Pastors' Blog

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Category: Church Life

Recently, I subscribed to Paul David Tripp’s “Wednesday’s Word.” Honestly, I don’t always get around to reading it (I suspect, like many of you, I have too much email and some things don’t make the cut.). But I did read today’s edition, I was encouraged by it, and thought others might be too. So, here’s today’s “Wednesday’s Word.” If you like it, you might want to subscribe and follow it yourself.

Blessings,

Pastor Dave

http://www.paultripp.com/wednesdays-word

Here is a short article encouraging Christian families to attend church this Sunday, Christmas Day:

http://ftc.co/resource-library/1/2493

If you are debating whether or not to join us on Sunday, I would especially invite you to give it a careful read. I think the author gives some compelling reasons to gather with the saints on this special day.

Merry Christmas!

- Pastor Greg

Having been in youth ministry for fifteen years, and now also being a parent who just sent off his last child to college, I give this blog post by Jon Nielson on the Gospel Coalition a hearty, “Amen!”

Kristen and I are so thankful for the youth staff at SGCC and the important role they have played in the lives of our children. Yet, we humbly recognize that they cannot replace the irreplaceable role that parents play in the spiritual development of children. The Lord was clear in Deuteronomy 6... Read More

We see the Apostle Paul boldly and unashamedly asking for prayer in his letters. Sometimes, his request is simple and straightforward:

“Brothers, pray for us.” (1 Thess 5:25 ESV)

Other times he gives specific requests and reasons for the intercession:

“ At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison—that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak.” (Colossians 4:3–4 ESV)

“Finally,... Read More