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March 22, 2020
3 Christian Responses to a Pandemic from Philippians 4:4-9
Gary Derbyshire

As Americans across the country are working from home, avoiding large groups, and shielding their older loved ones from physical contact due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the affect on the church has been dramatic. As early as the first week of March, American churches began suspending their main gatherings to prevent the virus from spreading. […]

February 4, 2020
When It's Not Working
Gary Derbyshire

The first month of the new year is behind us! It is typically this time of year that most people’s New Year’s resolutions have fallen face down in the mud. It’s also the time that those of us who have made spiritual commitments experience a waning in motivation based on the first few setbacks. Maybe […]

November 5, 2019
Holy Anxiety
Gary Derbyshire

There is a lot these days on social media, pop culture, and modern literature regarding anxiety. Anxiety is something many people have, but no one wants. One of the most well known passages in the scripture on anxiety comes from Matthew 6:31-33: Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we […]

August 7, 2019
5 Truths About Worship Music Style
Gary Derbyshire

There are plenty of examples of believers in the early church singing (Acts 16:25, Romans 15:9, 1 Corinthians 14:15, Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16, Hebrews 2:12, James 5:13), not to mention the institution of the Levite musicians and singers prevalent throughout all of the Old Testament. The first thing the people of Israel did after safely crossing the Red Sea on dry […]

June 4, 2019
5 Godly Criticisms from Older Church Members
Gary Derbyshire

I have been a senior pastor for nine months, so I am not the one to write a book or tell you how it’s supposed to be done. One thing I can tell you is what I am learning. I can’t tell all pastors what to do, but I can tell you what God has […]

May 7, 2019
A Sunday in the Life of a Pastor
Gary Derbyshire

Please don't get sick. At 4:45 am, on Palm Sunday, my alarm went off from my phone by the bedside. It usually takes me about 15 minutes to get out of bed and be functional, and I don’t want anything taking away from my hour with the Lord to begin the day. I sniffed, a […]

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