Trumpeting the Gospel of the Reformation

  Ezekiel 33:1-9 (text); Leviticus 23:23-25; Romans 10:8-17 © November 3, 2013 • Download this sermon (PDF) Introduction C congregation of Christ: Most Reformed churches worldwide commemorated Reformation … [Read more...]

Bulletin for November 3, 2013: Trumpeting the Gospel of the Reformation

Download this liturgy (PDF). Pages 1 and 2 should be printed double-sided. Page 3 should be printed on both sides and cut into half to make it a bulletin insert. § Entering Into Worship * Responsive Call to … [Read more...]

The Righteous and the Wicked (Psalm 1)

The psalms are an extremely important part of the church: prayers, songs, emotions, and doctrine. During the early church and the sixteenth century Protestant Reformation, the Psalms were almost exclusively sung in the … [Read more...]

Ten Reasons Why We Don’t Have Testimonies in Worship

  Read companion article: "Why We Don't Have Altar Calls in Our Church" The recent appearance of Nick Vujicic at a Manila megachurch brought again to the forefront the power of a testimony to draw big, adoring … [Read more...]

“What is a Reformed Church?”

© 2008 by Daniel R. Hyde. All rights reserved Download PDF booklet of this article A Reformed church is Christian, Protestant, Confessional, not Catholic, not "dead, traditional, or ritualistic." We believe that … [Read more...]

God is Our Refuge, Strength and Help

"Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden" by Wenzel Peter

Scripture Readings: Ezekiel 47:1-12; Matthew 6:25-34; Revelation 21:1-4; 22:1-3 • Text: Psalm 46:1-11 Song: God is Our Refuge and Strength (bottom of page) Download PDF sermon   The world today is a … [Read more...]

Reformed Worship Introduction: ‘On the Necessity of Reforming the Church,’ Today!”

For a printer-friendly PDF copy, click here. Reformed Worship Series: Introduction • Part 1 • Part 2 • Part 3 • Part 4 In 1543, the great French and Genevan Reformer John Calvin wrote a treatise addressed to … [Read more...]

The Ancient Path to True Worship (Jeremiah 6:16)

  Text: Jeremiah 6:16 Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 6:1-26; Matthew 7:13-14 September 21, 2008 Print this sermon (PDF) About ten years ago, we went on a hike to a big, raging waterfall in the … [Read more...]