Pastor’s wife Melissa Edgington reminds parents that It’s Okay for Kids to be Bored During Church.
“Worship isn’t about your experience of religious ecstasy. It’s about hearing God and responding appropriately, according to His Word.”
Although I have a different view of the relationship between children and the new covenant, for the most part, R. Scott Clark hits the nail on the head when it comes to The Mystery Of Children’s Church | The Heidelblog.
I recently had the privilege of delivering a sermon dealing with the subject of preaching as a means of grace. You can download or listen to the audio of it here. Below, I have posted the written version, which is a bit shorter than the audio, as I was able to expand a bit and use some illustrations which I hope were helpful. I pray my readers will find the content edifying.
The Grace of the Preached Word of God
Redeemer Presbyterian Church
This morning we are not going to be focusing on only one particular section of Scripture. Instead, we’re going to be diving into many passages of God’s Word, and we’re going to try to piece together what God has to say about his Word, and in particular, the preaching of his Word. We’re going to see how preaching is a means of grace. First, we’ll take a look at the word grace and how Scripture describes it, and then we’ll inquire as to how we can receive that grace. We’ll see specifically how God, in his Word to us, works to bring about our salvation and continues to strengthen and build us up in our faith. Continue Reading
Fred Malone gets to the point @ Founders Ministries Blog: Should We Preach Christ in Every Sermon?.
So much for “clown ministry” and entertainment-based church! Abraham Booth points out The buffoonery of harlequins.