Did Jesus Go to Hell Before His Resurrection?

From the webpage: “There are essentially two views as to where Jesus went the three days His body was in the grave before His resurrection.  One view is that He went to Hades (hell), and the other is that He went to Heaven.


A Coalition for Biblical Sexuality

From the webpage: “Preaching the gospel of no-fault divorce and the gospel of marriage unbound from its natural purposes, liberationism has weakened, not strengthened, the institution of marriage. And as a result, participation in marriage, a major correlated factor of wealth and well-being, has decreased.”


Greear: Ordinary People Called to Spread the Gospel

From the webpage:

“Jesus’ plan for reaching the world is not gathering large groups of people to bask in the anointing of one prophetic teacher,” said Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in the Raleigh-Durham, N.C., area, who once worked for the International Mission Board.

“His Plan A is raising up ordinary people in the power of the Spirit and sending them out,” Greear said.

Click the link above to read the whole article.


Christian Basics – Truth for Life – Alistair Begg

From the webpage: “To be a Christian is to declare that Jesus is Lord.  His Lordship affects both our minds, teaching us what to believe, and our morals, changing the way we live.” – Pastor Alistair Begg

Click the link above to have access to Alistair’s Christian Basics 5 Message study.  Topics include:  Christian Living, The Church, Faith, and Salvation.


Bill Mounce “The Path” – For an Informed Love of God Greek Language video learning suite

From the webpage: “Our introductory sale is almost over. Our new video lectures over every chapter of Basics of Biblical Greek, and our new screencasts over every chapter of the workbook, are $50 off until February 28. You can learn the language of the New Testament, and these resources will help, for only $149.”


Chuck Lawson – 7 Reasons Why “Just OK is not OK” in God’s Work


Chuck Lawless – Following God: A Challenging Illustration


Periodically, I’ll post some links that I have found to be interesting and relevant to the church. I don’t necessarily agree with everything in all of them, might not agree with the overall stance of organization represented, and sometimes it might be something so WRONG that it just needs to be aired; however, I’ll post them so that readers of our website might see some of the things that are having an effect in the church today. – Bill Pitcher, Interim Pastor, First Baptist Church

This one is from Mark Dever, the pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church:

I found this one to be pretty pointed

This one is helpful to those trying to understand how we got the 66 books we believe to be the inspired Word of God.

This video complements a number of this fall’s sermons

This blog from the Gospel Coalition speaks to a point I often try to make about being careful of the information we share:



June, 2015

This is a complex issue with which the church NEEDS to be conversant.  The title of the article may be a bit misleading, but the article is sound in its theology.