Covid-19 Updates: May 2022

Resources for Bible Study

It’s daunting for anyone to navigate through the bewildering array of resources for Bible study. I hope that the following list of resources would offer a starting point for those who desire to grow in the knowledge of God’s Word. Unavoidably, the following recommendations are influenced by my personal preferences, theological perspectives, and my experiences … Read more

Secrets of the Cell

I recently spoke about the Creator who made the unfathomably vast universe. What about the opposite end of the scale? What if we zoom into the smallest living creature, the cell, at the level of atoms and molecules? Dr. Michael Behe, a biochemist at Lehigh University in PA, has recently produced some fascinating videos on … Read more

Our Father (Luke 11:2)

We are created for intimacy with God, and praying to God is meant to be as natural as breathing air. Yet we don’t always remember God’s amazing eagerness to hear our prayers. Sometimes, it feels as though God is distant. Sometimes, it feels as though our prayers disappear into a void. Sometimes, we feel unworthy … Read more

Prayer according to the Lord Jesus

[Download PDF] Being God in the human flesh, our Lord Jesus knows better than anyone else what happens in the heavenly realms when we pray. He is in the best position to teach us to pray, and the prayer that He taught His disciples, the Lord’s Prayer, is the foundation upon which all our prayers … Read more

A Bible Reading Plan

Reading through the Bible is a daunting task. Anyone who has attempted to read through the Bible would almost immediately run into insurmountable barriers in Exodus and Leviticus. Even with a great determination to plow through the barriers, it can be discouraging. I hope that our sermon series on the Covenant would at least help … Read more

Leadership: Taking Responsibility – July 2017

Dear Peddie Church Family, One of the unforgettable stories about leadership is told by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks in his book Lessons in Leadership. While he was a student at Cambridge University, he was faced with the challenges of secularization, and he wanted to find out how Jewish leaders in America were responding to these challenges. … Read more

Books on Apologetics – March 2017

Dear Peddie Church Family, Please see Books on Apologetics for some of the books that have been transformational in my journey of faith, particularly for understanding the unique claims of Jesus Christ in the midst of competing claims of truth in today’s world. In the service of Christ, – Pastor James

Humility – February 2017

Dear Peddie Church Family, My greatest desire for you and me is that God would be glorified as we put on the character of Christ and be the light of Christ in our homes, schools, and workplaces. More than any other prayer concerns, I pray that we might know Christ personally and be transformed into … Read more