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The Goal of Expository Preaching

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We can define an expository sermon as text driven preaching where the point of the sermon and its outline are derived from the correct interpretation of the text of Scripture. The preacher arrives at the interpretation through careful exegesis using the literal, historical, grammatical method. In the act of preaching, the preacher carefully explains the God-intended meanin...

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Boys will be boys

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Wea need to harness the power of masculinity so our families, church, nation, and the world all benefit. Indeed, as we face significant headwinds in our culture, we may find ourselves begging the men to return! If they don't, the blood will continue on our hands. ...

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Why me?

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If you are enduring some trial, I encourage you to consider the joy of having the Holy Spirit dwelling in you! I pray that you will not bitterly complain but will be thankful for the growth in your walk with Christ....

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Lord, Lord, Did We Not?

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Have you trusted in Jesus's life, death, and resurrection? If so, you will not hear those dreadful words, Depart from Me, on that final day! But the sweet sound of the Savior's voice saying, "Well done, good and faithful servant!"...

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The Certainty of Suffering and Death?

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Suffering and death have been part of man's existence from the time of Adam and Eve. They are so ingrained into our lives that many believe they are natural, yet they are our enemies. We have a hard time imagining a life without them as our constant companions. Even with our modern technology, we cannot beat them. ...

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GBC's Second Annual Winter Retreat

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As you are probably aware, we have our second annual winter retreat coming up at Lake Swan Camp on January 7-9! That's less than a month away! I pray you will choose to attend and take advantage of the beautiful setting at the lake. Whether you participate in every session and event, or only for one or two, I know you will find the time together edifying! In celebrating G...

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Kingdom of God - Questions & Answers

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This summer 2021, Grace Bible Church debuted our Summers at Grace series:The Kingdom of God. You can find all of the sermons for this series here.This four-part series sought to better explain God's Kingdom plan. Following the last sermon on this series, Pastor Brandon Phillips hosted a live questions and answerssession where our congregation was able to clear any doubts....

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Fear, Fear - Revisited

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Pastor Brandon wrote this article in August of 2017 and it was published on our website on October 9th, 2019. It is even more applicable today in the wake of Covid19 and considering the situation in Afghanistan....

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Kingdom of God Q&A: Question Four

Read the Introductory Post to this QA Series Can we, as New Testament believers, claim the promises made to Israel? For instance, in Ezekiel 36, the Lord is speaking to Israel about cleansing from idols. As New Testament believers, God has made incredible promises to us. He has promised us: Salvation from sin (Matt 1:21) Eternal Life (Matt 19:29; Jn 3:15-16) Justificat...

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Is It Too Much to Mask (or Vaccinate)?

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Unless you have been living under a rock, we live in a divided country. Sadly, those divisions have extended into Bible-teaching churches. We have chosen to take sides within the body of Christ on political topics of the day. We cannot ignore that one of the main divisions has been over Covid19. As such, there seem to be two main camps within our country and the church. T...

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