Small Town Pastor: No Feedback IS Feedback!

Being a leader can be really disheartening. The amount of slander and criticism that pastors go through has caused thousands of early retirements, I’m sure. Bearing the brunt of people’s focused aggression when you are doing your best to serve God and love...

How Long, Oh Lord, Until You Return?

In preparation for this coming Sunday’s message on the four parables of the Olivet Discourse, I read a fantastic statement by Michael Wilkins: “The way one thinks about the Lord’s return will eventually influence what one says and how one acts. Perhaps the...

Heinrich Bullinger on Justification

Heinrich Bullinger, the 16th century Swiss Reformer, wrote a book with a typically long title: “The grace of God that justifies us for the sake of Christ through faith alone, without good works, while faith meanwhile abounds in good works.” Would you agree...