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
"How You Can Be Occupied with the Greatness of God!"
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
Pastor Geoff preaches the beginning of the tragic account of King Rehoboam -- the son of Solomon who divided the kingdom of Israel. Careful whose counsel and advice you follow. It'll impact not only you -- but many others as well!