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On George Floyd

Almost daily I’m being asked about my thoughts regarding this challenge facing our country....

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Worship: Phase 2

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Plans for opening and worshiping at Christ the King...

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Worship: Phase 1

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We are beginning to meet again as a church, here's how... ...

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The Image of God

Hebrews 2 describes the dominion of Christ as it related to him becoming the Second Adam. ...

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Jesus & the Psalms

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The significance of Jesus being the First Psalm Singer...

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Online Giving

We have finally been able to set up online giving from our church website. You can go to our church website and click the tab on the upper right, aptly called "GIVE." From there you will be directed to a website administered by the PCA Foundation, which is the financial arm of our denomination. Their work on this is in response to the Coronavirus. They aredoing this to gi...

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COVID-19: Services Canceled

We are canceling the worship service due to Coronavirus precautions ...

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COVID-19: New Normal

I hope you all are safe and healthy as we all hunker down during this time. Our decision to suspend worship last week was a quick decision and we wanted to touch base again now that we are all settling in to this new normal. What follows are some things that might help us go forward and be a church, even if wisdom suggests we do things differently for the time being. If yo...

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Handling Judges

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What do we do with the questionable characters of Judges? ...

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COVID-19: Church Life, Etc.

I guess it has become obvious, but we will not be having church this coming Sunday. For the moment, we are suspending worship and all church activities through the end of March. As we have more information (and more time to process) we will make a decision for April and beyond. In the weeks to come, we will figure out what it means to be a church Our goals will be to ensu...

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Worship & Zoom Groups

Below is a lot of important information about how we will go about doing ministry at Christ the King in the weeks (months?) to come. This may be a little long, but each new heading will start with some really important info and then follow up with less critical explanations. So if you need to skim, do so accordingly. WORSHIP Our Session has decided that we will comply wi...

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Officer Nominations!

With so many people unfamiliar with our tradition, here is an explainer on how we will add new elders and deacons. ...

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Wednesday Prayers

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Come and sit in the presence of God. Come experience the joy of looking to the Lord “as the eyes of a servant looks to the hand of his master.”...

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Revelation Revealed!

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Why are people so dogmatic about the Book of Revelation? An explainer. ...

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Covenantal Baptism

Why do we baptize infants and will I have to baptize mine? ...

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Part 1: My Own Captivity

This is a tricky subject and one that may seem unimportant, but it is actually critical. I know it is something I feel strongly about, and something that has been central to my own journey of faith. My own story is probably a decent way to get at the issue. When I came into the Presbyterian Church in America I was nothing more than a Reformed Baptist. I didn't know much b...

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The Mode of Baptism

Why do we baptize through pouring of water?...

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The Psalms: Our Book of Prayer

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The Psalms were given to us to be our Prayer Book and to teach us how to interpret our world....

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Understanding the Benedict Option

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The Benedict Option is a provocative book we've been wrestling with in our Forum. Here are some thoughts that might help make sense of the author's points....

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Briar...What??

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Briarwood PCA is making headlines for requesting permission to create its own police force. Since people may ask you about it, here is my response (without knowing all the details)....

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Inerrancy and John 8

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How does our handling of John 8 affect our understanding of inerrancy?...

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Why We Aren't Throwing Stones

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John 7:53-8:11 is a wonderful story, but does it belong in the Bible?...

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The Torah

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Reflection and thanksgiving as we complete our sermons on the first five books of the Bible....

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Happy Halloween!

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Halloween marks one of the more important days in church history. Do you know the whole story?...

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Thoughts on Race

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How does the gospel free you to think rationally about the race problems in our country?...

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Holy Week

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What did Jesus do during that last week of earthly ministry?...

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The Practice of Lent

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Why don't we have an Ash Wednesday service or celebrate Lent as a congregation?...

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Raising Hands in Worship

We raise our hands to God during worship, not because of our emotions but because he tells us to....

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Wheaton & Islam

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Do Christians, Jews, and Muslims worship the same God?...

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Israel Update #4

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Updates to the church on my trip to Israel....

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Israel Update #3

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Updates to the church on my trip to Israel....

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Israel Update #2

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Updates to the church on my trip to Israel....

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Israel Update #1

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Updates to the church on my trip to Israel....

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Why the Church?

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Is the church a necessary part of the Christian life? Did Christ even want a church?...

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