Posts from January 2015

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by Pastor Hartley

Have you ever succumbed to the thought that your most significant growth as a Christian has already taken place? Have you ever thought the “glory days” were those first years when you first delighted in the mercies of Christ toward sinners, when everything was new and you could not find enough time to read the […]

by Pastor Hartley

After the violent and lawless attack last week at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo (Charlie Weekly), many people in Western nations personally adopted the now ubiquitous tag line, “I Am Charlie Hebdo,” to express sympathy and solidarity with the dead. At its core this show of solidarity is about freedom of speech. People are eager […]

by Pastor Hartley

“One ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.” Those are the words inscribed on a very powerful golden ring in J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic fantasy story, The Lord of the Rings. The crux of the tale centers around an ancient ring […]