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NCFIC Quarterly Report

As we are moving into the final stages of 2015, I wanted to give you an update on our activities over the previous quarter. We are continually grateful to be able to labor for the churches and families the Lord has connected us with. Last week was a milestone of sorts… I completed 39 one […]

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Either Your Belief will Kill Your Sinning or Your Sinning Will Kill Your Belief

Charles Spurgeon put his finger on one of the powers of holiness, “Does anyone think that faith is a little thing? Why, it inaugurates purity of life. The moment that a man believes in Christ Jesus, and trusts Him, he ceases from the sin he formerly loved. Sin becomes to him a burden and a plague. If you believe, your […]

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For Those Who are Unmarried

Here is a really good article by Phillip Holmes about the pitfalls and opportunities of the single years and how they relate to marriage. A key point addressed in the article is that many young people believe that getting married will make them a better person, when in reality, you can only become a better […]

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What Should Holiness Look Like in Your Life?

Dr. Joel Beeke is a keynote speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about what the lifestyle of a holy man or woman should look like. What would a holy man or woman look like? I think that first of all, a holy man or a holy woman would […]

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Themes of Holiness from Kevin DeYoung’s Book – A Hole in Our Holiness

Holiness is such an broad subject to consider. In preparing for our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness, I’ve spent a lot of time reading through Kevin DeYoung’s book – A Hole in Our Holiness. Here are just a few of the many quotes from the book which really stuck out to me: Holy Son, Holy Word, Holy Spirit: […]

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Holiness Flows from Affections Fixed on Jesus Christ

Jason Dohm is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about what holiness really is, and what it looks like in the life of the believer. What I’m fighting against is the first thing coming to mind being self-righteousness. A lot of people, when they hear the […]

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A Highway of Holiness for the People of God

In Isaiah 57:13-21, the prophet is piling up imagery to help us understand the contrast between those who trust in their idols to get them by and those who trust in God. We all go somewhere for medicine and food. In the previous context of Isaiah 57:1-12, Isaiah has been pronouncing doom on those who maintain an […]

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The Message of the Gospel

Geoff Botkin is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about the Gospel and the effect it has on culture. The Church has a message that can sanctify the entire world, change the entire world, convert the entire world. The power of the Gospel message can benefit even the […]

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Everything Flows From Your View of God

Please accept our invitation to our 2015 National Conference – “The Highway of Holiness.” Using Isaiah 35:8-10 as our touchstone, we will unfold the doctrines of the holiness of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. After laying this foundation, we will then explain how the holiness of God relates to […]

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Young Couples Retreat in Texas! – Registration Now Open

Registration for the Getting the Picture Right marriage retreat is officially open. This event will take place January 1-2 in the home of my friend Michael Moody in Georgetown Texas. This is an event for couples who have been married for seven years or less, and we are limiting it to only 20 couples, so don’t wait too long […]

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Our Part in Our Own Sanctification

Marcus Serven is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about the synergistic work of sanctification as compared to the monergistic work of justification. One of the key texts that talks about this interplay between holiness and also knowing that you are complete in Christ is this one from […]

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Our Part in Our Own Sanctification

Marcus Serven is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he talks about the synergistic work of sanctification as compared to the monergistic work of justification. One of the key texts that talks about this interplay between holiness and also knowing that you are complete in Christ is this one from […]

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How Sanctification Works

Dan Horn is a speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he explains how God, as a kind father, works in the lives of every one of His children to make them a holy people. Is it possible for someone to be justified, but not very sanctified? Well in a sense, none […]

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How to Take Dominion

Yesterday I took our interns to Mt. Vernon, the home of President George Washington. The objective was to instruct our interns on how to take dominion by learning from a great mentor – George Washington. It is a joy to do this as it gives me an opportunity to speak of some of the important things […]

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What’s So Bad About Sin?

Kevin Swanson is a keynote speaker at our upcoming conference The Highway of Holiness. In this video, he contrasts the dreadful effects of sin, with the joy and blessing of the fruits of the Spirit. As Christians, we should enjoy walking in holiness. Sin is not enjoyable, it ruins every part of our lives. Sin is corrupting, but […]

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