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Posts from October 2016

Shepherd’s Corner – October 30, 2016

Tomorrow is not just Halloween, but for those of the reformed faith, we remember it as Reformation Day. It is the day in 1517 that Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses on the front door of his neighborhood church in Wittenberg, Germany. On it he protested the Catholic Church’s practice of selling ‘indulgences’ (certificates sold by the church so that the time…

Shepherd’s Corner – October 16, 2016

Today I defer to Albert Mohler on the role of Preaching in our order of worship: “Worship properly directed to the honor and glory of God will find its center in the reading and preaching of the word of God. Expository preaching cannot be assigned a supporting role in the act of worship—it must be central….Worship is not something we do before…

Shepherd’s Corner – October 9, 2016

Today I want to speak about the congregational prayer in our order of worship. This is a time where a leader of the church leads the congregation in a prayer for the church, both local and universal. This is where it draws our attention towards the needs of our congregation specifically and the needs of the overall church and universal church (e.g.…