Will you be Left Behind? A Lesson on Bible Prophecy

This weekend, a movie will come out in theaters, Left Behind. It is a fictional account of what may happen as the end of the world begins to take place. It is based on the best selling book of the same name. What does the Bible say about the end of the world?  Three...

What Will Happen Next? A summary of Bible prophecy

Bible prophecy sometimes is controversial because there are so many different opinions about it. Most of the controversies have to do with the timing of the Lord’s return or the interpretation of the signs related to His return.  So many try to stay away from...

3 Tests for Salvation – Assurance of Salvation – Are you sure?

Have you ever doubted your salvation?  I have. It is one of the most debilitating attitudes for a Christian. One cannot pursue the Christian life if there is no assurance of salvation.  So, if you have had doubts, I have good news for you. The book of First John was...

Why I am not a 5-point Calvinist

Recently I was in conversation with some members of my congregation. We were trying to get a better handle on balancing God’s Sovereignty with Man’s Choice.   The discussion eventually found its way to some beliefs known as Calvinism, named after John...

40th Anniversary – Looking Backward, Looking Forward (Psalm 40)

Sunday, September 22 was the 40th anniversary of Faith Baptist Church.  We had a big day with about 320 in church and a bunch more people who came for the dinner and afternoon festivities.  We also had several who made professions of faith in Jesus Christ. Overall, it...