Author: Paul Bankson

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That may seem an odd title for the Pastor’s Pen this week but it captures 2 important news items.  The first is about our elder candidates and...

Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. (ESV) Isaiah 53:4             This weekend I am going to...

          Ok, the “new year, new you” is truly not a serious title.  We all wish it were that easy.  We all wish the change...

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed, saying, “Let us burst their bonds apart...

            This past Sunday we touched on the doctrine of effectual calling as we considered Jesus’ parable of the wedding feast in Matthew 22:1-14.  What led us...

            Thank you for praying for the HLPC team that went to North Carolina last week, June 14-20, with the Carolina Mountain Mission.  14 of our church family...

            The PCA General Assembly met in Dallas, Texas June 25-28.  I wrote about the nature of the Assembly for the Pastor’s Pen that came out while...

And on the following day they entered Caesarea. Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends.  (ESV) Acts 10:24             Acts 10 records for...

            Today at 1:30PM CST, the PCA General Assembly will be called to order in Dallas, Texas.  Connie and I are here for this gathering.  It is scheduled...