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Sunday Recap for 040719 from Romans 3.21-31 – Why Do I Feel Better?

Sunday Recap for 040719 from Romans 3.21-31 – Why Do I Feel Better?

Sunday, April 7, 2019, Evident Grace looked at Romans 3.21-31: Romans 3: 21 But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it— 22 the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: 23 for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, 24 and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the…

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Sunday Recap 07.15.18 Big Picture Question: What are Your Options When You are Bitter?

Sunday Recap 07.15.18 Big Picture Question: What are Your Options When You are Bitter?

Sunday, July 15th, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 22: 1 Samuel 22:1 David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father’s house heard it, they went down there to him. 2 And everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was bitter in soul, gathered to him. And he became commander over them. And there were with him about four hundred men….

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Sunday Recap 07.08.18 Big Idea: Our heroes are just like us.  We all need a Savior.

Sunday Recap 07.08.18 Big Idea: Our heroes are just like us.  We all need a Savior.

Sunday, July 8th, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 21: 1 Samuel 21:1 Then David came to Nob, to Ahimelech the priest. And Ahimelech came to meet David, trembling, and said to him, “Why are you alone, and no one with you?” 2 And David said to Ahimelech the priest, “The king has charged me with a matter and said to me, ‘Let no one know anything of the matter about which I send you, and with which I…

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Evident Grace Fellowship Relaunches Its Men’s Ministry on 07.14.18

Evident Grace Fellowship Relaunches Its Men’s Ministry on 07.14.18

What is missing from most men’s ministries?  To sum it up, I would say “intentionalism”. In literary theory, intentionalism is when you judge a piece of literature by the intent the author had for it.  For example, when reading Shakespeare, you would ask, “What did Shakespeare intend for us to take away from this play?”  The opposite of this approach is functionalism.  Functionalism is when you take away whatever meaning you want from a play.  Both have their place in…

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Sunday Recap for 07.01.18 Big Picture Question: Big Picture Question:  What are the blessings of faithfully kept covenants?

Sunday Recap for 07.01.18 Big Picture Question: Big Picture Question:  What are the blessings of faithfully kept covenants?

Sunday, July 1, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 20: 1 Samuel 20:1 Then David fled from Naioth in Ramah and came and said before Jonathan, “What have I done? What is my guilt? And what is my sin before your father, that he seeks my life?” 2 And he said to him, “Far from it! You shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small without disclosing it to me. And why should my…

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Sunday Recap for 06.10.18 Big Picture Question: How does your relationship with God radically affect every other relationship?

Sunday Recap for 06.10.18 Big Picture Question: How does your relationship with God radically affect every other relationship?

Sunday, June 10, 2018, Evident Grace Fellowship looked at 1 Samuel 18:1-16: 1 Samuel 18:1 As soon as he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. 2 And Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house. 3 Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul. 4 And Jonathan stripped…

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Evident Grace Class for Children’s Membership/First Communion

Evident Grace Class for Children’s Membership/First Communion

Evident Grace Fellowship is launching a membership/communicant’s class for our children beginning June 24th. Deuteronomy 6:4 “Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. 6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. 7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit…

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Evident Grace Announces Membership Class 9/19

Evident Grace Announces Membership Class 9/19

Evident Grace Fellowship is excited to announce a fall membership class on September 19th at 9am.  Among the topics covered will be: How EG came to be (How and why did EG start?) How we do life at EG (What’s our mission?  Who is in charge here?) How you can get connected at EG (Do we have small groups?  Men’s and Women’s Groups?) How you can serve at EG (Where do the church’s needs meet my gifts?) We will kick…

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Pastor and Author Randy Nabors to Speak at Evident Grace Fellowship’s Particularization Service

Pastor and Author Randy Nabors to Speak at Evident Grace Fellowship’s Particularization Service

Evident Grace Fellowship (PCA) is excited to announce that national speaker and author, Randy Nabors, will be speaking at their particularization service on August 2nd.  A particularization service is when a new church recognizes and ordains its first elders. Nabors is pastor emeritus of New City Fellowship in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  He presently serves as Urban and Mercy Ministries Coordinator for Mission to North America for the Presbyterian Church in America. A graduate of Covenant College and Covenant Theological Seminary, he has…

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3 Resources From Our 43rd General Assembly

3 Resources From Our 43rd General Assembly

In our last blog post, we looked at why should Ruling and Teaching Elders leaving their churches for a week, travel hours away, and vote on motions and even obscure points of theology each year.  Many of you will never attend General Assembly unless is again return to Virginia (in 2012 it was in Virginia Beach).  Gordon and I don’t want what happens in our denomination to be disconnected from our local expression here in Spotsylvania, VA. To that end…

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