Pastors' Blog

Parenting Through 13 Reasons Why, Season 2
Posted by Grady Adkins on

The new season of the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why releases Friday, May 18, which means that romanticized conversations about suicide, depression, bullying, and sexual intercourse will most likely take place in your child’s school and among their friends. Parents, instead of ignoring...

The Providence of God Over Evil
Posted by Rob Willey on

1 Samuel 16:14 says: Now the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and a harmful spirit from the Lord tormented him. It’s a statement that, on the surface, doesn’t quite feel right. God sending a harmful spirit to torment Saul. It doesn’t quite fit our...

The Most Important Time to Go to Church
Posted by Rob Willey on

Every now and then I read something that not only "speaks" to me, but touches on something so pertinent and so important I want everyone to read it. So if you've ever wanted to stay home from church, or do, or know someone who does—read this article. Then pass it on and go. The Most...

Prophecy and Tongues
Posted by Rob Willey on

If you have questions regarding prophecies and tongues, we want to encourage you to watch these past sermons in order to learn more about the topic.   Prefer Prophecy Over Tongues A Sermon by Pastor Rob from 1 Corinthians 14:1-25 Sermon Notes View Message in Sermons...

Some Thoughts Regarding Tattoos
Posted by Rob Willey on

The Biblical Principles1. Some people point to Lev 19:28 (You shall not make any cuts on your body for the dead ortattoo yourselves: I am the LORD.) to say that tattoos are wrong. Period. The problem is,most of them get haircuts regularly, and the previous says – You shall not round off...

Politics, Polls and You
Posted by Rob Willey on

Unless you get paid to talk about it, politics seems to be one of those forbidden topics of conversation these days, especially in the church-world. But with the stakes being what they are, and the levels of apathy, bigotry, fear and irrationality on the rise (on both sides), I believe this...

Tithing When Your Husband Doesn’t Want To
Posted by Rob Willey on

When your husband objects to storehouse tithing (giving 10% to your local church), or any kind of giving to the church, I recommend the following: In a quiet, appropriate, and loving way – let your husband know (or remind him) what the Bible says about the blessings of tithing, and the...

11 Biblical Points Regarding Personal Sexual Sin
Posted by Rob Willey on

Pastor Rob,As we've gone through 1 Corinthians over the last year and a half, you've mentioned masturbation along with other sexual sins. Like many men, I've dabbled and wrestled with this through much of my teen and college years, and it's still a struggle today, though by God's grace I have...