Monthly Archives: July 2012

One Dark Night

One dark night has spilled over into one dark day with many more to come for the families overwhelmed with grief after a gunman opened fire in a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado shortly after midnight this morning. The occasion … Continue reading

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Thunder Over Bellingham and Preaching

Sermon prep for Sunday and listening to thunder roll over Bellingham. Reminded me of an important point Martyn-Lloyd Jones made about preaching via George Whitefield: There is the sermon, a sermon which he has prepared; and then there is the … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to All Immanuel VBS Volunteers

Dear VBS Volunteers: I just came back to my office after watching the closing ceremony of our Vacation Bible School and enjoying fellowship with parents new and not-so-new to our church. This is my third VBS experience at Immanuel Bible … Continue reading

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Our Only Comfort in Life and Death

I praise God for the rich history of theological precision in the Christian church. For this reason I love to study the best confessions of faith and catechisms from church history, including the Heidelberg Catechism (1563). Consider, for example, how … Continue reading

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