Monthly Archives: December 2015

Bible Reading Plans for 2016

Alright, let’s talk about reading the whole Bible in 2016. Before we start with the various plans, allow a few preliminary words. First, here are a few reasons reading all the Bible in 2016 should excite you. Second, listen to … Continue reading

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A Pilgrim’s Friend’s Top 10 Blog Posts for 2015

As the year comes to a close, many bloggers make a practice of listing their blog’s top ten most popular posts they wrote in that year. I think it’s a good idea and I think it would provide, for me … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Pastor vs. Bomb Threat. A pastor’s letter to his church when a bomb threat targeted his church’s Christmas Eve service. “Nothing changes.  Come on if you planned to do so.  But, make things simple by not bringing a backpack, a … Continue reading

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The Time Santa Claus Slapped a Jehovah’s Witness; Kind of.

This Christmas, there will be lots of talk of Ol’ Saint Nick, but, agreeing with Nathan Busenitz, there is one Santa story that rules them all. First, some background is needed. Time and lore have turned the legend of Santa … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Become a Man?

This week our middle school and high school youth groups are ending a three-week mini-series seeking to answer the question, “Why Christmas?” Going beyond the explanation that Jesus is the “reason for the season,” we have been pushing them to … Continue reading

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Christianity Has Always Been An Organized Religion

If the Church is precious to Jesus, don’t you think He’d want to organize it? I believe the answer is yes and I believe the Scriptures teach that God has given us instructions in His Word about how the church … Continue reading

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Authority Gives Life

Far from being a curse, authority, if it is good authority, is a gift from God’s open hand. Mark Dever & Jonathan Leeman helpfully explain what good authority looks like: Good authority authors life. It creates and empowers and uplifts. … Continue reading

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