Today I read a post on twitter by David Pollack (a former football player for the University of Georgia and Cincinnati Bengals). Some of you may have seen this but I thought this was so well done. Read this and then give some thought to how much you emphasize sports with your children. Nothing wrong… Continue reading Kids, Sports & Parenting
So many of you have been faithful to pray for me during this sabbatical. Please keep in mind my family and especially my wife. It is easy to forget the stress and responsibilities our wives in ministry feel. Here is an article that would be worth your time to read and then please remember to… Continue reading Sabbatical – Pastor’s Wife
The next Sunday we attended Parkside Church again with my brother and his family. We also enjoyed having Jennifer’s parents attend with us. Jennifer invited her dad to attend with us since it was Father’s Day. Most of you will know that John Ervin, Jen’s dad, is a hard working, faithful and godly man. John… Continue reading June 18 – Parkside Church
On June 11th & 18th we attended Parkside Church in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Attending Parkside is special for two reasons: the preaching of Alistair Begg the privilege of attending church with my oldest brother, Jim, and his family On June 11th, Alistair preached from Ephesians 4:25-30. He has been teaching from Ephesians for some time… Continue reading June 11 – Parkside Church
In my last post I mentioned my friend Mark Bell. Last month, Pastor Bell attended the Banner of Truth conference. After attending, he sent me a link to a sermon given by Geoff Thomas called “The Mere Believer’s Certainty Facing Eternity”. It is an excellent sermon in which Rev. Thomas says “we have a sitting… Continue reading Sermon by Geoff Thomas
For the first time in 16 years, I have been absent from First Baptist Church of Howland for more than 2 consecutive Sundays. While I have enjoyed the time of rest and spiritual refreshing, it has been strange to be away from “home” for so long. Each week our children ask where we will be… Continue reading Church Attendance
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