Posts with the tag “terry-l-johnson”
The Maternal and Husbands
by Maggie Breckenridge on December 2nd, 2023
The maternal instinct in our wives makes better men of us husbands. It pushes us to be moreconscientious as protectors and providers. It forces us to pay attention to the needs of wife andfamily. It punishes us when selfishly we neglect our duties and pursue our own narrow interests.Most of us are better men because we are married. Our wives’ maternal-driven demands haveforced us to grow up, to be...
Maiden, Mother, Matriarch
by Maggie Breckenridge on October 4th, 2023
Louise Perry, author of The Case Against the Sexual Revolution, a 30-something United Kingdom columnist, feminist, and host of a podcast with the title of this article, has written insightfully about the three stages of a woman’s life. Here is her analysis. A woman is first a maiden: young, single, at the peak of her physical beauty. To one degree or another she is admired and sought for her physi...
Men and the Maternal
by Maggie Breckenridge on August 1st, 2023
Women are not men and men are not women. We state the obvious for the sake of a civilizationthat no longer grasps the obvious, denies the obvious, and is at war with the obvious. God madeus male and female (Gen 1:28). There are distinctive qualities of maleness not shared byfemaleness, and distinctive qualities of femaleness not shared by maleness. What are they? Thevisible ones are physical. Wome...
Christian Liberty, Alcohol, & Tobacco - Terry Johnson
by Maggie Breckenridge on July 12th, 2023
As I progressed through my seminary education (ca. 1977-81), I began to notice an interesting phenomenon. As men became more reformed in their doctrine, they tended to become more demonstrative in the exercise of Christian liberty. This was particularly true of those who were reared in conservative Protestant traditions which tended to be careful or legalistic (depending upon your perspective) reg...
by Maggie Breckenridge on July 28th, 2022
Tim Foster preached his first sermon at IPC as an intern in the summer of 2006. The Johnsonfamily was away on vacation, of course. When I returned to the church office, I was greeted inthe hall with questions by Art Broadwick, who, as many of you will know, is not given toexaggeration. Our interaction went like this:“Have you listened to Tim’s sermon?”“No.”“Extraordinary.”“Extraordinary?”“Extraord...
Counter-Attack in the War Against Reality
by Josh Espinosa on July 11th, 2022
INTO THE PODCAST
by Josh Espinosa on February 19th, 2022
A podcast just for IPC congregation.
Understanding Family Worship
by Josh Espinosa on January 25th, 2022
Understanding Family WorshipIts History, Theology and Practiceby Terry L. JohnsonCompanion to The Family Worship BookIncludes wisdom gleaned from classic writersChapter on catechizingThe practice of family worship has been a foundation stone of faith for many families across many generations. In his book The Family Worship Book, Terry L. Johnson aided families to have meaningful times of devotion ...
What I Did on My Sabbatication
by Josh Espinosa on January 17th, 2022
WHAT I DID ON MY SABBATICATION - TERRY L. JOHNSONFor the second time in my 35 years at IPC the congregation has given me an extra two months off as a sabbatical, which when added to the regular one month of vacation time, meant I was away for three months in 2021. I am grateful, extremely grateful, for the time allotted.I hesitate to talk about myself. However, there seems to be some interest in w...
Messenger: December 2021 / January 2022
by Josh Espinosa on December 1st, 2021
The IPC Messenger is published bi-monthly by Independent Presbyterian Church.
Messenger: November 2021 Supplement
by Josh Espinosa on November 1st, 2021
A monthly publication of the Independent Presbyterian Church.
2023 Bible Reading PlanWeekly eMessenger - January 2, 2023Sunday, January 8, 2023 BulletinWeekly eMessenger -January 9, 2023Sunday, January 15, 2023 BulletinWeekly eMessenger - January 16, 2023Sunday, January 22, 2023 BulletinWeekly eMessenger - January 23, 2023Sunday, January 29, 2023 BulletinWeekly eMessenger - January 30, 2023
February / March 2023 MessengerSunday, February 5, 2023IPC Day Camp 2023 Registration Is OpenWeekly eMessenger - February 6, 2023Sunday, February 12, 2023 BulletinWeekly eMessenger - February 13, 2023Sunday, February 19, 2023 BulletinWeekly eMessenger - February 20, 2023Sunday, February 26, 2023Weekly eMessenger - February 27, 20232023 Spring Sunday School Quarter
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June / July 2023 MessengerSunday, July 9, 2023Weekly eMessenger - July 10, 2023Christian Liberty, Alcohol, & Tobacco - Terry JohnsonSunday, July 16, 2023Weekly eMessenger - July 17, 2023Sunday, July 23, 2023Weekly eMessenger - July 24, 2023Sunday, July 30, 20232023 Communion SeasonWeekly eMessenger - July 31, 2023
August / September 2023 MessengerMen and the MaternalSunday, August 6, 2023Weekly eMessenger - August 7, 2023Sunday, August 13, 2023Weekly eMessenger - August 14, 2023Sunday, August 20, 2023Weekly eMessenger - August 21, 20232023 Fall Sunday School QuarterSunday, August 27, 2023Weekly eMessenger - August 28, 2023
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