Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 11/11/2022

Who Needs Doctrine! “…holding fast the faithful word which is in  accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to reprove those who contradict.” Titus 1:9 We live during an age when people argue that all we need to do as Christians is to love people… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/04/2022

Are You Hated? “The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I bear witness about it, that its deeds are evil.” John 7:7 In 2017 “The Nashville Statement” was signed by a national coalition of more than 150 evangelical leaders. The statement was written affirming their beliefs on human sexuality, including that marriage… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/27/2022

Charlatan! And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of the truth will be maligned. 2 Peter 2:2 When we think that we have seen it all, we are reminded of the depravity of the human heart. The senior pastor, Andy Oliver, of a United Methodist Church in Allendale, Florida, invited… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/14/2022

Image Bearer! Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image,  according to Our likeness, so that they will have    dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.”… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/09/2022

Ambassador! So then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as God is pleading through us. We beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. 2 Corinthians 5:20 Did you realize that you changed your citizenship when you became a follower of Christ? The moment you believed in your heart and confessed with your mouth… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/02/2022

Does God Love Everyone? “But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.”… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 09/25/2022

They will hate you! “And you will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.” Matthew 10:22  Dr. James White commented at the G3 Conference in Northern Virginia that got my attention. He referred to being placed in a Gulag.… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 09/18/2022

Separated! Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers; or what partnership have righteousness and  lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness? Or what harmony has Christ with Belial, or what has a believer in common with an unbeliever? Corinthians 6:14-15 One question I get asked almost every year is whether I will officiate a… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 09/11/2022

Is it Finished? Therefore, when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. John 19:30 When I was in Minnesota visiting my sister’s family the week before my sister died, I was asked a question that I have been asked many times before.… Read More »