Even My Chap Stick?

September 10, 2015

We were finally at the front of the serpentine line. Once there, we knew the drill. Jacket, belt, and shoes in the bin; cell phone, wallet, and loose change followed. I proudly removed all my liquid toiletries, slipped neatly into a clear gallon sized zip-lock bag. I say proudly because this was the first time […]

Tired Sermons

October 16, 2014

I’m no movie critic. But I am a pastor. That means I still get to comment on movies. Even though I took a class in college called “Introduction to American Film,” my opinions on plot, character development, cinematography, and the like are, well…no better than just opinion. The pastor in me, however, gets to make […]

"Directions How to Hear Sermons"

June 6, 2014

Jesus said, ‘Therefore consider carefully how you listen’ (Luke 8:18). Here are some cautions and directions, in order to help you hear sermons with profit and advantage: 1. Come to hear them, not out of curiosity, but from a sincere desire to know and do your duty. To enter his house merely to have our ears […]

All Things are Ready, Come (Luke 14:17)

August 23, 2013

delivered by C. H. Spurgeon on May 13, 1877 (condensed and edited for clarity) This invitation was first of all made to the Jews, but it seems to me to have a peculiar appropriateness to ourselves. It is later in the day than when first the Lord was here, and therefore the supper time is […]

Prepare To Meet Your God

December 14, 2012

As Pastor Rich takes this week off from writing his blog to enjoy this Christmas Season with his family, I wanted to let you know about his book that was released last week. The book, Prepare to Meet Your God, contains his nine expository sermons of the Old Testament book of Amos. These sermons will […]

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