Recommended Resources

We are an Orthodox Presbyterian Church, committed to the spiritual growth of the flock under our care. In order to further that mission we have included below resources that have been recommended as profitable by at least one elder on our session. Below you will find a link, as well as a brief description of you can expect.

Who Was William Farel?

Who Was William Farel? A brief overview of an important man in the history of the Church. “Farel started evangelizing the city of Geneva in December 1533 and was instrumental in convincing the whole city to embrace the Reformed faith. He preached the Word tirelessly in the streets, and later, when the priests and monks … Read more

Is Satan bound? Or is he the ruler of this world?

Is Satan bound? Or is he the ruler of this world? A pastoral response to an important question for believers. “We almost talk sometimes as if there is the Holy God and then there is the evil god, Satan. Satan is not God. He’s a finite creature. He’s limited by his finitude as well as … Read more

More Alone than Ever

More Alone than Ever A helpful overview of the problem and solution to loneliness. “the best connections are kingdom connections. Like David and Jonathan, relationships thrive when glorifying and enjoying God is the main purpose. Weaving our chief end into everyday life requires passion and creativity. We need people who value play and production, work … Read more

The Commission of the Church

The Commission of the Church An OPC foreign missionarie’s perspective on the Great Commission. “The next noteworthy matter is that the church’s commission is to “make disciples.” Jesus did not tell us merely to “make converts.” To be a disciple is to be a dedicated follower of the Lord Jesus. It is to be one … Read more

5 Minutes in Church History with Stephen Nichols – William Gouge

5 Minutes in Church History with Stephen Nichols – William Gouge A brief overview of the life of William Gouge. He was known as a man of diligence and discipline. He had routines that marked his entire life. At the end of his life, as he was passing his 75th year, he had mounting physical … Read more

You Should Know Irenaeus

You Should Know Irenaeus A helpful overview of the life of an early Christian theologian. “Irenaeus was born somewhere around AD 130 and grew up in Smyrna in Asia Minor, where the then bishop, Polycarp, became his mentor and passed on his memories of the apostle John and others who had seen the Lord. It … Read more

Daily Strength: A 365-Day Devotional for Men

Daily Strength: A 365-Day Devotional for Men Daily Strength is a year-long devotional podcast that walks Christian men through Scripture passages that speak to their most pressing issues. January 31 – Making Our Way through the Wilderness

Raised Up by the Lord: The Call of God to the Office of Pastor

Raised Up by the Lord: The Call of God to the Office of Pastor Brief overview on the importance and centrality of God’s call to men who serve as ministers. “To begin with, it is good to remember the absolute indispensability of God’s call to ministry. In fact, Calvin maintained, in keeping with Scripture, that … Read more

Storing Up Scripture in Our Hearts

Storing Up Scripture in Our Hearts An excellent plea for the study and memorization of scripture. The Christian life isn’t lived in a robotic fashion in which we’re constantly trying to think, “Is there a verse of the Bible that will help me in this situation?” That would make for very artificial Christian living. What … Read more

The Touchable

The Touchable A beautiful testament to the power of God at work in the heart of His people, and a call for prison ministry. “There is a need, not being met, for Presbyterian and Reformed churches to become active in prison ministry. “In what ways,” you ask, “may we become involved?” Basically, by ensuring that … Read more