August Column: Be Godly Men

August Column: Be Godly Men

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. In the era of #metoo, promoting strong, masculine leadership seems like an act of aggression in our contemporary culture. Masculinity, in my opinion, has only become “toxic” as it has deviated from scriptural norms. This is precisely why the Lord promotes biblical manliness from the likes of Paul and others in holy scripture. The Bible is wonderfully clear in its distinction between the sexes, as it is concerning their roles they are to live into. To even state such truths today invites rabid attacks of...
Help Us Fill These Shoe Boxes! -UPDATED-

Help Us Fill These Shoe Boxes! -UPDATED-

We are beginning our annual Operation Christmas Child shoe box project, with a goal of filling 100 boxes. School supplies are now available, so watch for sales! Here is the current list of items that we need - if an item is not listed, it has been filled: 24 count boxes of crayons 10 count boxes of markers - thin and thick 12 count colored pencilsPencil sharpenersPens (blue or black)NotebooksSport drink cups (plastic, with lid; must be able to fit into a 6 qt plastic box)Toothbrushes (note that multi-pack ones have to be considered a single one - we cannot...
EPC issues Call to Lament, Prayer, and Fasting for Monday, June 8, in response to killings, racial unrest

EPC issues Call to Lament, Prayer, and Fasting for Monday, June 8, in response to killings, racial unrest

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church has called for June 8 to be a day of Lament, Prayer, and Fasting: In response to the murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and subsequent protests nationwide against police brutality, the EPC has issued a Call to Lament, Prayer, and Fasting for Monday, June 8.“I am profoundly grieved by the tragic events unfolding in our country in recent days,” said Jeff Jeremiah, Stated Clerk. “The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd—and countless others over the years—followed by protests, riots, and destruction have again exposed the vein of unequal justice...
Secret Church 20 Registration is Open!

Secret Church 20 Registration is Open!

Registration for Secret Church 20: God, Government, and the Gospel is now open. Secret Church 20 will be broadcast live on Friday, April 24, beginning at 6:00 PM CDT. Due to COVID-19 concerns, Secret Church 20 is going to be completely online this year, meaning that participants will receive the access information so they can watch it online at home (an Internet connection will be required). Because we have a limited number of guides, and because we want as many people as possible to participate, we are limiting study guides to one per household. (For more information about Secret Church...
Secret Church 20 is April 24

Secret Church 20 is April 24

Christ Alone Church is pleased to announce that we will once again serve as a simulcast location for Secret Church 20, entitled, God, Government and the Gospel. What is Secret Church? Teacher David Platt explains it here: Why Secret Church? from Radical on Vimeo. About this year's topic, God, Government and the Gospel: “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities” (Romans 13:1).But what if you don’t agree with who those authorities are and how they are governing? How does this apply to different types of governments in different parts of the world? How does this command apply to...

Secret Church 19

You are invited to Secret Church 19: Prayer, Fasting, and the Pursuit of God, on Friday, April 26. We are asking that participants arrive at 5:30 p.m. to get some food and find a place to sit. Wear comfortable clothing, as the simulcast will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will run until midnight (or a little later). What is Secret Church? Secret Church is a concentrated, intense Bible study. From the Secret Church website: "The idea behind Secret Church comes from time David Platt spent teaching and ministering among underground Asian house-churches. Due to hostility from the government, from the...

Weekly Prayer Time

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. ~  1 John 5:14 Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually! ~ 1 Chronicles 16:11 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. ~ Philippians 4:6 Please come and pray for the needs of our church, our neighborhood, our state, our nation, and our world in the Victory Room each Saturday morning. Feel free to come anytime between 8:30 and 10:00 a.m....