Tour to Egypt

March 25—April 6, 2024 with Dr. Bilkes and Sherif

Coram Deo Pastors Conference

March 12-14, 2024 Topic: “The Pastor’s Piety Before the Face of God” Christ Covenant Church, Matthews, NC Conference link HERE

John Bunyan Book Recommendations

John Owen said of John Bunyan, a powerful preacher and the best known of all the Puritan writers, that he would gladly exchange all his learning for Bunyan’s power of touching men’s hearts. Here is a selection of some of his most enduring and influential writings: The Works of John …

God’s Holiness

One of our greatest needs always as a church, as individuals, and your family is not only an awareness but a personal encounter with the holiness of God. (1) Majestic holiness; (2) Moral holiness; (3) Gracious holiness. Sermon by Dr. Joel Beeke Heritage Reformed Church July 23, 2023

Fear God, and keep his commandments

Fear God, and keep his commandments. — ECCLESIASTES 12:13b Most of the time when we hear the word “fear” we think of being very afraid of something. But that is not what fear means here. To fear God means to love and respect God. Love and respect for God is …

Catechetical Evangelism

Like the Reformers, the Puritans were catechists. They believed that pulpit messages should be reinforced by personalized ministry through catechesis —the instruction in the doctrines of Scripture using catechisms. Puritan catechizing was evangelistic in several ways: First, scores of Puritans reached out evangelistically to children and young people by writing …

The Puritan Evangelist

The Puritan evangelist brought to his work a unique inward disposition or frame of mind and soul. Commitment to godliness lay at the heart of the Puritan vision. Thomas Brooks wrote, “A preacher’s life should be a commentary upon his doctrine; his practice should be the counterpane [counterpart] of his …