Monthly Archives: October 2016

Happy Reformation Day!

499 years ago today God used a monk with a mallet to turn the world upside down. If you’re not familiar with the story of Martin Luther, let me suggest a few resources that might help you grow in your … Continue reading

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How the Holy Spirit Uses Sermons

For the past few weeks we’ve been learning about preaching from one of history’s most influential preachers. We began by presenting a definition of preaching that summarized the Reformer’s views on the subject: Preaching is God’s Spirit speaking through God’s … Continue reading

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The Bilingual Spirit: Law, Gospel, & the Sermon

For the past few weeks we’ve been learning about preaching from one of history’s most influential preachers. We began by presenting a definition of preaching that summarized the Reformer’s views on the subject: Preaching is God’s Spirit speaking through God’s … Continue reading

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Voiceless

Poquoson Baptist Church is sponsoring a special showing of the movie Voiceless at AMC Hampton Town Centre 24 from October 14-20.  Every day 4000 children made in the image of God are destroyed and disposed of as medical waste. Our … Continue reading

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Yard Sign Theology

What’s in a name? In a politically-charged election year, nearly everything. The yard signs are everywhere. Trump. Hillary. A thousand other state and local candidates. Every election we’re reminded of the importance of names. We buy t-shirts and hats, bumper … Continue reading

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The Spirit Speaks Through the Scriptures

Martin Luther is often celebrated as the Father of the Reformation. Although he certainly had his faults, his courageous teaching on the doctrine of justification by faith alone was central to the birth of Protestantism and a renewed proclamation of … Continue reading

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Preparing for Sunday (10/9/16)

Hey church family! Over two years ago Pastor John began his sermon series through Paul’s letter to the local church in Rome. During PBC’s time of transition, Pastor Dale continued teaching through Romans. Together Pastors John and Dale taught verse-by-verse … Continue reading

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Preaching: A Most Dangerous Business

What is preaching? Here’s our working definition that summarizes Martin Luther’s views on the subject: Preaching is God’s Spirit speaking through God’s man by God’s Word in God’s way to bring God’s results. Last week we suggested preaching ought to … Continue reading

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