Category: Pastor’s notes

Exploring the gift of the Holy Spirit

This past Sunday was Pentecost Sunday, the day where Christians across the world celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit into the lives of all believers. We read about this event in Acts 2: “When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together… Continue Reading “Exploring the gift of the Holy Spirit”

A song of your salvation

I’ve been thinking a lot about the assurance of salvation lately. How do you know that you are, indeed, truly saved and not merely deceiving yourself? There are a lot of comforting answers to this, but just one is how much sacred scripture resonates… Continue Reading “A song of your salvation”

Two impossible choices for life

What do you want said about you at your funeral? If I have the sobering opportunity to ask someone who is dying that question, I’m genuinely curious to know what they want to share with those who come to mourn. I’ll tell you that… Continue Reading “Two impossible choices for life”

How to pray the Lord’s Prayer

As we’ve finished up our series on The Lord’s Prayer, I thought it would be useful to recap how we use the format of this prayer to shape our own conversations with God. Let’s see how flexible and wonderful this template is: “Our Father… Continue Reading “How to pray the Lord’s Prayer”

The legacy of faith

The church today is undergoing a serious crisis of family leadership. Namely, fathers and husbands are failing to spearhead worship with their family at both home and church. Over the past few decades, I’ve observed time and again how few men come to church… Continue Reading “The legacy of faith”