This is an excerpt from a transcript of a John MacArthur sermon.  You can find the full sermon transcript HERE or you can watch the sermon HERE. I found this interesting to see from the writings of Islam what they believe will happen and how John compares it to...

Social Media - so ingrained in our culture.  If you are over 25 you can certainly attest to the shocking speed at which social media went from a virtual unknown to a mainstay in our culture.  It is the crux of most people's relational interaction...

I just read this article this morning and it so blessed and encouraged me to read the wisdom in what is written.  And i think it also reflects what I was encouraging our congregation on Sunday to be characterized by when it comes to the...

HERE is a statement our elders produced in 2005 on this issue.  This paper was ever only in draft form and needs reworking in terms of layout, editing, and needs some additions to cover other related topics/issues.  But in light of Sunday's teaching on Mark 10:1-12 we thought...

This is a TEDs talk where we see, through the advances in technology, the development of a baby in the womb.  I encourage you to watch this and to marvel at the evidences of a Creator God. How could any of this happen by accident, undirected,...

Hi church, I wrote this article (below) back in the spring (of 2013) and left it to be edited as I am a terrible speller and my grammar is even worse.  However, with the busyness of church life I forgot all about it till today when...

A blog entry from Bob Kauflin's worshipmatters.com blog. More than once I’ve heard Christians insist that worship should be fun, or act like they had a responsibility to prove that Christians knew how to “party” in church. I’ve always been uncomfortable with that connection, so I...

I read this blog entry by Jerry Jenkins and thought it was a great reminder to all of us about the call of Scripture for how we, as Christ-followers, are to respond to and treat others.  I see this often in our Harvest congregation and...

Hi all, The following article was sent to me by one of my sons and I thought it contained some helpful insights and advice.  We have many, many singles in our church.  Some by choice and some not by choice. I think it would be a good...

During our study of Genesis 1-11 we came to Genesis chapter 2 where God creates Eve and brings her to Adam and we have the first marriage in Scripture.   The Holy Spirit led us through a pastoral friend, Ken Geisler of Harvest Olive (Grand Rapids...