In my last post, we looked at the joy death brings for the Christian who dies trusting in the promises of Christ. But for those who remain here on earth, … Continue reading
Do you fear death? Not dying, but death itself? Most people are afraid of the unfamiliar. That is why the prospect of death strikes such fear. It’s hard to stand … Continue reading
Are Pastors to follow Paul’s bi-vocational example? Is bi-vocational ministry ideal? C’mon up and chop with Phil Duncanson on the porch.
C’mon up to hear Phil Duncanson preach on Psalm 34. Phil preached this message at the 2016 New Life Conference, “Christ in the Psalms.”
So we’ve discussed godly character, but what are the skills needed for a church administrator?
How then do you go about identifying the right administrator for your church? Are there qualifications for such a person, and what might that be?
If you say you believe in God, you ought to see the Church as Christ sees her and strive not to neglect her.
Believers go through a great deal of their Christian experience knowing much about church anniversaries, but have little knowledge about why they are able to read the Bibles that sit in the pews in front of them. Phil goes back to 10th grade to remind us why!
Why is it important for Christians to have a faith that is grounded historically? What is great about this current generation’s zeal, and is there anything dangerous about this passion? … Continue reading
In light of many Christians’ obsession with the “miraculous” spiritual gifts, Phil Duncanson comes up on The Front Porch to remind us of the array of spiritual gifts God has given the church. None of these gifts are boring. Why? C’mon up on the porch and let us know what you think.
Nearly 12 years ago, God opened my eyes to Reformed theology during a study through the book of John. As we began to look at Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus, the … Continue reading
Not too long ago I heard a startling statistic. According to some recent reports there are roughly 300 African Americans engaged in long term international missions. And most feel that … Continue reading