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Gospel Sacrifice vs. Sinful Sacrifice

Topics: Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This article is a part of an extended series of articles. If a particular statement seems to be lacking sufficient support or clarification, we encourage you to go back and read the previous articles, as well as commit to reading the following articles as they are published. Thank you for your patience. TWO TYPES OF SACRIFICE         …

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Why I Left California: 5 Biblical Commands For Men

Topics: Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Biblical Manhood, Contributor: Joel Webbon

This article is a part of an extended series of articles. If a particular statement seems to be lacking sufficient support or clarification, we encourage you to go back and read the previous articles, as well as commit to reading the following articles as they are published. Thank you for your patience. When pastoring in California, I regularly championed the …

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Leaving California To Win The World

Topics: Contributor: Joel Webbon

This article is a part of an extended series of articles. If a particular statement seems to be lacking sufficient support or clarification, we encourage you to go back and read the previous articles, as well as commit to reading the following articles as they are published. Thank you for your patience. There once was a long-standing tradition held by …

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The Folly of Pride

Topics: Doctrine of Sin, Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Biblical Manhood, Mortification of Sin, Contributor: Connor Hensley

“Now Herod was angry with the people of Tyre and Sidon, and they came to him with one accord, and having persuaded Blastus, the king’s chamberlain, they asked for peace, because their country depended on the king’s country for food. On an appointed day Herod put on his royal robes, took his seat upon the throne, and delivered an oration …

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Sing the Songs of Your King

Topics: Doctrine of Sin, Doctrine of Worship, Worship, Contributor: Connor Hensley

*This article is dedicated to Gabriel Rench, who serves as a member on Right Response Ministries’ Board, and the other courageous members of Christ Church in Moscow, Idaho who were arrested on Wednesday, September 23rd. At Christ Church’s “Psalm Sing” event, held at City Hall in downtown Moscow, members of the congregation were led in singing psalms and hymns in …

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Christian, Now is the Time to Take a Stand

Topics: Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Biblical Manhood, Mortification of Sin, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Contributor: Connor Hensley

My wife isn’t much of a sports fan, so I was surprised to hear her bring up a professional basketball player over dinner a little over a week ago.  I had just come home from a long shift at work and we had started eating when we began talking about Jonathan Isaac, an NBA forward for the Orlando Magic.  On …

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DEAR PASTOR, PLEASE OPEN YOUR CHURCH

Topics: Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Biblical Manhood, Mortification of Sin, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Personal Holiness, Wisdom & Discernment, Contributor: Joel Webbon

AN URGENT PLEA FOR UNITY I want to begin by clearly stating my motives for this letter: 1) To persuade all Christians that the Church (not merely individual believers themselves, but the gathered assembly of these believers on the Lord’s Day for the administering of the ordinary means of grace) is the most “essential” thing on the planet, and 2) …

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The Wickedness of Welfare: A Case Study On Caring For Widows

Topics: Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Biblical Manhood, Mortification of Sin, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Personal Holiness, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Worship, Loving the Saints, Service, Contributor: Joel Webbon

Honor widows who are truly widows. But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God. 1 Timothy 5:3-4 ESV INTRODUCTION It has been said that the true test of a civilization is the …

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The Myth of Neutrality: How Christians Should Read Coronavirus “News”

Topics: Calling, Christian Contentment, Stewardship, Wisdom & Discernment, Biblical Manhood, Mortification of Sin, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Biblical Manhood, Biblical Womanhood, Culture & Politics, Justice, Personal Holiness, Wisdom & Discernment, Justice, Culture & Politics, Contributor: Joel Webbon

I want to remind you friends, during this season, that although we should be diligent not to politicize everything, everything is still being politicized by just about everyone else. If we believe that political policies (including what kind of bans should be enforced during the coronavirus) flow downstream from morality, and morality flows downstream from theology, then we need to …