Pastor's Pens Archive
Pastor's Pens appear in New Covenant Fellowship's Sunday bulletin to explain the history behind a holiday, a current event or to give clarity to a biblical subject. Many have said they are encouraging and enlightening.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Why Do We Celebrate Mother's Day?
Did you know that the idea for Mother’s Day was born in a small Methodist church in Grafton, West Virginia? It was 1876 and the nation still mourned the Civil War dead. While teaching a Memorial Day lesson, Mrs. Anna Reeves Jarvis thought of mothers...
Sunday, May 06, 2018
What Is Your Spiritual DNA?
Last year I decided to send a sample of my DNA to Ancestry.com to discover my DNA history. I discovered my African ancestry was 34% Benin/Togo, 21% Cameroon/Congo and 10% other. If you ever want to calculate how many ancestors you’ve had, say in the...
Sunday, April 29, 2018
What Is Blaspheming the Holy Spirit?
Jesus said to a group of Pharisees “Whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of an eternal sin” (Mark 3:29). Jesus had just miraculously healed a demonized man who was blind and unable to speak. In response to...
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Do You Have a Kill Step?
Restaurants and food handlers use a "kill step" to eliminate potentially harmful bacteria before the food hits your plate. It's all part of a process designed to keep consumers safe. David uses a "kill step" process to eliminate a potentially harmful...
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Is Christ First Place In Your Life?
In Matthew 6:24, Jesus said "No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and wealth." To understand all that this means and implies we must...
Sunday, April 08, 2018
Restoring the Joy of Your Salvation
Your relationship to Jesus Christ is like any other relationship...it has to be maintained. No relationship ever stays the same. You’re either growing closer to the Lord or you’re drifting away. You never just stand still. You don’t just become a...