Posts from December 2013

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the weary world rejoices

by Pastor Hartley

On the night Christ was born, Almighty God did something that at first glance seems absolutely unnecessary. He sent a brilliantly dressed angel to disturb a band of shepherds. Shepherds. Herdsmen who in the late watches of the night near Bethlehem were faithfully going about their lowly business. “And there were shepherds living out in […]

Another Saturday?

by Pastor Hartley

Earlier this week, reformed pastor Kevin DeYoung posted an article titled, “The Scandal of the Semi-Churched”(available here). DeYoung is concerned – and rightly so – about those who have made a public profession of faith in Christ, united themselves to a local church in membership, but have become more absent than present when that local […]