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Preaching in Phoenix This Weekend

Posted by Scott Brown on Feb. 04, 2016

This weekend Dan Horn and I will be preaching at Heritage Baptist Church in Phoenix, Arizona, directly following the third annual Southwest Family Vision conference titled God's Design for Marriage


NCFIC Internship

Posted by Scott Brown on Feb. 03, 2016

As a ministry dedicated to biblical discipleship, we are excited to announce the 2016 NCFIC internship. Training young men in biblical leadership, theology, business, and foundational skills is something that we are very passionate about. Our prayer is that the deposits made in these young men will help launch a new generation of church...


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Singleness is a Type of Something Greater

Posted by Scott Brown on Jan. 27, 2016

Here is a message on singleness I delivered a while back, “Singleness is a Picture of Something Greater.” Everything in the Bible exposes beauty - including singleness. What do you really think about singleness, really? What do your parents think about singleness? What are their thoughts about a person who is single? Do they have an...


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Southwest Family Vision Conference - God’s Design for Marriage

Posted by Scott Brown on Jan. 22, 2016

When the Supreme Court decided in 2015 that it had the right to redefine marriage, the Church was shocked. But why should it be? After all, the Court’s decision came after decades of redefining marriage. The Industrial Revolution took fathers away from the home, mandatory state education removed children from the home, World War II brought...


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His Delights are Truly Delightful

Posted by Scott Brown on Jan. 20, 2016

God does not want us to construct our lives upon our delights but His. He takes pleasure and delight in certain things that are truly delightful. Isaiah 65:11-16 makes it clear that when we lose our delight in what He is delighted, we lose all our delight. When we find  our delights in life in the world, we find no delight in life.

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How Should We Think About Fasting?

Posted by Scott Brown on Jan. 15, 2016

Here are four things to keep in mind to shape our thinking on fasting:

First: We observe that there is no command in scripture to fast, but Jesus assumed his followers would fast and there are many examples in scripture of the practice that would lead us to participate. Here is a short list; 1 Cor 7:5 (part of marriage), Isaiah 58:3-6 (for...


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