The COVID-19 pandemic is causing individuals, organizations, and governments to evaluate and reflect upon their values and responsibilities and the church is no exception. Many churches, in a non-sinful act, have canceled their services. They have done so under the guidance of Scripture to obey civil government (Rom 13:1–7; 1 Pet 2:13–16). Other churches, who … More Church, Technology, and COVID-19
Disclaimers: I am not a musical expert. The opinions I give are just my thoughts as a listener. The passages and theological observations made are what run through my mind when I listen. I have no spoken to the author and heard anything regarding the foundations of these passages. This is no new song. As … More Music Monday: “O Great God” by Sovereign Grace
We live in a society that values customization. Almost everything you buy can be customized to your particular liking. While this is great on one end, I fear that the tailor fit mentality can often times be imported into a Christian’s thought pattern when considering a local church. There is a danger in “customizing” our … More Two Churches, One Christian?
This is the third point to the sermon I preached regarding the qualities of missions-minded church. First, the missions-minded church is a diversely gifted church (v. 1). Second, the missions-minded church is a Spirit-led church (v. 2). Finally, we see that a missions-minded church is a sending church (v. 3). A local church’s commitment to … More Learning to Say Goodbye: The Sending Church (Acts 13:1–3)
Here is the second point to the sermon I preached last March on Acts 13:1–3. This section covers Acts 13:2 and provides the description of the Spirit-led missions-minded church. The Missions-Minded Church is a Spirit-Led Church (v. 2). The following verse provides for us a description of the Spirit’s work among the church in Antioch. … More The Spirit-Led Church (Acts 13:2)