Category: Current Events

WANTED: Pray(ers)

06, February, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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In last month’s blog post, I suggested that a more consistent prayer life could be a noble New Year’s resolution, and pointed our church to a few potential prayer resou [...]

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A (New) New Year’s Resolution

02, January, 2024Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Around this time of year, Christians like us see countless suggestions (or more cynically, sales pitches) for Bible reading plans. Reading God’s Word from cover to cover is a [...]

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“For the Peace of Jerusalem”

07, November, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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Jerusalem’s importance in the the Old Testament simply cannot be overstated. It’s the “City of David”, conquered by the man himself (2 Samuel 5). It’s [...]

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Back in the Saddle

04, August, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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In my June blog post, I shared some of our plans for our sabbatical during the month of July. It’s now August, and I’m happy to report that we greatly enjoyed our time [...]

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Gone Fishin’

30, May, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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This will be my final blog post/devotion for quite some time; if you haven’t yet heard, the Elders have generously given me a sabbatical for the entire month of July in honor [...]

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All You Need is Love

31, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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It’s February – which means that countless young, starstruck lovers will soon be frantically searching for the most original way possible to express their love for thei [...]

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Death of a Pope

03, January, 2023Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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By now you’ve likely heard that Pope Benedict XVI – AKA, Joseph Ratzinger – died over the weekend. Pope Benedict was unique for a number of reasons: he was the fi [...]

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CONGREGATIONAL Meeting 2022

06, December, 2022Posted by :Benjamin Halliburton

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For many years now, the first or second Sunday in December at PVCC features our yearly Congregational Meeting. This isn’t just because we think it’s a good idea; it&#82 [...]

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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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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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