In this sermon, Pastor Geoff preaches on the reign of King Asa -- where, here, he leads the nation in great reformation and revival.
He receives the Word from the prophet.
He is a courageous leader.
He is committed to leading the congregation in a re-committal ceremony to God and to their covenant with Him.
He clings to God in holiness of life.
PODCAST: What if my kids don’t like our Church?
A few encouragements...
Pray — seek the elders’ help and encouragement and prayer
Persevere — keep enduring and persevering patiently and prayerfully
Inquire — for help/encouragement/accountability
Engage — even more in ministry life
Capitalize — use it as opportunity to shepherd them on what a local church is to be/do
In this Summer in the Psalms series, Pastor Geoff kicks it off with this exposition through Psalm 103 -- how to be gloriously occupied with and preoccupied with the supremacy and glory and radiance of our great God!
How do you occupy yourself with God? Here are 5 ways that the Psalm provides so we can be overwhelmed at the glory of our God!
"How to Start an Activity in a God-Honoring Way: Lessons from Asa"
In this sermon, Pastor Geoff teaches 2 Chronicles 14 on the beginning of the reign of King Asa. How do you begin something well? How do you venture out in a new activity or ministry in a God-glorifying way?
Pastor Geoff provides a brief podcast about congregational singing and picking theologically rich, theo-centric hymns.
It MODELS (for next generation/kids)
It PREPARES (for heaven/heavenly worship)
It EXALTS (focuses on God/not man)
Pastor Geoff provides helps for interpeting the Book of Revelation properly:
Interpret the Book of Revelation:
Canonically (how it fits into the canon at large)
Remember: God does not wish to HIDE truth from us.
Remember the Genre - it is prophecy, prophetic literature (from God/re: the future)
Remember the OT - interpret Scripture with Scripture
Remember authorial intent — what did the A/author mean by what he wrote
Remember progressive relation - start w/ OT & build on this foundation when coming to Revelation & NT
Remember straightforward, plain, normal interp - interpret it normally whenever this is permitted by the context or comparing scripture with Scripture
Remember figures of speech & symbols - note the key words: “Like/As"
"Bad Leadership 101: The Corrupt Leadership of King Rehoboam!"
Pastor Geoff preaches on the sad & tragic account of this prideful man, King Rehoboam.
The DOMINATION of Rehoboam
The Distracted DEVOTION of Rehoboam
The DEFILEMENT of Rehoboam
The DISOBEDIENCE of Rehoboam