The Durick’s: Spreading The Gospel and Fighting Human Trafficking

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 …

The Father’s Bargain: John Flavel

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. …

Five Minutes: Distraction and Apathy in The Christian Life

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 …

What is Our Boast, Our Trust, Our Witness?

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 …

Pastor: Are You a Hungry Leader?

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 …

The Mirror of Media

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 …