Category Archives: Update

Merry Christmas!

But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit … Continue reading

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Wife Blogging…

My lovely wife is now blogging at Gloria in Excelsis Deo.

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Update: Athanasius Presbytery

We’re finally back to our house here at the resort. Presbytery was long, but amazingly fruitful. We sang several Psalms and the group seems to be united in our vision. This evening begins the Family Advance Conference. Rich Lusk will … Continue reading

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Athanasius Presbytery…

I will be heading to Sandestin, Fl for our Presbytery meeting. Never have I looked forward so much to be in a meeting!

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Christian Worship with Pastor Jeff Meyers

After 2 weeks of business and pleasure, I am back! One of the great joys of my trip was to see old friends and make new ones. On Monday, Jarrod and I interviewed Dr. Jeff Meyers on the topic of … Continue reading

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On Vacation…

I will be gone for the next 10 days or so. No blogging until then. Please pray that my house sells.

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Biblical Horizons Conference 2009

BIBLICAL HORIZONS 2009 BIBLE CONFERENCE July 20-24 Jim summarizes the conference: – Peter Leithart on Sex & Death in Leviticus 18 & 20. That’s right: the gross, sexy chapters. Three lectures projected. (How can you pass up attending these????) – … Continue reading

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Fellowship with Bapt/Method/Charis/Luther

Our TCFA was another pleasant meeting. Being around pastors of so many different traditions gives me a unique sense of peace. I have no interest in sacrifing any of my cherished beliefs in these ecumenical endeavors, but I have a … Continue reading

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Sale of the Year!

How about Jordan, Leithart, Wilson, Ralph Smith and much more for $1,$2, and $3 each. BUY NOW!

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Clergy Shirt

First day wearing my clerical shirt. A few strange looks, a question from a Wendy’s worker if  I was a minister, and a police officer who called me a man of God. And that’s only day one.

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My Saturday

My day: Men’s study, cleaning garage, finding lost pipe tobacco, mowing the lawn, changing diaper, short reading time, chatting with an old friend, reviewing sermon…time for  a drink!

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Athanasius Press “Tax Relief” Sale

All books from Athanasius Press are selling for $5. This includes James B. Jordan’s Third ed. of the “Liturgy Trap.” Check it out!

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Good Friday Service

We will be having our Good Friday Service at Trinitas Christian School at 6PM. It will be a joint service with our brothers and sisters at Harmony Ridge Baptist Church. Please come and join us!

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Another beautiful day…

The weather is divine;  my daughter is full of energy. I am sitting outside working on my Good Friday homily.  Resurection is coming!

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Busy Day…

It has been a long day thus far. This morning  I drove to Valparaiso to meet my brother Mickey Schneider for the Twin Cities Ministerial Fellowship. This is a meeting of evangelical pastors in the Niceville and Valparaiso area.  Since … Continue reading

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Today is the day!

ALUMNI SNIPPETS Attention RTS Alumni:The Alumni and Friends Community, a Facebook-like application for the RTS web site that will also be connected to Facebook is soon to be released. We are looking for meaningful quotes from you concerning your ministry, church and seminary … Continue reading

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Preaching and Examination

After three weeks away from the pulpit and finally finished with my examination process, I will return to the pulpit this Sunday. I will be preaching from John 2:13-22. Last week I traveled to Clinton, MS to be examined by … Continue reading

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A Delightful Day

I had a long day. This morning I travelled about an hour to Niceville/Valparaiso area to meet Rev. Mickey Schnider who is the pastor of Trinity Presbyterian. Mickey has become a dear brother who has fought the good fight and … Continue reading

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The Graciousness of God

In God’s goodness, I was approved yesterday by the Athanasius Presbytery to be fully ordained and installed as pastor of Providence Church (CREC). Thanks to Rev. Lonn Oswalt for hosting a delightful presbytery meeting, which concluded last evening with a … Continue reading

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Headed to Clinton

I will be going to Mississippi this morning for the first official presbytery meeting of the new Athanasius Presbytery. I will be examined at 9Am tomorrow morning.

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Update…

I took my presbytery exam yesterday. It only took about eight hours. Now, my back hurts, my eyes can’t see well and I still remember where the laws on leprosy is found. I will be examined orally by the presbytery … Continue reading

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Update

Tomorrow morning I will be taking the written presbytery exam for the Athanasius Presbytery. It is a long exam. Please pray that God would refresh my mind and give me the ability to articulate in writing God’s truths. Should God … Continue reading

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After the Handbasket…

I will also be blogging at the After the Handbasket Blog.

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Update: Coral Ridge Presbyterian has a new pastor!

Coral Ridge Presbyterian (PCA), the well-known congregation pastored for five decades by the late D. James Kennedy, has nominted Tullian Tchividjian as Pastor. Tullian is a graduate of my Alma Mater RTS/Orlando and the grandson of the evangelist Billy Graham. … Continue reading

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Quick Update…

We have been in Pensacola for a week now. As we left Orlando, our congregation was very helpful loading up our 10×17 truck. When we arrived, our new congregation overwhelmed us with their gracious reception. In 45 minutes we had … Continue reading

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My final week at New Life Presbyterian…

After forty-two months working at New Life Presbyterian, my final week has arrived. I will be preaching my final sermon this Sunday the 28th of December.

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Update…

I will be in Pensacola this coming weekend preaching on Isaiah 61. Since my computer is stored until we move, I will resume blogging in the New Year. Have a blessed Advent to all!

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Update…

Much packing and little blogging in the weeks ahead…

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Update…

This is an official update to my readers: In God’s perfect timing I have accepted a call to Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, FL. There are two prayer requests: a) That our home would sell before the end of the … Continue reading

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Update…

Much has happened in these last 10 days. I have returned from my time in Texas where I attended a Council/Presbytery meeting for the Conferederation of Reformed Evangelical Churches and the Ministerial Conference on Father Hunger hosted by Christ Church … Continue reading

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