The Lonely Pastor’s Podcast!

I am excited to announce a new collaboration with my friend and brother-in-Christ Derrick in a brand new Podcast and our first episode! Join these two small-church pastors seeking to glorify God, grow in grace, and flesh out doctrine, theology, and issues facing the Church. Featuring Michael Battenfield  (FBC Cave Springs, Arkansas) and Derrick  Bremer … Continue reading The Lonely Pastor’s Podcast!

Doctrine (like Theology) Matters!

This isn't the first post that has touched on this subject, and in this case - I plan to be as brief as possible. The primary thing that identifies a particular church (and thus denomination, association, or convention of churches) is doctrine. There are even the cases of "non-denominational churches" that fall into either being … Continue reading Doctrine (like Theology) Matters!

Spiritual Warfare is Real – and NOW

One aspect of the Christian walk that I have often heard people talk about, but I find most professed Christians are sadly unprepared for.  Unfortunately, we really don't realize just how real the spiritual war is until we are put to the test. For many, 2020 has been (pardon the term) the "year from hell".  … Continue reading Spiritual Warfare is Real – and NOW

Image of God, Sinners, and the Only Answer

Humanity - all of us - were created in the Image of God (Imago Dei). We all have marred that image by sin - the fundamental problem of the world. Every last one of us bears that disease. For some, it is demonstrated in fornication or other sexual immoralities, for some - covetousness and stealing. … Continue reading Image of God, Sinners, and the Only Answer

Is Your Church or Denomination Going #WOKE?

Do you think your church is biblically-solid and that it could never succumb to modernistic adulteration of God's Word? You might want to think again. Just a few months ago, the Southern Baptist Convention voted to recognize and implement "Critical Race Theory" and "Intersectionality" as valid measures and procedures for measuring the denomination's "progress".  For … Continue reading Is Your Church or Denomination Going #WOKE?