Author: Benjamin Halliburton

The Unhelpful John Tetzel

01, November, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This past Sunday, we drew attention to “Reformation Day”: the day Protestants remember Martin Luther’s posting his Ninety Five Theses on the church door at Witten [...]

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“Remember Your Leaders”

03, October, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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When you first read the title above, you may have assumed: “Oh great; one of my church’s leaders feels the need to write about how important HE is, and to remind us how [...]

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If Not for the Grace of God, Go I

06, September, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Last week, I read a news story about a prominent church leader getting into trouble. This certainly isn’t anything new; we see this happen far too often, from far too many Ch [...]

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Small Groups; Big Difference

02, August, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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For many years in most American churches, Sunday School was THE place to go for close friendships, extended times of prayer, and deep study of Scripture. Some churches never stoppe [...]

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PVCC Prayer

05, July, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Some years ago, our church’s leaders decided to place a greater emphasis on regular, focused times of prayer for our church body. Our first step was planning several organize [...]

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Life Among the Ruins

07, June, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Current events have a way of exposing one’s underlying theology and worldview. Whether it’s a natural disaster, a political scandal, or the death of a famous gorilla (y [...]

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News of the Day

03, May, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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If you haven’t heard, a draft of a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade was leaked late yesterday evening. A leak of this nature is unprecedented in recent years, [...]

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Love Your Neighbor

05, April, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Last weekend, we traveled to Memphis, TN to visit my family. It was a long time in the car both there and back, and gas prices were out of this world; but we thoroughly enjoyed see [...]

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Wars and Rumors of Wars

01, March, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It is a major challenge to read, interpret, preach, and teach Matthew 24 and 25. Jesus is clearly speaking of future events, but it’s not entirely clear what order or timefra [...]

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Bible Reading 2022

01, February, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Several weeks ago, I preached on the spiritual discipline of Bible Study. I argued that reading Scripture is God’s primary means of revealing himself to us, is one of the mos [...]

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