Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 11/26/2023

The Five Solas: SOLA GRATIA …even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved…Eph.2:5 Over the following five pastor pens, I will cover the Five Solas. They are Sola Gratia (Grace Alone), Sola Fide (Faith Alone), Solus Christus (Christ Alone), Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone), and… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 12/01/2023

The Five Solas: SOLA FIDA Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,           Romans 5:1 We are saved by grace alone through faith alone. Sola fide or faith alone is crucial in understanding the Gospel. It separates biblical Christianity from progressive Christianity, universalism, and all false religions… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/19/2023

Giving Thanks And having said these things, he took bread and gave thanks to God in the presence of all. And he broke it and began to eat. Acts 27:35 This Thursday, we will celebrate Thanksgiving. It is a national holiday that was established in our country by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863 and passed… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/12/2023

Faith And though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of    glory, 1 Peter 1:8 What comes to mind when you hear the word faith? The Oxford Dictionary defines it as complete trust or   confidence… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 11/03/2023

Hindered You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with a weaker vessel, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir   of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered. 1 Peter 3:7  Are you aware that there are… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/28/2023

Last Days! But know this, that in the last days difficult times will come. 2 Tim 3:1 Can it get any worse? That is a question many Christians ask. It seems as if the world has gone crazy. In our own country, we have witnessed a seismic shift in our culture. What was once considered… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/20/2023

Evil! Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21 What we have heard and seen on the news and social media about the atrocities in Israel has shocked the world. It is hard  to imagine the evil that would cause someone to kill babies, burn women and children alive, rape… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/13/2023

“And they were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers.” Acts 2:42 Occasionally, I will hear someone say, “I don’t need to be a member of a church to be a Christian,” or “I don’t need to go  to church every week.… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 10/08/2023

Sovereignty Of God Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases. Psalm 115:3 Every believer in Jesus Christ would say God is sovereign. However, there is major disagreement about what that means. God’s sovereignty is a natural consequence of   His omniscience, omnipotence, and omnipresence. Omniscience is defined as “the state of… Read More »