Resources for Holy Week

By Susan Kemp / February 21, 2024

As we look ahead to Holy Week, here are some resources chosen by Fourth pastors to help prepare our hearts and minds for the season.

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Bible Reading Plans for 2021

By Rev. Thomas Myrick / January 19, 2021

Everyday is an excellent day to renew our love for the Bible, but perhaps the start of a new year is an especially helpful time to begin reading through the Scripture anew.

Our Text Today, the Bible

By Dr. Todd Smedley / June 3, 2020

In this moment of national crisis fueled by a pandemic, political polarization, racial injustice, and rioting, looting, where do we place our confidence?

Declaring His Gospel

By David Frerichs / June 2, 2020

The gospel is part of a grand narrative, a story to be told, news to be declared. But declaring it often provokes opposition. That is because the gospel demands a response.

Social Connectedness

By Rev. Corey Gray / April 28, 2020

What is needed now is physical distancing and social connectedness.

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Demonstrating God’s Grace

By David Frerichs / April 24, 2020

Demonstrating God’s grace includes ordinary daily acts. Having freely received God’s grace and Christ’s benefits, Christians no longer work for themselves, but for the good of others.

That Lasting City

By Rev. Corey Gray / April 15, 2020

On March 12, I returned from visiting with EPC churches in Puerto Rico to a whole new world.

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Delighting in God’s Glory

By David Frerichs / April 7, 2020

A famous statement from the Westminster Shorter Catechism proclaims the liberating truth that our purpose is revealed, not discovered.

Redeeming the Time

By Rev. Thomas Myrick / March 31, 2020

These are good days for us to consider what it will mean for us to ‘redeem the time’ and make it useful, both for God’s glory and our sanctification (Ephes. 5:15-17; 1 Cor. 10:31).

Holding Forth the Word of Life

By Rev. Ron Meyer / March 28, 2020

For years, the words from Philippians 2:16, “…holding forth the word of life….” (ASV), were written on Fourth Church bulletins and newsletters (even doormats)…

Faithful in Place

By Dr. Robert Norris / March 24, 2020

The story of Martin Rinkart, a pastor in the German city of Eilenburg at the time of the Thirty Years War. A man frail in body but strong in faith and sacrificial service.

Ever-Abiding Word?

By Rev. Thomas Myrick / March 20, 2020

Have you found it difficult to read and appreciate the Bible this week? If so, you’re not alone.