Posts from May 2024

Order of Service, May 26, 2024

Introduction Protect the gospel by strengthening the church. That is a summary of the point of Paul’s first letter to Timothy. The third chapter contains a list of qualifications churches should look for in their leaders. Choosing the right men helps strengthen the church—the wrong men will weaken it. We will explore this list over…

Order of Service, May 19, 2024

Introduction This Lord’s Day, we are happy to have Pastor Michael Riley as our guest speaker. A former member of our church, Pastor Riley and his family live in Wakefield, Michigan, where he pastors Calvary Baptist Church. He will preach about place of honor that Jesus now holds as described in Hebrews 1:1-4. The elements…

Order of Service, May 12, 2024

Introduction This Lord’s Day marks two important events, one from modern culture and the other from church history. Our society sets aside one day each year to honor motherhood. On this Mothers’ Day, we remember our mothers and are grateful for nurture received from them. In church history, this day has also been called Ascension…

Order of Service, May 5, 2024

Introduction In 1 Timothy, Paul instructed Timothy to set things in order in the churches in Ephesus. The first order of business was to establish well-ordered worship. This was the concern addressed in chapter two. In 2:8-10, Paul discussed the way men and women are to conduct themselves in worship, offering correction to improper behavior.…