A Little Time With The 1689: Day 284

Day 284 Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day. Chapter 22, Paragraph 6. “…daily,…” Scripture Lookup Matthew 6:11 Psalm 55:17 Reflection The Confession states that family worship is to occur daily. Honestly, the first reaction to such a directive is to throw up my hands in frustration. There is so much going on each day,…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 283

Day 283 Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day. Chapter 22, Paragraph 6. “…as in private families…” Scripture Lookup Acts 10:2 Reflection Everyone everywhere is called to worship God. Each man, woman, and child is called to offer prayer and praise to the Creator of all things. As individuals we are to spend time worshiping…

The New Birth in First Peter

With Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in San Angelo, TX., I have had the honor of preaching through the book of 1 Peter. This past week, we got as far as 2:17 in our study. Reflecting on the study thus far, and looking forward to where we are headed, I have come to the conclusion that everything in the…

Dispelling Myths About Teaching Children’s Sunday School

One of the hardest tasks a Children’s Ministry director has to accomplish is the finding of volunteers. It seems that sometimes it’s hair-pulling, teeth-grinding work to try to get people to volunteer their time and talents. This is true both inside and outside of the church. And let’s face it, I’m no Stalin. I couldn’t…

A Philosophy of Children’s Ministry

A few years ago, I would never have thought I would be posting something like this. My sympathies toward the Family Integrated Movement resulted in somewhat of a suspicion toward children’s ministries and youth groups. After taking over the children’s ministry last year, I started to research the issue. The following post is a result.…