Category Archives: I’ve been thinking

“Mom, I love you!”

“Mom, I love you!” Our Mom turns 93 tomorrow, 6/26. Mom has been the sweetest model and influence of love and grace in my life and the life of my other five brothers and sisters. I have told people for … Continue reading

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Five Simple, Essential Questions to Ask of Every Text

I have developed these Five Simple, Essential Questions to Ask of Every Text by teaching and training myself over years of daily Bible reading, study, and meditation. These are the questions I have asked of the text as I sought … Continue reading

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PHILEMON: The Gospel of Redemption, Reconciliation, Restoration

In a day when there is so much conflict, division, and brokenness in all our relationships with one another, Paul’s personal appeal to Philemon on behalf of Onesimus still rings so true as a guide and model for redemption, reconciliation, … Continue reading

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God’s Clear Call to Holiness & Sexual Purity

Over the course of the past year, I have been engaged in some courses offered through Biblearc.com, developed under the auspices of Bethlehem College and Seminary. Biblearc is a web-based source for Bible study tools and instruction designed to instruct … Continue reading

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COLOSSIANS: Lesson Notes / Talking Points

COLOSSIANS LESSON NOTES / TALKING POINTS Here are the Lesson Notes/talking Points for the studies we have conducted in our Sunday School class from Colossians. There are five sets of Lesson Notes in this one composite paper. I have kept … Continue reading

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RUTH: Searching for Christ in the Book of Ruth

SEARCHING FOR CHRIST IN THE BOOK OF RUTH Lesson Notes: Lessons 1-6 You will find here the Lesson Notes for the 6-part study we conducted in our Sunday School class on the book of Ruth. As the course title states, … Continue reading

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Treasure in jars of clay

“But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.” ~2 Corinthians 4.7 Here is our Pastor Hershael York’s message from 2 Corinthians 4.7-18, The Paradox of the … Continue reading

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BUCK RUN BAPTIST CHURCH VBS – PRAYERS

Some ways you can pray with us for our Vacation Bible School ministry…

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MAY 28TH

May 28th [2021] Today marks the 4th anniversary of one of the most dramatic transitions Debbie and I have made in our years of serving the Lord and ministry together. In 2017, 28 May was on a Lord’s Day, and … Continue reading

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“We have seen His Glory!” / “Please, show me Your Glory!”

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His Glory, Glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.” ~John 1.14 John is describing here a personal encounter with God … Continue reading

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