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"Preaching the kingdom of God,

and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence... "
Acts 28:31

The pulpit is the most important piece of furniture in our church. It is, therefore, right where it belongs: Front and center

We believe that God speaks to his people through his Word as it is faithfully preached by gospel ministers.

Below are some sermons that have been recently delivered in our church.

Calvin on Preaching

Calvin on Preaching

“If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God…” (1 Peter 4:11) Here is the supreme power with which pastors of the Church, by whatever name they are called, should be invested— namely, to dare all boldly for the word of God, compelling all the virtue, glory,...

Gospel Mourning

Gospel Mourning

Thomas Watson (c. 1620 – 1686) was an English Puritan who wrote a wonderful Exposition of the Beatitudes. Here is a excerpt from his sermon on the blessedness of Gospel mourning: "Our condition is low—but our hearts are high. Mourn for the profaneness of the land....

Sermon: Jeremiah 29:1-14

Sermon: Jeremiah 29:1-14

In this sermon, Pastor McShaffrey sets forth a "Strategic Survival Plan for Christian Living During Strange Times" from Jeremiah's letter to the captives. Main points: 1. Acknowledge God's Sovereignty (vs. 4) 2. Listen for God's Voice in Scripture (vs. 4) 3. Just Keep...

Sermon: 1 Peter 3:18-22

Sermon: 1 Peter 3:18-22

Introduction Due to the obvious difficulty of this passage, my sermon will be delivered in two parts today. The first part will handle interpretive matters (allowing, of course, for legitimate differences of opinion since good and godly men do disagree on what exactly...

Sermons: Isaiah 9

Sermons: Isaiah 9

Through his life, death, and resurrection, the Lord Jesus Christ established a kingdom of light and peace that will never end. His kingdom has been steadily advancing throughout all ages and in every land, and will continue to do so until every knee bows before him....

Sermons: Submission

Sermons: Submission

SUBMISSION - It is probably not your favorite word, but it seems that it was a favorite to the Apostle Peter. He uses it often in his First Epistle General and applies it to many different realms like civil government, socio-economic structures, and the covenant of...

Sermons: Believing Bibliology

Sermons: Believing Bibliology

You will find a copy of the Holy Bible front and center in every true church of the Lord Jesus Christ. Faithful Pastors will preach from it weekly, but few ever preach about it…

The Theology of Riots: Part II

The Theology of Riots: Part II

Preached on June 21, 2020  At Five Solas Church (OPC) By the Rev. Christian McShaffreyReview: In my previous sermon on Proverbs 1:1-19, I set forth the proposition that riots occur where the fear of God is absent. As we now turn our attention to vv. 20-33, we see...

The Theology of Riots: Part II

The Theology of Riots: Part I

Preached on June 14, 2020  At Five Solas Church (OPC) By the Rev. Christian McShaffrey This summer season has become a season of social unrest. The frequency and intensity of protesting and violence in our city streets has steadily increased over the past several...