Pastor's Blog

Psalm 7—Friend or Foe? Ally or Adversary? David’s Instructive Prayer.
September 25, 2019

“You are to follow no man further than he follows Christ.” –John Collins      Enemies and adversaries, do you have them?…

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The Gospel Comes With a House Key
September 11, 2019

Review written by Debra Ackmann The Gospel Comes with a House Key, by Rosaria Butterfield, has been on my “to-read” list…

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Psalm 6—Death, where is thy sting?
September 4, 2019

“He may look on death with joy, who can look on forgiveness with faith.”                         –Thomas Watson      Death is the…

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Christian Contentment—Help from Jeremiah Burroughs
August 14, 2019

“That soul that is capable of God can be filled with nothing else but God.” –Jeremiah Burroughs      Our spiritual help…

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Christian Contentment—A Joyful Paella
August 7, 2019

“Contentment is a soul business…it is a grace that spreads itself through the whole soul.” –Jeremiah Burroughs      I knew a…

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Psalm 4—Sanctification, God’s Crucible of Care
July 31, 2019

“He leads none to heaven but whom he sanctifies on the earth. This living Head will not admit dead members.” –John…

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Psalm 3—The Source of Our Deliverance
July 24, 2019

“Pray often rather than very long at a time.  It is hard to be very long in prayer and not slacken…

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Psalm 2—Kiss the Son, lest he be angry
July 18, 2019

“He loves but little who tells how much he loves.”                                              –John Boys      While the nations rage and the whole…

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Joy—The call to rejoice in the Lord always
July 11, 2019

“That God is what he is, is the matter of their chiefest joy.” –John Owen      Paul exhorted the Philippians to…

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Psalm 1—The Way to Blessing
July 3, 2019

“Meditation is the life of religion, and practice is the life of meditation.” –Thomas Watson      The pursuit of happiness is…

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The Ministry of Conference—the necessity and goal of spiritual duties
June 27, 2019

“Duties can never have too much of our diligence, or too little of our confidence.”  –William Secker      There are so…

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The Ministry of Conference—The necessity of spiritual duties
June 20, 2019

“As you love your souls neglect not spiritual duties.”   –Henry Wilkinson, aka “Dean Harry”      If I asked you to list…

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The Ministry of Conference—Where do I go for assurance?
May 30, 2019

“Reason’s arm is too short to reach the jewel of assurance.”  –Thomas Brooks      When someone speaks of assurance, generally, what…

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The Ministry of Conference—What evidences do I have for heaven?
May 23, 2019

Assurance is, as it were, the cream of faith.” –William Gurnall      One of the benefits to the spiritual practice of…

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The Ministry of Conference—What sins do most prevail in me?
May 9, 2019

“He is no true believer unto whom sin is not the greatest burden, sorrow, and trouble.”                                                                                    —John Owen       Another…

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