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Various life, faith, and church resources. Includes book reviews, sermon audio, articles, and links to other good Christian web sites.

Foundations of Grace

If one were to stand atop a high summit and gaze upon the whole of Christianity, one could view a long line of godly men, traced from Genesis and each book of the Bible, through successive centuries into our current day. These noble men believed and held to the Doctrines of Grace as clearly taught in the Scriptures. In this book, Steven…

Fall 2019 Equipping the Saints Conference: Suiting Up for Spiritual Conflict

Fall 2019 Equipping the Saints Conference Suiting Up for Spiritual ConflictSpeaker: Dr. Paul Lamey, Pastor of Preaching and Leadership Development, Grace Community Church, Huntsville, AlabamaOctober 5-6, 2019 As an elder, Paul devotes his primary attention to the preaching ministry of the church and to training leaders. He is the lead pastor for the Huntsville, AL campus of The Expositors Seminary, serving as…

Equipping the Saints Conference 2019: A Biblical Critique of the Word of Faith Movement

Equipping the Saints Conference 2019 Clouds Without Water: A Biblical Critique of the Word of Faith MovementSpeaker: Justin PetersApril 28-29, 2019 Justin Peters Ministries exists to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the lost and to help equip the saved to “speak the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15). Justin’s presentation, Clouds Without Water, gives a Biblical critique of the Word of…

Book of the Month

Loving God with All your Mind By Elizabeth George Summary: Do you sometimes find your thought life going in the direction of anxiety, fear, or negativity, dwelling on the things that “could or might be”? In this book “Loving God With All Your Mind”, we see six powerful Biblical truths teaching us to take every thought captive. When we think scripturally about ourselves…

Equipping the Saints Conference 2018

Theme: Standing Firm and Staying Faithful Dates: October 6-7, 2018 Speaker Justin McKitterick Justin has served as the Pastor-Teacher of Grace Community Church in Jacksonville since 2011. Growing up on the west coast, Justin came to know the Lord during his high school years. He graduated from Whitworth University in Spokane, WA with a BA in History. He completed his M.Div. and…

Book of the Month

Title:  CHARISMATIC CHAOS Author:  John MacArthur Summary:  There are times in your Christian walk, when you may be confronted with question concerning spiritual gifts. More specifically, individuals may ask you about things such as speaking in tongues, miraculous healings, or receiving new revelation from God. What about the health wealth and prosperity gospel that has dominated the landscape of so called “Christian…

November Book of the Month

Title:  Why We’re Protestant:  An Introduction to the Five Solas of the Reformation Author:  Nate Pickowicz Summary:  Post tenebras lux!  That phrase, Latin for “light after darkness,” serves as a fitting motto for the Protestant Reformation.  After nearly a thousand years of abuse in the church, appropriately referred to as “the dark ages,” the Reformation brought to light the life-changing truths of…

October Book of the Month

Title:  When People are Big & God is Small Authors:  Ed Welch Summary:  Do you struggle with caring more about what people think of you than what God does?  Do you battle being self-conscious and controlled by the opinions of others?  There is hope for you!  The Bible calls this the “fear of man” and Ed Welch has written a wonderful, practical…

September Book of the Month

 Title:  Rescuing The Gospel Authors:  Erwin W. Lutzer Summary:  This book is a telling of the story and significance of the reformation. “In prose that captivates as it informs, Erwin Lutzer captures the people, places, and big ideas that fueled the Reformation.  He explains its lasting influence on the church and western civilization.  And, perhaps most importantly, he shows why the actions…

I Love My Church

Each month we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. This article is a re-post because it is so clear and concise and get’s right to the heart of this week’s sermon on the priorities for the church. -Kurt Bekins, Pastor of Family Ministries and…

Hiding God’s Word in Our Heart

Each month we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. Hiding God’s Word in Our Heart: Although there are many reasons, here are some of the key purposes of Jesus’ birth: Ephesians 6 tells of several defensive weapons to stand firm against the schemes of…

The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment

The Discipline of Spiritual Discernment. By Tim Challies This is an excellent book.  It speaks to the need today for Christians to be discerning.  The author defines discernment as “the skill of understanding and applying God’s Word with the purpose of separating truth from error and right from wrong.  It is a task in which we attempt to see things as God sees…

The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within: Straight Talk About the Power and Defeat of Sin. By Kris Lundgaard If God has redeemed me from sin, and given me his Holy Spirit to sanctify me and give me strength against sin, why do I go on sinning?  Have you ever asked yourself that question?  Have you ever wondered why the very sin that you thought you had…

The Reason for Christmas

Each month we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. The Reason for Christmas: Although there are many reasons, here are some of the key purposes of Jesus’ birth: Reality: Read: Remember: Respond: C oming King Matthew 2:2, 6; Luke 1:32 His reign is Eternal.…

God in the Manger

God in the Manger. By John MacArthur With Christmas fast upon us, it is so easy to get lost in all the hype, all the commercialism, and all the presents, parties, and seasonal decorations.  Such distractions cause us to miss the enormous impact of the reality behind this season.  For that reason, we who are believers, need fresh reminders of the fact that…

The God Who is There

The God Who is There. By D. A. Carson Have you ever wondered what the overall purpose of the Bible is?  Have you struggled to make sense of how the books fit together and contribute to that overall purpose?  Do you really know what the Bible is about?  Do you understand the story of God and how you fit into that?  If any…

End Times Warnings

Each month we want to share a word of encouragement and offer some resources from like-minded believers for your profit. These articles are available in print upon request. Beloved Congregation, I am writing to you out of love for you and because I believe that we need a reminder on how to warn people of the coming days.  We are told in scripture…

The Gospel at Work

The Gospel at Work. By Sebastian Traeger and Greg Gilbert What you do from 9 to 5 matters for the sake of the Gospel!  Unfortunately, that’s not how most people think about their jobs.  On the one hand, some employees are so committed to their vocations that it amounts to idolatry as they seek to find their satisfaction and fulfillment in them. …

How to Walk into Church

How to Walk into Church. By Tony Payne Think about those Sundays where we came into a morning worship service expecting to be served, hoping we won’t have to talk with anyone, hoping we get our favorite seat, or coming in late and rushed and stressed from an awful morning. Maybe we don’t always think to pray for the people we are about…

God’s Battle Plan for the Mind

God’s Battle Plan for the Mind: The Puritan Practice of Biblical Meditation. By David W. Saxton Meditation in our Christian circles has gotten kind of a bad rap. The popular idea of meditation has been misshapen by mysticism, New Age, and Eastern religious notions. There is nothing more beneficial for understanding the truth and growing in sanctification than careful reflection on the…