“Deliver Us from Evil”

This last petition of the Lord's prayer helps to create in us a healthy disillusionment with this world and a longing for the heavenly kingdom where Isaiah 11:9 will be a reality: "They will neither harm nor destroy on my holy mountain; for the earth will be full of the knowledge of the LORD, as … Continue reading “Deliver Us from Evil”

How Christianity Changed the World

 “Many today who disparage Christianity may not know or believe that, were it not for Christianity, they would not have the freedom that they presently enjoy  The very freedom of speech and expression that ironically permits them to castigate Christian values is largely a by-product of Christianity’s influences that have been incorporated into the social … Continue reading How Christianity Changed the World

When Sin Looks Normal and Righteousness Seems Strange

When we abandon friendship with God to become a friend of the world, sin looks normal and righteousness seems strange (James 4:4). David Wells defines worldliness like this: “that system of values, in any given age, which has at its center our fallen human perspective, which displaces God and his truth from the world, and … Continue reading When Sin Looks Normal and Righteousness Seems Strange

The Great Hindrance to Friendship with God – Gleanings from James 4:1-10

I am preaching through a series entitled: 2:42 - Routine Investments in Redemptive Friendships. This coming Sunday we will address "The Great Hindrance to Friendship with God." Below are some gleanings and insights put together by our pastoral intern from Covenant Seminary, Nathan Lucy. They were very helpful to me personally and I commend them … Continue reading The Great Hindrance to Friendship with God – Gleanings from James 4:1-10

Women Who Impacted the World for Christ – The Dragon Lady

For much of my childhood, I thought there was one missionary...Charlotte (Lottie) Diggs Moon (1840-1912). Much later in my life I learned of her incredible impact in the country of China. Her words that follow highlight her love for the Chinese people: “If I had a thousand lives, I would give them all for the women … Continue reading Women Who Impacted the World for Christ – The Dragon Lady

Women Who Impacted the World for Christ – Amy Carmichael (1867-1951)

In 1895, this Irish lassie was commissioned by the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society to go to Dohnavur, India, where she served fifty-six years as God's devoted servant without a furlough. A major part of her work there was devoted to rescuing children who had been dedicated by their families to be temple prostitutes. … Continue reading Women Who Impacted the World for Christ – Amy Carmichael (1867-1951)

Women Who Impacted the World for Christ – Clara Elliot

Mary Ann Faulkner Thomson wrote the hymn, “O Zion Haste Thy Mission High Fulfilling” in 1871. One of her stanzas goes like this: “Give of thy sons to bear the message glorious, Give of thy wealth to speed them on their way, Pour out thy soul for them in prayer victorious, And all thou spendest … Continue reading Women Who Impacted the World for Christ – Clara Elliot

What We Believe About Evangelism and Missions

Here are a few things we believe about missions at Trinity. We want “to so present Christ Jesus in the power of the Holy Spirit, that men, women, boys and girls shall come to put their trust in God through Him, to accept Him as their Savior, and serve Him as their King in the … Continue reading What We Believe About Evangelism and Missions

Reflections for Worship – Romans 15:14-33

No church can be built up in gospel harmony without reaching out with gospel zeal,and no church can reach out with the authentic gospel unless at the same time they are being built up in gospel peace... The full measure of the blessing of Christ does not rest on the successful, but on those whose … Continue reading Reflections for Worship – Romans 15:14-33