Reading for the Week of December 21, 2014 Advent Theme: Love Sunday December 21 Luke 1:26-38 Monday December 22 Luke 1:39-56 Tuesday December 23 Luke 1:57-80 Wednesday December 24 Matthew 1:18-25 Thursday December 25 John 1:1-18 … More Advent of Love
Devotional Thought from Ezekiel 34:11-31 Peace can be an illusive thing in this life. Conflict seems to be inscribed on our DNA. In fact, the Bible says that it is. What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? “Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?(James 4:1)” Our sin … More The Advent of Peace
Preparing Our Hearts Psalm 51:3-12  For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.  Against you, you only, have I sinned and done what is evil in your sight, so that you may be justified in your words and blameless in your judgment.  Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, and in … More Solomon’s Porch Devotional for the Week
This past Sunday as I taught through Hosea 7, I drew several parallels between the state of Israel in Hosea’s time period, and the state of our own nation and church today. Some of the parallels I made were rising crime and increased border difficulties (vs 1), a public that generally recognizes something is wrong, … More The Search for the Fountain of Youth and the Destruction of the American Church and State
The stats are staggering, young people are leave the church in droves. I’ve read the statistics, and as a Youth Pastor I’ve got some experience in these matters. If you want to know why I am so intent on creating an integrated body @ Solomon’s Porch, you should read this article. If you want to … More What’s so uncool about cool churches?
Get the Latest e-devotional HERE It has been a busy past few weeks with Christmas, New Years, and a Student Retreat in east Tennessee, so I apologize about missing a few weeks worth of devotionals. I pray that God richly blesses your quiet time alone with Him over the next week. And if I might … More Get the Latest e-devotional from Solomon’s Porch
As we continue to prepare our hearts to celebrate the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, I pray the Advent Devotional is helpful for you as you spend daily time with the Risen King.
Solomon’s Porch has the first week of the Advent Guide complete and up online in the Devotions section of the blog. There are daily Scripture readings, Carols, a devotional thought, and even a project for the kiddos to do that will help them to see Christmas from a new perspective. Soli Deo Gloria
There are 4 things I always talk about as I am applying the Scriptures to everyday life and practice. They are, 1. Cultivate a deep walk with Christ 2. Gather your family for Family Worship frequently 3. Make worship as a community a priority on the Lord’s Day 4. Serve Christ, show the love of … More Suggested Reading
It’s been almost a month since I updated the blog. There are two new Sermons now available, Hebrews 9 and Hebrews 10 There is also a new Discipling Dad Tip available on the Discipling Dad section of the blog. Check out tip #4, I hope it blesses you in your pursuit of Him and … More New Content