The Cross and Suffering Study Guide

For those of you interested in the Cross and Suffering Study Guide in an electronic format (Secret Church April 6), here it is: The Cross and Suffering Study Guide… with blanks The Cross and Suffering Study Guide 2 … with the blanks filled in!

What I Believe

I have completed my ordination paper.  The task was to take the E-Free Church of America’s statement of faith and back up its statements with Scripture.  I was also charged with writing about my positions on issues such as the age of the earth, the atonement, the end times, and various social issues. What I…

The Doctrine of Election

Here are my notes from  my talk on the Doctrine of Election.  I go through the verses and arguments for unconditional and conditional election.  I also give reasons why I think election is unconditional. Election

Respectable Sins

Respectable Sins are those sins that we may overlook or that have become so commonplace that we don’t even realize they are there; such as ungodliness, unthankfulness, and pride.   Jerry Bridges has coined this term and written a great book about it called Respectable Sins.  In this book, Bridges goes through these in a…

Secret Church

This weekend we gathered to watch the Secret Church Simulcast.  It was a good reminder for us to be lifting up our brothers and sisters around the world who are persecuted for Christ.  We spent time praying for them.  To remember them, we also listened to David Platt open the Scriptures to us just like he does…