Mature Thinking – Philippians 3:12-16 Grace Fellowship Church – what a blessed Sunday we had last week! In the sermon we talked about pursuing Christ because of his inestimable worth and how our own righteousness can never make us more accepted in God's eyes. Paul goes as far as to say that he counted all... Continue Reading →
Pastor’s Note – The Judgment Seat of Christ
When believers who are genuinely concerned for their own growth in Christ, and honestly know their own actions to be imperfect and struggle with the flesh, look at the judgment seat of Christ, they often shy away from it. There is a certain sense and hope that we won’t disappoint Jesus with our actions because,... Continue Reading →
Pastor’s Note – Biblical Boldness!
Greetings Church! What a great study our time in Ephesians 6 on the armor of God has been! I cannot express my thankfulness in sufficient words to the Lord Jesus Christ in his faithfulness to bless the proclamation of the written word and also to all of you who have shared the Lord's blessings with... Continue Reading →
Knowing Your Position in Christ
Two weeks ago, as we studied what it means to take up the shield of faith against all the flaming darts of Satan, we focused at the end of the message on where Satan attempts to attack us most - our understanding and realization of our position in Christ Jesus our Lord. We walked through... Continue Reading →
Explaining the Nashville Statement on Biblical Sexuality
Pastor’s Note 1/31/2020 Happy Friday Grace Fellowship Church! Many of you have already read and began to digest the 14 articles our Elder Board is proposing to adopt from the Nashville Statement on Biblical Sexuality. We are adopting these 14 articles as part of what our church believes – and it has been the spark... Continue Reading →
Pastor’s Note – Faith: What Is It?
Faith – What is it? This week’s sermon in the Armor of God comes from Ephesians 6:16 – where Paul speaks about taking up the shield of faith in every circumstance in order to extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one. Just like many of the other verses in our passage in Ephesians... Continue Reading →
What Did Paul Believe about Adam?
The American evangelical world is filled with varying views, some good and some not so good, on Adam and his historicity. Was Adam a real man? Was he a singular human being? Was he human like us? All these questions and more are asked and answered in various ways depending on who you speak with.... Continue Reading →
First Pastor’s Note on New Blog!
As much as I've enjoyed making videos over the past several months for you all, the reality is that when I have a cold (as I do today!) that a pastor with the sniffles isn't exactly the one everyone wants to listen to! So rather than make a video this week, I'd like to write... Continue Reading →