Liar, Lunatic, Lord or Maybe Legend

C. S. Lewis’ very memorable way of putting this… Stated in a radio talk in 1942 later published in Mere Christianity in 1952: “I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Him: ‘I’m ready to accept Jesus as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept his claim to be God.’… Read more →

Resources for Home

Over the past few months we have been making use of the book Small Talks on Big Questions by Selah Helms and Susan Thompson Kahler during our “children’s story”. This book is essentially a teaching tool for working through a Children’s Catechism based on the Westminster Confession of Faith & 1689 The London Baptist Confession. We have also started in our 9:30 Bible Class a series where… Read more →

A Christian Call to Prayer

On Sunday, 17 March 2019, less that 48 hours after the horrific attack in two Christchurch Mosques resulting in the massacre of 50 people created in the image of God, I preached this sermon as part of this service. Today, 22 March 2019 when marking one week since this evil attack, New Zealand’s media outlets (online, TV, radio) will broadcast the Islamic “Call… Read more →

Jesus is Greater: A Study in Hebrews

  This Sunday (18 June 2017) we will begin a new sermon series at Rolleston Baptist Church – “Jesus is Greater: A Study in Hebrews”. Here are some items which should be helpful for those desiring to prepare themselves for this series by becoming a bit more familiar with the book of Hebrews: Ryan Ferguson reciting the book of Hebrews… Read more →

2017 Reading Plans as You Plan to Read

I hope your planning to read in 2017. Specifically, I hope you are planning to read your Bible and good theology in 2017. From my experience, most people won’t do either without a plan. Here are some helpful plans for you Bible reading: Bible Reading Plan for Shirkers and Slackers Professor Grant Horners Bible Reading System The Discipleship Journal Reading… Read more →