My sermon this past Lord’s Day was on Mark 3:13-35, and while I am certain there are things which I said that lack a level of sufficient clarity, for which I ask your pardon, but one particular point came through after the service. I am thankful for the push, because in my mind I was […]

Let me say, right here at the start, that I am one of those crotchety grumps who believe in the old ways when water ran downhill, circles stayed round, and yes, boys were boys and girls were girls. Ah, the good ol’ days. And to that point, let record be made that God’s creation design […]

Let me relay a humbling story to you. My family and I were on a little weekend trip to visit some sister churches in another town, in another state. A six hour drive included about four hours of our three year old singing 20 letters of the alphabet along with his own song made up […]

I’m excited to bring you some free content from Emmanuel Chapel. We have been posting the Lord’s Day sermons, of course, and those are free and can be found, here. We have also begun to generate extra content for free, and so far we have put out two brief essays. The first essay concerns itself […]

Covenant Compendium #3 Genesis 1:3-5 “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. 4 And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light Day, and the darkness He called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day.” The […]

One of the sins of God’s people is that of covenant presumption. First we presume the covenant, like the Pharisees, “We are sons of Abraham and have been slaves to no one.” We sometimes assume that just because we consider ourselves Christians, that the covenant is secure. There is also another form of covenant presumption. […]

Covenant Compendium #2 Genesis 1:2 “The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” Here we see the third member of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit, the Lord and Giver of Life (Nicene Creed) taking […]


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