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How Do You Prepare for Sunday Worship?

November 7, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

Preparing for Sunday morning worship. When was the last time you gave it any significant thought? Whether you have or haven't, I'm here to add some fuel to the fire. I found this article by Kevin DeYoung very helpful. Its title, "Preparing for Sunday Worship" lays ou... Keep Reading

Missions Conference Follow-Up: Does Satan Rule the World?

October 24, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

A challenging statement was made during the Sunday morning message as part of our missions conference last weekend: Satan rules the world.  Wait, what? Satan rules the world? I thought God was in control! Well, let's do some explaining. First, let me refer you ... Keep Reading

Prayer of Confession

July 18, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

This is the prayer of confession that was used at the end of the service on July 13, 2014. The passage was Ecclesiastes 7:23-8:1. The closest link found is in a Puritan work called Valley of Vision. It is our hope that posting this here will help you in your da... Keep Reading

What Prayer Is Not

May 30, 2014

We are encouraging everyone to be a part of a week of prayer for Kenmore that begins tonight. If you are physically able, we invite you to come to pray in Kenmore for at least one hour in the coming seven days. You can find out more informaiton about the event by cli... Keep Reading

When You Don't Understand the World, Stay Close to Jesus

April 25, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

John 15 was truly a revolutionary study for me. For me? Yes, for me. You might think: "Well, you're the pastor, you should know everything." Please understand that as I study and prepare to share God's Word, I am transformed and challenged by ways God is working in m... Keep Reading

Five Reasons I Run

April 11, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

Today will be a personal blog day. Running is something I do in my spare time (or time when I should be sleeping), and I usually compete in a handful of races in any given year. I could list lots of reasons for why I do this, but let me settle on five. 1. I like to ... Keep Reading

Preaching Ecclesiastes

April 4, 2014

How do you preach a book of the Bible that proclaims "Everything is meaningless!" throughout? Well, it's a challenge but I wanted to get a quick post up about the challenges and joys of preaching through this book. 1. It's the Bible. That's right. It's God's Word. A... Keep Reading

How Do You Grow Spiritually?

March 21, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

John 15 has been the focus of our Sunday night studies since the middle of last fall.  This past Sunday we wrapped up the series with a night of review. For today's post I want to look at a few highlights and answer the question in the title of this post: How do... Keep Reading

Two Dangers of Coveting

March 14, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

What If Grace Isn't Enough?

March 7, 2014 by: Kevin Burkholder

Some quick thoughts to challenge us with the important question in the title: What if grace isn't enough?... Keep Reading