Posts from November 2017

Posts from November 2017

When God makes things happen

I am ashamed to admit it, but as a pastor, too often, I don’t expect God to show up. My default is to trust in human systems and working the angles. It is a part of my fallen human nature. It is a lack of faith and trust. It is a sin in my life against which I must struggle, learning to take every thought captive and making it obedient to Christ (2Cor 10:5). How…

Bulletin – Week of November 26, 2017

Glorifying God by Knowing, Living and Proclaiming our Hope in Christ A Christian Reformed Church November 26, 2017 Order of Worship Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee Call to Worship:  Deuteronomy 6:4-9 Welcome & Greeting Lighting of First Advent Candle Father of Lights What a Beautiful Name By Faith God of Angel Armies Offering: Kingdom Advancement Fund I Surrender All…

Bulletin – Week of November 19, 2017

ORDER OF WORSHIP As it is in Heaven Prayer & Greeting Jesus This is You Your Majesty Come Thou Fount I Need Thee Every Hour Be Thou My Vision Offering: Outreach Fund Offering Prayer Scripture: Ruth 2:1-14 Message: Hospitality Here I am Lord Benediction Send Us Out NEXT SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2017 Greeters: Del & Pat Cookies: Denise, Faye Serving Assistants: Maggie,…

The importance of Prayer and ministry

Though this video is on pastoral ministry and prayer, the lesson is applicable to every Christian and the ministry they do in the home, the marketplace, at fun. Wherever we may bring the Word we must pray. #Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. John Currid “What is the importance of prayer in pastoral ministry? from Reformed Theological Seminary on Vimeo.

News articles worth reading

If you want to read some well thought articles on a variety of topics.  I suggest this listing, you will get things on marriage, religious freedom, euthanasia, government and the like. I recommend these two articles: The No. 1 Social Justice imperative is Marriage The Science about Motherhood… The section on motherhood starts about 12 minutes.  I disagree with a lot…

the importance of the Word of God

from Extreme Devotion. November 14: Extreme Weapon ROMANIA: SABINA WURMBRAND Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. Ephesians 6:17 At 5:00 A.M. they heard pounding on the door and immediately knew it was a police raid. Sabina’s husband was already in prison, and she worried about the fate of her young son if she were taken…

Bulletin – Week of November 12, 2017

Order of Worship Lord, Reign in Me Prayer & Greeting Holy Spirit You are Welcome Here Trust and Obey Litany of Confession O Great God Dwell in Me, O Blessed Spirit Offering: Kingdom Advancement Fund Lord, I Need You Prayer Scripture: 1 John 2:28-3:10 Message: Battling Sin by Abiding in Christ Holy Spirit, Living Breath of God Benediction Let Your Kingdom Come NEXT…

Continue your learning

Hillsdale College is offering a series of free courses online to deepen your understanding of government, theology, economics and history.  These course look to be very stimulating.  I am going to take one on Athens and Sparta for my continued learning.  If you want to learn more and take one of these free courses, visit there site here.
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