September 1st, 2020
Most Christians could care less about how a church governs itself. In fact, if a church has members’ meetings, as ours does, only about 20% of the church attend. I propose the reason church government...
Ministry at High Pointe for the Remainder of 2020
August 25th, 2020
“And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds, and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unit...
High Pointe Statement on Elder Nominations
August 18th, 2020
“The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Therefore, an overseer must be above reproach, . . .” (1 Timothy 3:1-2, ESV).According to our confess...
Why the Doctrine of Election is So Precious to Me
August 11th, 2020
All that the Father gives me will come to me, . . .(John 6:37, ESV)It was a joy to be back in the pulpit this Sunday after our vacation and begin a new sermon series through Paul’s letter to the Ephes...
Introducing Our New Director of Student Ministry
August 4th, 2020
By design, our staff is transitional. Of course, not every staff position is necessarily transitional. But, we purposely set out to identify and train young men who are faithful and able to teach othe...
Who’s Your One?
July 28th, 2020
“The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, "Follow me." Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We h...
Enduring Faithfully through the Remainder of 2020
July 21st, 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has, at the very least, frustrated summer plans. As we approach the end of summer and beginning of fall 2020, questions remain – about school, sports, work, even church...
Don’t Waste Your Summer: Read and Study!
July 14th, 2020
“Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles. The fear of the Lord is the be...
Fighting for the Unity of the Spirit in the Midst of Societal Turmoil
July 7th, 2020
“If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself,’ you are doing well.”(James 2:8, ESV)Just when we thought things couldn’t get any worse with...
Our Present (Coronavirus) Moment
June 30th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has exhausted all of us. Sadly, with the latest news of increasing numbers and the slowing down of the reopening of Texas, we need to prepare mentally for the reality that we ...
The Danger of Loveless Orthodoxy: We've Been Here Before!
June 23rd, 2020
The Young, Restless, Reformed movement is now ten years old. By God’s grace, much good has come from it: blogs, books, conferences, podcasts, but most importantly, a new generation of Christians with ...
Coming Together as a Church: ONE Service Beginning This Sunday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m.
June 16th, 2020
What then, brothers? When you come together, each one has a hymn, a lesson, a revelation, a tongue, or an interpretation. Let all things be done for building up.(1 Corinthians 14:26) It has been enco...