The following article was first published in Hometown Journey Magazine. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Q: Why do Christians read the Old Testament? When… Read more Ask Pastor Jake: Why Do Christians Read the Old Testament?
Words matter. Think about it. Words are very important, especially the words of the One who reigns over all. The… Read more Get In Your Bible: The Importance of Words
This article was originally written for the “Ask Pastor Jake” column of Hometown Journey Magazine. ——————————————- Am I excited to… Read more Do You Need a Movie to Tell You “Heaven Is For Real?”
Even preachers who consider themselves firmly committed to the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture, to expository preaching, and to the… Read more The Pastor’s Confessional: Temptation to Duck Doctrine
This article was originally published in the August 2013 issue of Hometown Journey Magazine. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ What does Paul mean in… Read more Ask Pastor Jake: Baptism for the Dead?
I recently read an article on why a major mainline Protestant denomination in our country decided to exclude the modern… Read more The Cross in All Its Glory: Penal Substitutionary Atonement
Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand… Read more God loves babies, and so should we.
After my last two sermons on baptism, I have received many good questions on the subject. I figured I’d write… Read more Baptism Q & A
Just a quick thought… Beware of devotional books. That’s right. I said it. You need to be really careful about… Read more Beware of Bad Devotionals
I have been asked a couple of times recently about how I prepare my sermons. On Sunday night or Monday… Read more Sermon Prep