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The Richness of Biblical Liturgy and A Humble Appeal for Living Worship

On Sunday, August 22 the following messaage was presented as part of the Christian Heritage Conference at Christ Covenant Church, Matthews, NC   The Richness of Biblical Liturgy and a Humble Appeal for ‘Living Worship’[i] John 4.20-26, Psalm 84.1-4 Michael … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Cedar Falls Bible Conference, Willa Cather and Ha Erets

This summer I’m preaching at the annual Cedar Falls Bible Conference in Cedar Falls, Iowa. They hold it at a campground just like they’ve been doing since the turn of the last century. Some of the same families who were … Continue reading

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A Romans 13 Exposition on Church and State for Such a Time as This

Listen to two radio interiviews taken from this article on Truths that Transform: Part 1 Part 2 As our nation reels from the intrusive and questionable advances of the Federal government into the authority given to the State and to … Continue reading

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Purity of Heart is to Seek One Thing

The age in which we live is steeped in existentialism, a philosophy of life that seeks to define life primarily by one’s personal experience of it. And the man who most exemplified that thought was Søren Kierkegaard. Kierkegaard, the great … Continue reading

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Let Us Wake Before We Die: Saying Your Prayers on Easter Sunday

And so it is Easter. We read from the familiar passages, but may the Lord of life come upon us in a surprisingly new way this year! Listen as if for the first time for the inerrant,infallible Word of the … Continue reading

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The Judas According to the Gospels

I offer this message for sermon fodder for pastors as Holy Week is upon us, but also to all of the Body-of-Christ-at-large for their edification from this most unusual and surprising source: Judas. But does Judas have anything to teach … Continue reading

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Don’t Hold Back! Essentials of the Reformed Faith for Faithful Service in a Pluralistic Setting

2 Timothy 1.1-5 and the Introduction to the Conference for Presbyterian & Reformed Chaplains in Europe,12-14 February 2010 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God according to the promise of the life that is in Christ … Continue reading

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Men’s Rally and Preaching at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS

Mid-South Men’s Rally and Preaching at First Presbyterian Church The following is taken from a press release from Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC: Dr. Michael A. Milton, President and James M. Baird Jr. Professor of Pastoral Theology at Reformed Theological … Continue reading

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Stacks of Books and Old Friends for a New Journey

I now share with you some quotes from a few books piled up in a corner of my office. I had hoped at the end of last year,  to stack all of my New Year readings up in that one … Continue reading

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Small Things, Big Things Dedication

This month P&R Publishing will release Small Things, Big Things: Inspiring Stories of God’s Everyday Grace. The stories are varied. But each story is really a message in itself that seeks to tug at your heart, tap on your head, … Continue reading

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