I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus and count them but rubbish.

Archive for the ‘Peronal Devotions’ Category

Ask the Pastor

June 16, 2008

We started a new series this week called Ask the Pastor. We have invited the congregation to ask those spiritual questions that perhaps have not ever been answered in any other way. I have done my best to answer them. I began this sermon by talking about how to properly interpret scripture. By doing so […]

Christianity and Government: Responsibilites of Citizenship

April 25, 2008

Here is the final one in which the responsibilites of the Citizens are discussed. There are duties that the Christian and any citizen for that matter can generally view and apply as they live at peace with the government. Ronald Regan said, “Without God, there is no virtue, because there’s no prompting of the conscience. […]

Christianity and Government: Duties of Government

April 25, 2008

Here is the second part of this sermon series. Hope it again adds to your understanding of what the Bible teaches us about the duties of government and our relationship to them. Please see the first sermon in this series for the links to those resources that greatly helped in this series. JOK.: The Lord spoke […]

Christianity and Government: Issue of Authority

April 25, 2008

Since this has been an heated election year and the focus on government has never been more pointed I thought I would post a sermon series I put together on what it means to be a Christian in this day and age and our relation to government. I enjoyed writing this sermon and so I […]

Piper on Fruit

April 25, 2008

I thought John Piper said this very well. It was a short blog but a great reminder for those who think they are not making a difference in the world when compared to those who are seeing success. Success is best seen in the weak who show God’s glory. When God Does Not Use Bigness

A Most Evil Smell

February 2, 2008

As I have mentioned many times before I work at a local coffee shop. It is a blast and I love being around coffee since its a drink I enjoy very much.  But something fooled me about being in the thick of the coffee shop life. Sometimes some of the sweetest things turn out to […]

3 Year Bible Plan

December 29, 2007

Am reading a little booklet produced by John MacArthur called, “Found: God’s Will.” It is a nice little booklet that breaks down in six principles the very special yet simple understanding of God’s Will for our lives. Now I don’t want to dwell on this part but many go around trying to seek out God’s […]