Pastor’s Pen

Paul Bankson [This Pastor’s Pen is one I intentionally repeat every year.]             This season is one of extremes.  As a child, we associate it with the greatest day of...

            Sometimes in this space I like to reflect on some passage of Scripture or to highlight something in the life of HLPC.  Other times I just share...

Paul Bankson “And as for me, this is my covenant with them,” says the LORD: “My Spirit that is upon you, and my words that I have put...

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...