease to help us until we cease to need.”

The Nearness of God

The Nearness of God

As I type this week’s devotional, Baxter, my wee Rat Terrier has just plonked himself down beside my foot. He likes to be near me. On my part, His furry pressure on my calf lends a reassuring warmth to the room.

News for the World

News for the World

It gives me very great pleasure this weekend to introduce to you a young friend of mind, John Prabhakar.  We will welcome John to our pulpit this Sunday Evening. John is a gifted preacher and intends to head with his wife, Kelley Beth, back to his home city of Bangalore to begin a church planting works in the heart of that bustling city.

Control Yourself, Please!

Control Yourself, Please!

Happiness isn’t to be found in learning to control our environment, our circumstances, or the people we love. Most all of these things lie forever outside of our control. Happiness is to be found in harnessing the one thing we can control: ourselves.

The Simplicity of the Gospel

The Simplicity of the Gospel

God could have made salvation difficult, but he didn’t. It’s as easy as speaking: Just say the word and you’ll be saved.

A Culture of Virtue or Vengeance?

A Culture of Virtue or Vengeance?

Every culture needs virtue. It is the oil that keeps our liberties and our rights flowing together decently and kindly.

Beautiful Scars

Beautiful Scars

In our covenanter this week, our pastor looks at the ways (the beautiful ways) following Christ will scar the Christian.

How does it look to you?

How does it look to you?

The key mark of a theology of glory is the penchant for judging spiritual things by their natural appearance — how they look to the eyes of the flesh. The Theologian of glory assumes, if these things impress me, well they must impress God! If they look glorious in my eyes, then they must be really be glorious.

Theological Fortitude

Theological Fortitude

Following a crucified savior will cost you.  It will cost you everything that you are, everything you have, and everything that you hold dear in this life...Forsaking Christ is not a choice you can afford to make. Fighting against Temptation is not a fight you can afford to lose. There will be hell to pay if you do?