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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Sermon on Joshua 2:1-24 – “A Sinner Saved through Faith”

Sermon for Sunday, July 31st, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 2:1-24 ESV] 1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent two men secretly from Shittim as spies, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” And they went and came into the house of a prostitute whose name …

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Sermon on Joshua 1:10-18 – “The People’s Promise”

Sermon for Sunday, July 24th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 1:10-18 ESV] 10 And Joshua commanded the officers of the people, 11 “Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people, ‘Prepare your provisions, for within three days you are to pass over this Jordan …

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