From time to time we are presented with relational challenges that drive us to our knees. There we are confronted by a flood of emotions which would seemingly… Read more “Why Should We #Forgive?”
Matthew 5:1-11 ESV Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 And he opened his mouth… Read more “Book Review: The Peace Maker by Ken Sande”
When one considers how fellowship impacts the life of the believer he or she may begin to think about warm gatherings in homes with coffee and conversation.… Read more “Confirming our Calling in Christ: An Unexpected Aspect of Biblical Fellowship”
This final installment of the five-week series is perhaps my favorite of all. For those that know me well, they understand the teacher inside this preacher. I… Read more “Why We Preach the Bible: Part V – The Sufficiency of Scripture”
Perhaps the most controversial of all the attributes of the Bible, the Inerrancy of Scripture is vital to Biblical Christianity because the trustworthiness of the Author of… Read more “Why We Preach the Bible: Part IV – The Inerrancy of the Word of God”
In week three of this five-week series, the answer to the question of why we preach the Bible lies in the fact that the Bible is a… Read more “Why We Preach the Bible: Part III – The Unity of the Word of God”
There are times when the Word of God offers words of loving assurance and comfort for weary souls. There at times when believers are moved to the… Read more “Why We Preach the Word of God: Part II – The Rebuke of the Word of God”
The believers at Cedar Street Church are enjoying a year dedicated to answering life’s most pressing and puzzling questions. Among the questions we have answered thus far… Read more “Why We Preach the Bible – Part I – The Clarity and the Power of the Word of God”
Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney. Crossway: Wheaton, 2015. 114 pp. $14.00 Over the weekend I finally made the time to read a book that I… Read more “Book Review: Praying the Bible by Donald S. Whitney”
Flashback to April/May 2015 for this seven week series on the Seven Letters to the Seven Churches in Revelation 2-3.
Recently, the Cedar Street Church celebrated the beauty and joy of Biblical Fellowship during our “[re]group conference” weekend. The whole weekend was designed to foster Biblical community… Read more “Suffering Outside the Gate: How Sanctification is a Group Activity”
The Ordinances of the Church: The Lord’s Supper The Ordinances of the Church: Baptism
If a picture is worth a thousand words…then the worth of today’s social media world is incalculable. Millions of snapshots are taken every second from tablets and… Read more “Mark’s Instagrams of Faith”
Recently I had the pleasure of preaching this sermon during our LifeGroups weekend at the Cedar Street Church.
Recently I had the pleasure of preaching to the faithful of Faith Baptist Church in Battle Creek, Michigan. Below are the two sermons I preached from Galatians… Read more “Saints Elsewhere: The Church as the Hospital for the Hurting”
The final installment of the Scandalous Faith Series.
Jesus sends disciples into the same hostile world that rejected Him. Our end could be just like His…and that is SCANDALOUS.
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is SCANDALOUS. The Gospel proclaims that people are inadequate to rectify their situation before a Holy God. This is offensive to the heart of man.
Recently, I had the honor of preaching for the Saints at Kingdom Life Church in Lansing, MI. I have grown to love and cherish their Pastor, the… Read more “Two Churches: One We Must Be Like… One We Cannot Ignore”