Tag Archive for preaching

Quotes to Note 40: Spurgeon on Election

I’ve done 40 Quotes to Note posts, over the years now, and I have yet to post a quote from Charles Spurgeon! Perhaps I haven’t because he is so quotable, everyone else quotes him. But I stumbled across this quote again as I was teaching through my Sunday School series on Reformation doctrine again this […]

Westminster West–Texas, that is!

Congratulations to Rev. Jeremy Boothby, the newly ordained and installed pastor of Christ Covenant OPC in Amarillo, Texas. This is a sister church in my church’s Presbytery of the Southwest, which facilitates the connectedness of our Orthodox Presbyterian congregations located in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Last Friday was the day of the installation service, […]

Sermon Notes: The Lamb of God (John 1:18-34)

The following is an outline based on the notes taken during the sermon preached by Rev. Joe Troutman at Mid-Cities Presbyterian Church (OPC) in Bedford, Texas on October 26, 2014. Audio The Lamb of God (John 1:18-34) John the Baptist points away from himself to Christ, so that all may know that Christ is the […]

Plain Vanilla Presbyterian Church

The 10 marks of a “plain vanilla” Presbyterian church. Some are tongue-in-cheek–kinda! Lectio continua preaching. If you want topical preaching, then preach through the catechism in the evening. Is it a sanctuary or an auditorium? Evangelism is inherent in #1, while personal witnessing is commended and encouraged. Psalms and hymns sung from the Trinity Hymnal […]

Carl Trueman Preaches at SWBTS

Yes, you heard that right. Dr. Carl Trueman was invited to speak in the chapel service at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas yesterday. Seminary President Paige Patterson introduced Dr. Trueman as “my favorite Calvinist” for his activities as a “critic of the culture.” In the video of Dr. Trueman’s chapel sermon, you […]