Posts made in November, 2012


Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Devotional, Rev. Serven

One of the most difficult issues in human relationships is forgiving an offense (cf. Gen. 32-33; Prov. 18:19). This is true for unbelievers in the world, and it is also true for believers within Christ’s Church. Christians, though, have a distinct advantage over those who remain in the world—we have the gracious example of the Lord Jesus Christ who forgave us so much (cf. Eph. 4:32; 1 Pet. 2:24-25; 3:18). Beyond that, we also have the Holy Spirit who dwells within each one of us and makes it possible to truly forgive past offenses (cf. 1 Cor. 3:16, 6:19-20). Because of these powerful truths...

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Rallying Cries of the Reformation

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in History, Theology

It is appropriate for Christians to remember the heroes of the past. This is especially the case for Protestants, since there have been some truly great champions from the Reformation era (1517-1650) who have made a major impact upon the present day church—men such as: John Wycliffe, John Hus, Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Martin Bucer, John Calvin, Theodore Beza, John Knox, William Tyndale, Hugh Latimer, Thomas Cranmer, Nicolas Ridley, and Ulrich Zwingli. Each of these Reformers greatly influenced the church in theology and practice. That is why remembering their life, faith, and death...

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The Bible

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Devotional, Rev. Serven, Theology

What does the Bible say about itself? To me, this is an extremely important question because the texts that can be produced demonstrate the very strong foundation that our faith rests upon. In short, we believe that the Bible is authoritative, infallible, inerrant, inspired, and sufficient to answer all of life’s fundamental questions. Moreover, it is good for us to recall that these texts are God’s very own words and, therefore, they demonstrate the self-authenticating nature of the Bible. Here are a few examples of what the Bible says about itself. – Deuteronomy 29:29 “The secret...

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Join us for the Men’s Advance 2013!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in Men's Advance

This year we will meet on February 22-23, 2013. More details and online registration coming...

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