Pastor's Blog

Jesus Appears to the Disciples, and Thomas Doubts
on Mon, 18 May 2020 19:57

The Gospel of John John 20:19–31 Jesus Appears to the Disciples, Jesus and Thomas & The Purpose of This Book Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. … Continue reading


The Resurrection
on Mon, 11 May 2020 22:48

The Gospel of John John 20:1–18 The Resurrection & Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. … Continue reading


The Third Sex? Homosexual and Transgender Issues from a Biblical Perspective by Kent Philpott
on Mon, 04 May 2020 18:54

AN INVITATION At the book signing booth at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, February 26, six or seven people to whom I signed this book told me of members of their families who were in the process of … Continue reading


Death and Burial of Jesus
on Mon, 04 May 2020 18:17

GOSPEL MEDITATION John 19:28–42 The Death of Jesus, Jesus’ Side is Pierced, Jesus is Buried Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus … Continue reading


The Crucifixion
on Mon, 27 Apr 2020 21:02

GOSPEL MEDITATION John 19:17–27 The Crucifixion Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, and yourself. Slowly … Continue reading


An invitation to those who have family members who are transgender or who are in the process.
on Fri, 24 Apr 2020 16:45

In January of this year we published The Third Sex? Revisited: Homosexual and Transgender Issues from a Biblical Perspective. (It is available at Amazon.com) Now we are deep into a second book whose focus is transgender. Katie and I invite … Continue reading


A Challenge to Pro-Gay folks
on Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:45

Are we a culture that is unable to say that there are wrong choices?  Why is the LGBTQ+ community so invested in transgender issues?  Why do the LGBTQ+ folks reject the designation homosexual?  If being homosexual is only natural, why … Continue reading


Need a little help from my friends
on Mon, 20 Apr 2020 19:17

Kent Philpott, author of The Third Sex? and The Gay Theology, written in the 1970s and published by Logos International, looks back on that period which spawned an outreach to gays and lesbians who desired, as followers of Jesus, to … Continue reading


Gospel Meditation: John 19:1–16
on Mon, 20 Apr 2020 18:21

GOSPEL MEDITATION John 19:1–16 Jesus Delivered to be Crucified Find a quiet place, alone and apart from distractions. Be comfortably alert, still, and at peace. Say the Lord’s Prayer. Sing or cant the Jesus Prayer. Pray for family, friends, neighbors, … Continue reading


The Why of my new book on transgender issues.
on Mon, 13 Apr 2020 19:38

The WHY of this book If a transgender person showed up at the church of which I am pastor I would welcome him or her and without qualification. If a person wished to keep her or his gender transition quiet, … Continue reading