Posts by Mark Winder

Why do Presbyterians baptize their children?

Is it just an incomplete Reformation – a holdover from Roman Catholicism?  Or does Scripture itself demand it?  Could the Jews gathered at Pentecost have thought that Peter was saying other than that their children were to be included as God’s covenant people – and given the covenant sign – just as they always had…

What Is a Presbyterian?

Have you ever heard anyone say something like “my interpretation is as good as yours” or “the Spirit told me what these verses mean.”? Are there any rules of the interpretation of Scripture that are infallible? In this third in a series called “What Is a Presbyterian,” we will look at the infallible rule of…

What Is a Presbyterian?

What is a Presbyterian?  At Wolf River Presbyterian Church we share many things in common with our brothers and sisters in other Bible believing Christian churches.  So what is the teaching of Scripture that obligates us to be self-consciously Presbyterian and Reformed in doctrine and Practice? Over the next several weeks we will look at key high…

New Broadcast on Preaching

Along with OPC pastors Chad Bond, Matt Cotta, and Adam York, Pastor Winder is hosting a new broadcast on preaching for the Reformed Forum (www.reformedforum.org).  Proclaiming Christ is an audio program which discusses biblical preaching. In each episode we will discuss the process, method, and goals of preaching biblical texts from a uniquely Reformed perspective. We invite…

Missionary to Haiti Ben Hopp to be at Wolf River

Missionary to Haiti, Pastor Ben Hopp, will be at Wolf River Presbyterian Church on Sunday, January 8.  Pastor Hopp will preach from Psalm 95 in the morning service, and present the Orthodox Presbyterian Church’s work in Haiti during the Sunday School hour.  For solid biblical exegesis combined with a passion for souls, come visit with…

Christmas Eve Service 6:00pm

Wolf River will be hosting a Christmas Eve service of “Lessons and Carols” on Saturday, December 24 at 6:00pm at the church facility. The service will last approximately one hour and consist of a number of prophetic Scripture readings, interspersed with Christmas Carols and a Scripture lesson. Make plans to attend and celebrate the birth…

Beginning this Sunday – the first Sunday in December (the 4th), and continuing the first Sunday of every month thereafter, Wolf River will have a fellowship meal at the church immediately after the Sunday School hour (about 12:00).   If you’re planning to visit us, this is a great opportunity to get to know us…