Category Archives: Theology

The Origin of the Gospel in Galatians 1.11-24

Introduction to the Reading This message was preached at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church, Matthews, North Carolina in July 2008. For an audio version of this sermon click on this link supplied by Christ Covenant or look for this message and … Continue reading

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Hit by Friendly Fire: What to do when other Christians hurt you

Hit by Friendly Fire is a new booklet in the series, “Faith for Living,” published by Wipf and Stock. I pray that the Lord uses this book to bring healing to Christians whose souls fester in pain from being hurt … Continue reading

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Save the Date

One blushes at the term “inauguration,” especially in the political season we find ourselves in right now! But that is the term. And we are humbled to share this and ask for Christ’s glory and others’ good as this date approaches. … Continue reading

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A Confident Vision for a Great Harvest: Selections from John 4:1-42

Dr. Michael Milton, President and Professor of Practical Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NCA Sermon given at First Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga, Tennessee and scheduled to be included in a new book called Sacred Assembly: A Biblical Vision for the Church … Continue reading

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A Vision for our Seminary

A seminary literally means a “seedbed.” RTS Charlotte is a seedbed for Gospel preachers and other Christian works who are called by God and come to sit under godly pastor-teacher. Our goal is that they leave with a mind for truth … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Order and Bulletin Sample

Christmas Eve worship is one of the most beautiful and inspiring times in the life of a congregation and in the ministry of a pastor. The service may be seen by the pastor as challenging because everyone knows that you … Continue reading

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“Behind Every Cloud…”: Gen. 9.12-15; Luke 2.8-14; Acts 1.6-9; Rev. 1.7: An Advent Sermon

Introduction to the Readings My family and I are living in between two calls. Our church will be in between two pastors. We live so much of our lives in between. Some of you are living in between your old … Continue reading

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