Enduring Faithfully through the Remainder of 2021
June 21st, 2021
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. (James 1:12)The global coronavirus...
Don’t Waste Your Summer: Read and Study!
June 14th, 2021
“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...
How and Where Do Southern Baptists Advance the Gospel?
June 8th, 2021
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) will meet in Nashville, Tennessee next week, June 15 & 16. Please be in prayer as we meet. In preparation for our annual meeting, I’ve been reminding High Pointe ...
Does the Bible Support Female Deacons?
June 1st, 2021
On Sunday morning, May 23, I made the case for faithful women being recognized by the church for official service in the church according to appropriate complementary roles. While all are called to se...
What Do Southern Baptists Do?
May 24th, 2021
This week, we continue learning about the Southern Baptist Convention by asking, “What do Southern Baptists Do?” The following information was taken from www.sbc.net. ...
Who Are Southern Baptists?
May 18th, 2021
As more and more things get back to normal, the Southern Baptist Convention will take place this year on June 13-16 in Nashville, Tennessee. In the weeks leading up to the convention, I want to take s...
What to Pray for Your Pastors
May 11th, 2021
Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a clear conscience, desiring to act honorably in all things. I urge you the more earnestly to do this in order that I may be restored to you the sooner.Hebrew...
The Danger of Loveless Orthodoxy: We’ve Been Here Before!
May 4th, 2021
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 ...
Debt Elimination Proposal
April 27th, 2021
“The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is the slave of the lender.” (Proverbs 22:7, ESV)At our April 25 members’ meeting, the elders presented a debt elimination proposal. For those who are n...
Be Careful How You Hear!
April 20th, 2021
“Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; . . . Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness, and receive with meekness the implante...
Why You Should Gather with the Church the Sunday after Easter
April 13th, 2021
“On the first day of the week, when we were gathered together” (Acts 20:7, ESV).Easter Sunday is the day when Christians throughout the world focused particular attention on the resurrection of Jesus ...
Why are We Observing the Lord’s Supper Every Week?
April 5th, 2021
“For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” (1 Corinthians 11:26, ESV)If you’ve been gathering with us, you will have noticed we are observing...