Sunday school class on American Presbyterian History

My friend Matthew Ezzell and I taught a Sunday school class on American Presbyterian History at Shiloh Presbyterian Church. Here was the overview we wrote for the course: This class provides an understanding of the historical foundations of modern presbyterianism in America. We cover the breadth of the streams contributing to the presbyterian churches and denominations of our country. In the course, we learn about the controversies and conflicts and also spread of the gospel and the propagation churches throughout the United States....

December 29, 2022

Introduction to the Trinity Psalter Hymnal

As our church moved to the Trinity Psalter Hymnal, I gave a brief history of Reformed hymnals and an overview of the TPH. You can listen here. Some resources I used in preparation: A Quick First Glance at the Trinity Psalter Hymnal by Ligon Duncan Reflections On The 2018 Trinity Psalter Hymnal by Shane Lems Recovering Mother Kirk OPC General Assembly Minutes Between the Times Sing a New Song to the Lord: An Historical Survey of American Presbyterian Hymnals by James Rawlings Sydnor The New Presbyterian Hymnal by J....

July 29, 2018

Sunday School Series on the Doctrine and Practice of Christian Prayer

I taught the adult Sunday school class on prayer at Providence OPC in Charlottesville, Virginia, during the summer of 2010. You can see the notes from my class here. The final class listed reasons we need to be a praying church: Week 8: Conclusion: Why Providence OPC Needs to be a Praying Church God Deserves Our Praise and Thanksgiving “Praise the LORD, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever....

July 11, 2010