OAKRIDGE BIBLE CHAPEL

Young pastors are often advised, “preach to suffering people and you’ll never lack an audience.” Why? Because everyone is well-acquainted with the subject. We
Written by Josiah Boyd
Chapter 26 marks a dramatic shift in Matthew’s gospel. In it is a transition from a teaching on things to come to a retelling
Written by Josiah Boyd
One can learn a great deal from reading the letters written by soldiers to their families during World War I and World War II.
Written by Josiah Boyd
The Bible is filled with contrast. Good and evil, light and darkness, joy and sorrow, hope and fear. In many cases, we’re better able
Written by Andrew Longmire
Sometimes, there is suffering in our lives that’s more like a stomach flu: we don’t really know why it’s happening, but it feels terrible.
Written by Andrew Longmire
It has been observed that “the subject of biblical prophecy is like one magnet interacting with another. For many people, it pulls them in.
Written by Josiah Boyd
Matthew has recounted Jesus’s final entrance into Jerusalem (20:29–21:17), the unrelenting opposition he faced upon arrival (21:18–22:14), and, now, his rebuke of the faithlessness
Written by Josiah Boyd
There are few more offensive concepts to the sensibilities of our contemporary culture than that of submission—the act of knowingly, willingly, intentionally, and repeatedly
Written by Josiah Boyd
It’s wise to learn from others’ errors. A child, seeing their sibling punished, can learn obedience. A student, observing a peer caught cheating, can
Written by Josiah Boyd
It is not uncommon to look forward to something for a long time only to be a tad underwhelmed, unfulfilled, or disappointed at its
Written by Josiah Boyd
If you follow the church calendar a bit, you may have noticed that last Thursday was a memorable day. In some countries it is
Written by Nate Vellekoop
The God of the universe calls and invites all people to obey him, to fellowship with him, and to serve him and, like a
Written by Josiah Boyd