Posted in August 2006

Simple Church (continued)

 A Simple Church is defined, by the book of the same name, as “a congregation designed around a straight-forward and strategic process that moves people through the stages of spiritual growth.” The book defines it as a process that moves people.  People are attracted to Christ and the church and then are moved to points … Continue reading

Are Biblical Covenants Dissoluble?

I received my Fall 2004 Southwestern Journal of Theology issue this weekend.  Strange that it is the Fall 2004 issue and is copyrighted 2006 and distributed this weekend.  Oh well.  The first article is entitled Are Biblical Covenants Dissoluble?: Toward a Theology of Marriage.  It is written by David W. Jones and John K. Tarwater … Continue reading

Beat the Odds

These are my notes on the Sunday morning sermon by Dr. David McKinley at Prestonwood Baptist Church for 20 August 2006. Focal passage: 1 Samuel 17 There are three types of learning styles: auditory (hearing it), visual (seeing it), and kinesthetic (doing it).  To reach all these styles, the message today will be told as scenes.  … Continue reading

Absent From the Body

Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians chapter 5 about the temporal and the eternal.  He was encouraged by God’s promise, sealed in the Holy Spirit, that when his time on earth was done, he would be in the presence of the Lord.  In verses seven and eight he writes, “for we walk by faith, not by sight– we are … Continue reading