Logic on Fire - A Film to Fuel Reformation

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 27, 2015

I sat down with my family to watch Logic on Fire, a documentary on Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I highly recommend it. I feel it will be used of the Lord to fuel reformation and refreshment in the church. We need more and more pastors like Lloyd-Jones who are inspired to preach the Word, as well as for church members to grow up and cease their...


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Free Download of Family Foundations in Sound Doctrine - Chapter 3

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 24, 2015

God's Sovereignty and man's responsibility - this theme has been the subject of much debate throughout church history. If God's sovereign, then why do we need to evangelize? Why do we need to pray? Doesn't man have a free will? 

Questions like these and many others show just how critical it is that we have a biblical understanding of the...


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NCFIC Declaration: Article VI - Families May Be Divided by the Gospel

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 23, 2015

We affirm that the gospel may divide families, because the gospel can “set a man at variance against his father,” that “He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me,” and that we ought to obey God rather than man if there be any conflict between the commands of a husband or parent and the commands of God (Matt....


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I’m Preaching at Grace Fellowship Church on Sunday

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 22, 2015

I am really looking forward to being with the saints at Grace Fellowship Church in Grayville, Illinois. I very much resonate with the way they frame the distinctives of the church.


Family Worship - Advice for Busy Fathers

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 22, 2015

Fathers are busy, they've got a full-time job, they've got all kinds of responsibilities, a lot of the fathers here are elders or deacons or ministers as well. I think the best preparation to really be effective at family worship is to be prayerful yourself, and to have a secret life of communion with God and feel the burden of the souls of...


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Come to The Highway of Holiness Conference

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 21, 2015

Consider joining us at our national conference, "The Highway of Holiness" at the Ridgecrest Christian Conference Center in Asheville, NC, Oct. 29-31. 


Robert Murray McCheyne on the “Vast Importance of Church Discipline”

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 20, 2015

Robert Murray McCheyne speaks of his early avoidance and abhorrence of church discipline, as well as the change that took place:

"When I first entered the work of the ministry among you, I was exceedingly ignorant of the vast importance of church discipline. I thought that my great and almost only work was to pray and preach. I saw your souls...


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Free Download of Family Foundations in Sound Doctrine - Chapter 2

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 17, 2015

It is critical that our churches and families have a biblical understanding of the doctrine of God. Our view of God affects every aspect of our lives: our response to the trials of life, how we interpret Scripture, our view on current issues, and many other situations. 

This week, we are giving away a digital download of the second lecture...


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NCFIC Declaration: Article V - The Church is Eternal While the Family is Temporal

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 16, 2015

We affirm that the church is the bride of Christ and the family of God, and that in heaven people ‘neither marry nor are given in marriage,’ indicating that the family, which is part of the creation order, established for the fulfillment of the dominion mandate here on earth, ceases to exist in heaven, but that on earth and in Christ, the...


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5 Tips for Corporate Prayer Meetings

Posted by Scott Brown on Apr. 15, 2015

Here are a few things to consider regarding corporate prayer meetings. There is much to say about the Godward focus of our prayer, which is the very most important matter. This most important matter in all prayer is the heartfelt acknowledgment of the majesty of God, expressing our love and gratitude to Him. Further, we bring our requests...


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