Blog Entries

Dec 3

Leading From the Pulpit by H.B. Charles Jr.

First and foremost, the pastor-teacher is charged to preach the word (2 Timothy 4:1-2). His leadership should flow out of his preaching, not compete with it.

Dec 2

Merry Christmas from Charles H. Spurgeon by Phillip Ort

Charles Spurgeon loved Christmas. In fact, he once said, “I like Christmas; I wish it came six times a year.”

Dec 1

Losses of a Prayerless Christian by Jim Elliff

“Prayer,” said the 19th century preacher, Charles Spurgeon, “is the tender nerve that moveth the muscle of omnipotence.” We cannot afford not to pray.

Nov 30

Isaiah’s Hope of Dawn: An Advent Reflection for the Weary by Teresa J. DeRouchie

Rest today in the One whose four great names bring all of his own real peace. And as you rest, let even greater hope be awakened in your soul, for the brilliance of Christ’s light gets even better!

Nov 30

A Symphonious Approach to Missions by Jason G. Duesing

It is more helpful to think of the modern missions movement like other movements in church history and to minimize the emphasis on titles in favor of assessing all the component parts and their unique contributions that serve to make up the movement as a whole.

Nov 29

Links For the Church (11/29) by Staff

This week’s links include resources on advent, criticism, Christian differences, names of God, and a reminder of our joy in Christ.

Nov 27

Forgiven Altogether and Forever by Charles Spurgeon

“The forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of his grace.” Ephesians 1:7 Could there be a sweeter word in any language than that word “forgiveness,” when it sounds in a guilty sinner’s ear, like the silver notes of jubilee to the captive Israelite? Blessed, forever blessed be that dear star of pardon which shines […]

Nov 26

Living By the Book by H.B. Charles Jr.

The word of God is sufficient for every season of life. This glorious theme is established in the opening stanza of Psalm 119, which teaches three aspects of living by the book.

Nov 24

Let Me Be Single by Grace Sutton

Let the unmarried be single if they want, and the married glorify God in their marriage. God has ordained it, and his Word allows it. At the end of the day, God is calling all of us to follow him more than he is asking us to check a certain box about our marital status.

Nov 24

Practicing Confession by Clara Sylvester

Confessing Jesus as our Savior and as our ultimate way of escape is where our hope lies. When we lock arms with other believers, we walk alongside those who help us fight our sin.