• Communion of the Saints

    Posted Aug 27th, 2009 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    Before I left on vacation, I started to work through our beliefs and practices as they relate to the Lord’s Supper. I will pick up where I left off next week. This week, I thought I would fill you in on some of my vacation reflections. In some ways, we had three parts to our …

  • Why We Preach the Gospel to Believers

    Posted Aug 20th, 2009 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    By Joseph Randall Have you ever thought of the Gospel as merely a message unbelievers need to hear so that they might be converted to Christ? This way of understanding the Gospel could not be further from the truth. The Gospel is for believers! Once you are converted to Jesus Christ by the Gospel, you …

  • Psalm Singing

    Posted Aug 13th, 2009 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    By Ben Rochester Why do we sing the Psalms? If you have not noticed, after the “assurance of pardon” in the worship service liturgy, we sing from the Psalter. We sing Psalms for two reasons. First, the Bible commands it. Second, the Spirit teaches us by the Psalms. Singing Psalms was an Old Testament practice. …

  • You Don’t Know What Love Is

    Posted Aug 9th, 2009 By in Youth Group Blog With | No Comments

    Here’s perhaps a nice starting point for our discussion on Wednesday. I know the White Stripes aren’t what the cool kids are listening to these days, but I just can’t keep up. What are they conveying here with the words and the images?

  • The Lord’s Supper – Part II

    Posted Aug 6th, 2009 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments The Lord’s Supper – Part II

    When the real presence of Christ is referred to in a discussion concerning the Lord’s Supper, one normally thinks that either Roman Catholicism or Lutheranism is being referred to. The reason for this is that many good folks in the Reformed community do not have a confessional, historical or reformed understanding of the topic. In …

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