Deeply Loved

Last week, I spoke of several distinctives of Valley Covenant Church:  personal holiness, unity, understanding our identity as commissioned ministers, and active faith.  But I left off another distinctive that I fear has not been emphasized enough in the...

Confessing Unbelief

Throughout the first seven chapters of 1 Samuel we are confronted with many examples of unbelief or untrue beliefs about God’s character: Hophni and Phineas, for example, believed that God is not just or he doesn’t see or he isn’t zealous for His glory or he doesn’t...

Living in a post-Dobbs world

On Friday morning, the Supreme Court issued the Dobbs opinion, ending nearly 50 years under a cloud of judicial fiat that said the right to murder an unborn child was so fundamental that it was protected and guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.  For 50 years it was...