Sermon on Acts 10:1-48 – “Accepting the Unacceptable”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, Nov 27th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 10:1-48 ESV] 1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2 a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the …

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Sermon on Joshua 12:1-24 – “Counting Our Blessings”

Sermon for Sunday, November 27th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC)   Old Testament reading: [Gen 15:12-21 ESV] 12 As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him. 13 Then the LORD said to Abram, “Know for certain that your …

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Sermon on Joshua 11:1-23 – “Victory and Rest”

Sermon for Sunday, November 20th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 10:29-43 ESV] 29 Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Makkedah to Libnah and fought against Libnah. 30 And the LORD gave it also and its king into the hand of Israel. And he …

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Sermon on Joshua 10:1-15 – “We are on the Lord’s Side”

Sermon for Sunday, November 13th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Deu 11:18-25 ESV] 18 “You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between …

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Sermon on Acts 9:23-43 – “Snippets from Early Church History”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, Oct 23rd, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 9:23-43 ESV] 23 When many days had passed, the Jews plotted to kill him, 24 but their plot became known to Saul. They were watching the gates day and night in order to kill him, 25 but …

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Sermon on Joshua 5:1-15 – “Blessed Obedience”

Sermon for Sunday, September 4th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Gen 17:9-14 ESV] 9 And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations. 10 This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and …

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Intern with us at Sola!

Sola Internship – 2023 General Description: Internship at a Christian hospitality ministry to hikers on the Appalachian Trail in rural New York (discoversola.com) closely involved with the small (36 members) nearby Unionville Presbyterian Church (BPC). Three-month to four-month term preferred (May-August). Work & Expectations: Regular tasks include welcoming Appalachian Trail hikers, making beds and doing …

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Review of Thinking Biblically by John W. Robbins

Thinking Biblically, A Challenge to Christians, by John W. Robbins, ed. Thomas W. Juodaitis, Unicoi, TN: Trinity Foundation, 2022, 423 pp. $21.95 I started reading books from the Trinity Foundation in the year 2008. I later found this was the same year the foundation’s founder John Robbins passed away. This posthumously edited volume Thinking Biblically …

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Sermon on Joshua 4:1-24 – “The Mighty Hand of the Lord”

Sermon for Sunday, August 28th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 77:11-20 ESV] 11 I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. 12 I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds. 13 Your way, O God, …

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Thoughts on the 85th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church

I really look forward each year to seeing all the “Fathers and Brothers” at the Bible Presbyterian Church General Synod. This year was our 85th General Synod and it took place in Grand Island, NY. The food and the company did not disappoint. My family came along for the week and we especially enjoyed time …

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