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Sunday Services

 

9:30 am Kid City and Adult Education Hour
10:30 am    Morning Service and Big Picture Kids
6:00 pm Evening Service (@ Bond Chapel)

North Side Notes

Why we have congregational meals

Posted by Kyle Edwards on

The overwhelming consensus is that we should continue our practice of eating meals together as a congregation once a month. But if we did happen to need more convincing, Richard Lints would be the man for the job: In the vinyl narratives of our age meals are often of the fast-food variety -...

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Tags: covenant, meals

Introducing the Providence of God (WCF 5.1-3)

Posted by Kyle Edwards on

This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  The last chapter in the confession explored God's work of creation. We can say that his work of creating is finished, but his relationship with his creation is continuing. This...

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Pledge Booklet PDF

Posted by Kyle Edwards on

Here's a PDF link to the North Side pledge booklet. If your dog ate your hard copy you can write down your responses on a blank note card provided for you this Sunday. 

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Days Gone By (WCF 4:1)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  With the last post we entered into chapter 4, "Of Creation." The chapter opened with some comments about God's creation generally. The second section speaks to the creation of...

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A Casual Conversation

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The following is a transcript from an actual conversation between me and Alan Shoesmith, one of our deacons: ME: Alan, good to see you! ALAN: Always a pleasure to see you, Kyle. ME: What is that you're holding in your hand? ALAN: This is the very important HTC North Side pledge...

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Something rather than nothing (WCF 4.1)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith.  Why is there something rather than nothing? Why is there something rather than nothing? Why is there a universe at all, with all of its people, stars, black holes, and Time...

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Feeling Calvinism Out (WCF 3.8)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, HTC's confessional statement of faith. And the last several posts, on chapter three of the confession, have waded into the most controversial waters of the Confession; that Hurricane Katrina of doctrines (as some people...

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Some thoughts on politics

Posted by Kyle Edwards on

I count myself among those who behold this presidential campaign season with a mixture of befuddlement, cynicism, and fear. Maybe you've found your guy/gal, or maybe you wistfully imagine a reanimated Abraham Lincoln returning from beyond to lead our fragile republic once again. Given that the...

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Calvinism Part Deux

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, Holy Trinity Church's confessional statement of faith. And it's been too long since I've posted here! Of all my pastoral and familial duties, I rank blog posts towards the bottom. I hope you'll forgive me for...

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That thing called Calvinism (WCF 3:2-4)

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This is part of an ongoing series on the Westminster Confession of Faith, Holy Trinity Church's confessional statement of faith.  Our initial tiptoe into chapter 3 of the Confession last time introduced us to the difficult but (to my mind) biblical and beautiful doctrine of God's eternal...

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Tags: calvinism, election, predestination

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