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Posts from June 2013

“Heroes of the Pulpit” – George Whitefield

Over the summer, I want to draw attention to some of my preaching heroes.  Not only do I commend them to you, but I also want to give you an example of their pulpit ministry. ___________________ George Whitefield, who lived December 27, 1714 – September 30, 1770, is one of the greatest preachers in Christian history.  Although he was an English Anglican preacher, he…

Wednesday Is for Worship: “Come, Thou Almighty King”

This Wednesday I’m in the middle of Vacation Bible School week, and we’re thoroughly enjoying Group’s Kingdom Rock.  One of the reasons that we always do Group’s VBS material is their great music, which is geared more toward actual worship than other VBS music seems to be.  They do a great job of introducing our kids to contemporary and historic hymns of…

“Heroes of the Pulpit” – W. A. Criswell

Over the summer, I want to draw attention to some of my preaching heroes.  Not only do I commend them to you, but I also want to give you an example of their pulpit ministry. ___________________ Wallie Amos Criswell, better known by his initials W.  A., lived from December 19, 1909 to January 10, 2002.  He is one of the greatest Southern…

Wednesday Is for Worship: “Lord, I Need You”

On this Wednesday, what are you in need of?  The list very well may be long, but at the top must be the Lord.  He is what you need more than anything else.  He created you, He’s sustaining you, and He’s made a way for you to be saved.  Even those who right now either reject that they have a need of…

10 Ways My Mind Has Been Renewed by the Word

Did anybody ever sign your yearbook with, “Don’t ever change!”?  That was pretty common in my neck of the woods, but what terrible advice!  I once heard a man say that the only folks that don’t like to be changed are babies. Change can certainly be a bad thing, but when we change as God would have us to change, in fact,…