Tag Archives: Rosaria Butterfield

“The Fruit of Repentance” (Matt. 3:4-10 sermon)

It has been very interesting to say the least, to watch the first week of the Presidency of Donald Trump unfold. He has made appointments and issued executive orders which have pleased some, but have infuriated others. But there was, … Continue reading

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“The Example of Joseph” (Matthew 1:18-25 sermon)

(Preached at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Morganton, NC 12-18-16) A few years ago, I preached a sermon on Mary, the mother of Jesus, and I had several people tell me afterwards that it was the first time that they had … Continue reading

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The Power of a Question

“And He said to them, ‘Whose likeness and inscription is this?’” (Matthew 22:20) It is significant that Jesus responded to the Pharisees’ disciples with question.  They had just asked Him if it was lawful to pay a poll tax to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, by Rosaria Butterfield

I’ll just say it up front: The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert is one of the most compelling books I have ever read. The title leads one to think that it will give the reader a peek into the … Continue reading

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