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Reading the Bible in the New Year

Jan 1, 2015

Looking to read the entire Bible in the new year? There are many ways that people have gone about this. The following is a link to a blog by Justin Taylor where he lays out a whole bunch of different options and approaches to reading the Bible, cover to cover, in one year. Enjoy! http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justintaylor/2013/12/26/how-to-read-the-whole-bible-in-2014/

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God Spoke: Biblical Theology and Revelation

Dec 2, 2014

Question “Does God still speak today?” This is a large question that many Christians ask today–even Reformed and orthodox Christians. On the one hand there are many who agree that the Bible is a closed canon and is the only rule of faith and practice. On the other hand, there are many who claim to have […]

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Of Saints and Children

Nov 28, 2014

Thankful for Covenant Promises This Sunday I get the opportunity to baptize a covenant child for the first time. Having been raised in a church that thought little of theological matters, and attending a strong (Reformed?) baptist church in college, before finally being convinced of infant baptism in my mid-20s, this is quite a monumental […]

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One Thing NOT to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 2014

9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and treated others with contempt:10 “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this […]

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Parental Discretion is Advised

Nov 26, 2014

Are Parents Blind? A number of years ago I spoke with a man about the deplorable state of many youth in America. This man went on for quite some time depreciating parents whose children were callously living in multiple vices. I remember clearly one statement he said: “Are these parents too blind to see how […]

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A Balance in Preaching #2: Content or Theme?

Nov 8, 2014

A Question of Content or Theme? The first balance we looked at was to distinguish between biblical and systematic theology. Our second balance is a question of content or theme. Ought a sermon be driven by content or them? Let me explain.

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A Balance in Preaching #1

Nov 4, 2014

This post begins a series on preaching. I was recently asked by a congregant how I construct a sermon.I am not set in one particular homiletical school of thought, and I think there is a great amount of variety in sermons. In this series, we will look at different questions or issues concerning preaching, to […]

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Associate Missionary Ministers in Karamoja, Uganda

May 25, 2011

Daughter of Providence ruling elder Matt Folkert, Amy Folkert, has recently returned from an academic year of service as an OPC missionary associate at the OPC medical and missions compound in Karamoja, Uganda. Amy taught missionary children and led Bible studies for Karamojong children in the villages surrounding the compound where OPC missionaries David Okken […]

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Is There Hope for Haiti?

May 23, 2011

Check out the article in the May issue of New Horizons by Ben Hopp: Is There Hope for Haiti?

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