What if C.H. Spurgeon was not Spurgeon? What do I mean? "What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I … Continue reading What if Spurgeon was not Spurgeon?
What if C.H. Spurgeon was not Spurgeon? What do I mean? "What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly, I … Continue reading What if Spurgeon Was Not Spurgeon?
Last week I was privileged to sit with Nick Durick, a young man I have not seen since 2004. I first met Nick through our church in Stillman Valley, IL. At that time, we had the upwards of 60 people, both youth and adults, meeting in our home every Monday night, sometimes meeting for 6 … Continue reading The Durick’s: Spreading The Gospel and Fighting Human Trafficking
The Father’s Bargain—John Flavel In the later 1600's John Flavel wrote this picture of the God the Father talking with His dear Son regarding the hopeless and sinless state. This has come to be known as, "The Father's Bargain." “Here you may suppose the Father to say, when driving his bargain with Christ for you. … Continue reading The Father’s Bargain: John Flavel
Have you felt distracted in your faith? Has God not been preeminent in your life? Have you allowed apathy to creep in? If so, the message below may just be what you need to hear to turn this all around. Including this message, I have included a link to free downloads to my last six … Continue reading Five Minutes: Distraction and Apathy in The Christian Life
If you are like me, you do not always talk about what you should, and you may not always trust as you should, and you may not always be a witness as we are called. But, does this mean we do not strive forward? Shall we not believe all of God's word, regardless if false … Continue reading What is Our Boast, Our Trust, Our Witness?
A dear brother in Christ, and founder of Sermon Index, Greg Gordon (Facebook), posted this today and I feel it necessary to re-post and share with all. Greg hits the nail directly on the head, yet with humility and truth. You might find this post to be in total contradiction to the way we do … Continue reading Pastor: Are You a Hungry Leader?
Christian, does your Facebook page (all media) resemble the loveliness of Christ? Or has it become a show case of your sin and boastings of the flesh? Has your page become the place of mere pointing out the sins of this world, a world powerless to repent void of God’s Spirit? Or do you frame … Continue reading The Mirror of Media
Resolve and Faith “I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:14 In our pampered day and age, we have very little resolve. As a matter of fact, resolve is not really even talked about any more. Not only do we not talk about … Continue reading Resolve & Faith: Prayer Week Five