Oh give thanks unto the Lord, call upon His name; make known His deeds among the peoples. Sing to Him, sing praises to Him; speak of all His wonders. Glory in His holy name; let the heart of those who seek the Lord be glad. Seek the Lord and His strength; seek His face continually. […]
“Therefore, I exhort the elders among you,…shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness; nor yet as lording it over those allotted to your charge…” – 1 Peter 5:1-3 I am a pastor. I have […]
Persecution doesn’t happen in the USA! Oh really? Peaceful Pro-Life Activist Beaten by Police.
“The LORD God commanded the man, saying, ‘From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you shall surely die” (Gen. 2:16-17). “Now the serpent was more crafty than any […]
The title of this entry has been borrowed from two sources. It is the title of an article written in Voice Magazine, July/August 2008 (the publication of the IFCA, The Independent Fundamental Churches of America) and was written by W.W. McEad. In turn, he borrowed the title from a line in President Ronald Reagan’s second […]
I have often had people argue with me over whether or not God still speaks to us. It’s the old cessationist/non-cessationist row. In his most recent blog, Phil Johnson demonstrates the dangers posed by those who do not hold to Sola Scriputra, which is true of those who are non-cessationist, who believe that God still […]
In our society it is a common thing to hear a believer say that he/she wants to know the will of God for his/her life. I believe the premise is flawed and therefore will lead to a wrong answer and a life of constant doubt and frustration. God’s will for every believer is clearly presented […]
In his day Charles Spurgeon, the great Prince of Preachers, began to identify what has come to be known as The Downgrade. This was a reference to the gradual loss of sound doctrine and personal holiness among the churchmen that had begun with the Act of Uniformity of 1662. This move by King Charles II […]
A “church” in my hometown is advertising this as their current sermon series. When I saw the sign I was reminded very clearly that the Postmodern mindset has all but taken over the majority of the institutional church just as it has our overall society. I have no idea the thought process behind the series […]
Dr. Peter Jones offers a cogent examination of the politics of sexual identity and the current climate within what must be broadly labeled as Evangelicalism. IO 80: Out of Left Field, a Perfect Storm.