The Sovereignty of God

by Pastor Bud Talbert Revelation 4 is a chapter permeated with divine sovereignty. John, “in the Spirit”, is invited heavenward (“Come up here” “a door standing open in heaven”) to see a vision of God who brings to pass future events (“I will show you what must take...

Whom Should We Trust?

by Pastor Bud Talbert In Psalm 146:3 the reader is advised, “Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.” However, princes can be powerful people. They can have great influence in international discussions. They often have powerful...

Control? or Concern?

By Pastor Bud Talbert The discussion was not heated. But the gentleman was clearly resisting my admonition. He accused me and the rest of the church leadership of trying to control him and others in the church because we were expressing our opposition to their...