Francis Grimke delivered this sermon on Sunday, November 3, 1918 at the Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church in Washington, D. C. after the outbreak of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.
At a large meeting with fellow pastors, I struck up a conversation with the man sitting next to me. We shared about our families and the churches we serve. After describing my immigrant church context, he shot me a look of astonishment. “Whoa. It sounds like you have multiple churches meeting in one building. I […]
Obedience is costly and the road of perseverance is long. But God, in his kindness, does not want you to walk this road alone.
This present struggle will pass, but it’s just a matter of time before the next one comes. In preparation, let’s be stewards of this current crisis.
If we’re going to fight to preserve God-given authority, then we must also fight its abuses.
if the virus continues to make headway, the normal rhythms of life will continue to be thrown off and unique shepherding opportunities will abound. We should be alert.
It has become a common trope to argue that Bible calls us to Christlikeness, not biblical manhood and womanhood. This is a category error.
We are asking that God would use what others see as a great calamity to bring about a great awakening.
In a time of uncertainty, what should we sing?
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The influenza of 1918 provides an example of how churches in Washington DC responded to a public health crisis and government orders to close churches
The claim that Acts demonstrates a uniform pattern of spontaneous baptisms is overstated.
Here are 12 kinds of sermons that appear to be expositional, but actually aren’t.
The Lord uses our unity, Christ-centered lives, and proclamation of the gospel to bear witness to the world. It helps when we have a place where people can walk in from the street and actually witness our unity, Christ-centered lives, and gospel proclamation.
First Thessalonians is immensely practical and wonderfully motivating. It paints the picture of the grandeur of God and the glory of the gospel. Your church will benefit greatly.
Brothers, it bears repeating because we can be so tempted to believe otherwise: the value of preaching Christ is not dependent on the number of your listeners.