Welcome to Gospel Growth

I am first of all a disciple and follower of Jesus Christ.   I affirm Evangelical Christian beliefs as well as  Gospel driven in philosophy of ministry.  I am married to Ann and am raising 2 wonderful boys – Jonathan and Andrew. My purpose is to build disciplemaking disciples that are becoming fishers of men in fully displaying of God’s Glory in all things. Learn more

Real Living

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”   ― John Bunyan

God is the only desirable good…

“God is the only desirable good, nothing without him is worthy of our hearts. Right thoughts of God are able to ravish the heart; how much more happy is the man that has interest in God. God alone is able by himself to put the soul into a more … [Keep reading]

Parable of the Two Trains – by Pastor Mark Webb

Parable of the Two Trains Several years ago, I posted links to a small series entitled The Parable of the Two Trains by Mark Webb, which was [and still is] the best analogy concerning the relationship between the old and new covenants I’d ever … [Keep reading]

Bible Reading Plans for 2018

For the Love of God Bible Reading Plan - D. A. Carson (through the Bible) Mcheyne reading plan (PDF)mcheyne-reading-plan.1.pdf 8 ESV Reading … [Keep reading]

Faith Alone

Faith Alone How does one truly diagnose someone’s spiritual condition?  One of the biggest problems in the church today is that so-called believers combine faith plus works or good deeds as the basis for God accepting them.  Last week, I talked with … [Keep reading]

The Picture of God

Pictures of so important to many of us.  Do you remember ever looking a pictures of your mom or dad in order to enjoy remembering what they were like?  Most of us have a photo of a loved one, because it somehow captures who that person is. The … [Keep reading]

Happy New Year!!

Our Family prays that you will know and experience God's gracious will during 2017. … [Keep reading]

Bibliology and Hermeneutics – Inspiration of Scripture

https://feeds.bible.org/video/ttp/TTP-BH06.mp4 What is inspiration? Did God inspire the mind of the author, or the text of Scripture, or both? How does one's view of inspiration effect his or her interpretation? Upon completion of this session, the … [Keep reading]

Bible Reading for 2017

Over the years I have come to believe that reading the Bible through regularly (usually every year) is the best discipline for spiritual growth, despite the difficult challenges that can cause you to quit reading or apply Christ's word to your life. … [Keep reading]

Thanksgiving: Contentment over Covetousness

We come to a time of year where we emphasize “thanksgiving,” but we still may be inappreciative for what we already have.  As consumers, we can become inappreciative and ungrateful to God.  We become covetous instead of thankful, and we lose our … [Keep reading]