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Read through the Bible in a year . . . an idea that never gets old.

by Josh Marlowe

In last Sunday’s sermon I pointed out several marks of someone who is anticipating the return of Jesus Christ. One of those marks is a commitment to reading the Word of God. 2 Peter warns of people who would take and twist scripture to their own sinful purposes. The best way to recognize and respond […]

Foundations Courses

by Duane Smith

For many years Christians have enjoyed the benefits of living in a culture heavily influenced by a Judeo-Christian philosophy and morality.  This, however, is changing very rapidly.  Many Christians will despair at this change and will spend their time lamenting the loss of the good old days. I believe, however, that with this change will […]

THE MOST IMPORTANT NEGLECTED PRAYER

by Duane Smith

THE MOST IMPORTANT NEGLECTED PRAYER by Drew Hunter This article appeared on www.thegospelcoalition.com on 1/7/15 “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name” (Matt. 6:9). This first line of the Lord’s Prayer is one of the most familiar in the Bible. It is one of the most commonly prayed prayers in history. Yet among believers […]

5 REASONS WE EAT TOGETHER AS A FAMILY

by Duane Smith

5 REASONS WE EAT TOGETHER AS A FAMILY by Tim Challies This article appeared at www.challies.com on 1/5/15 It is one of my clearest memories from twelfth grade. It was my final year of high school but my first year at Ancaster Public High School. I was in sociology class when the teacher asked this: […]

Jesus, Friend of Sinners: But How?

by Pete

*This post was written by Kevin DeYoung and originally appeared at www.thegospelcoalition.com Everyone who knows anything about the gospels—and even those who don’t—knows that Jesus was a friend of sinners. He often drew the ire of the scribes and Pharisees for eating with sinners (Luke 15:2). Jesus clearly recognized that one of the insults hurled […]