By Rev. Michael Ericson It was the first week of my sabbatical. After working full time as a salesman for the past thirteen years, in addition to my labors in the pastoral office, my presbytery was having me take an eight week rest from ministerial duties. I was ready for some R&R in the boat […]
By Rev. Mike Ericson I offer (without defining the church in its various aspects, or going into all the distinctions between a true church, a false church, an apostate church, nor with intent to be exhaustive in the list, etc.) ten reasons to cleave to the visible church: the church exists for the glory of God; […]
By Rev. Michael Ericson It was my first serious winter hike. Well, not like it was Everest, but serious for me. January, in the Smoky Mountains, plenty of elevation gain, many miles, along with snow and ice. I had read, studied, exercised, and prepared as much as possible. While I did summit and return safely […]
By Rev. Michael Ericson The following is one of my meditations while on a hike in the Rockies. As with the Puritans of old who practiced and encouraged thinking deeply on our surroundings and providential occurrences, viewing them through the light of Scripture, I enjoy trekking up a mountainside and pondering the wisdom of God […]
By John Stam Psalm 67 1 God be merciful unto us, and bless us; and cause his face to shine upon us; Selah. 2 That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations. 3 Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee. 4 O let the nations be glad […]
By Rev. Michael Ericson Doing a day hike in the Grand Canyon is an unusual experience in a number of ways. Not only is the scenery rather unique, but so is the direction. With most hikes, the difficult part is the first half as you ascend up to a peak, up and up, harder and […]
Trinity Reformed Presbyterian Church shares ten marks that make for a true family-friendly church.
By Rev. Michael J. Ericson A major controversy has developed over the past year in the Reformed community. While there are often differences and debates in the camp, I believe, this particular matter, is a watershed issue that could shape the direction of Reformed and Evangelical churches. It strikes at the very heart of the […]