Thankfulness

Thankfulness

The Church Resilient

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing (James 1:1-2). Every year during the month of November, the General Assembly of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church asks its member congregations to consider giving to the work of the whole church through the annual Thank Offering. The Thank Offering provides about a quarter…

(Not) The “Only Perfect Church”

These are the words of Bill Legg, a member of Reformation Presbyterian Church (who also happens to be Baptist in his theology!). I pass them along for no other reason than they were some of the most encouraging words I have heard in the whole time I’ve served in pastoral ministry. “I am not a pastor/elder in my church. So, I am not speaking on behalf of my church. I am a man under authority, not with authority. I am…