I grew up in a church-going family, for which I am grateful. But if memory serves me well, what I often heard from the pulpit was only a “half gospel.” Yes, I heard a lot about “believing in Jesus” but little about sin and repentance and the righteousness of God. I don’t think I am alone in this. I recently had the opportunity to speak … Continue reading 7 Things You Must Know About Repentance
I had a the great privilege of traveling up to Wellsboro, PA to be interviewed for a podcast on Jonathan Edwards and the Rural Pastor . My friends to TJ Freeman, Joe Wagner, and Josh MacClaren host the podcast Rural Pastors Talk and it is seriously one of my favorite podcasts out there. They always do a great job and it was neat getting a … Continue reading Jonathan Edwards and the Rural Pastor: Podcast Episode
The following is a sermon I preached in February of 2021. An audio version can be found here Both of the churches that our family attended when I was growing up were more on the progressive side when it came to praise and worship (this was in the 1980’s and 90’s). As far back as I can remember, they utilized drums and guitars along with … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Worship!