Hal’s Blog

  • The Command to Persevere

    April 15, 2021 by

    Because you kept my command to persevere, I will also keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world. – Revelation 3:10 He who endures to the end shall be saved – Matthew 24:13 Salvation, as we can see from the words of Jesus, is not a one time event… Read more

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  • Eternal Security Livestream with Adam and Chip-

    April 5, 2021 by

    I recently conducted my first livestream with guests participants. Chip (joining from Spain) and Adam (joining from Tennessee) sat with me to discuss the dangers of Once Saved, Always Saved Theology. We each made a case for the errancy of the doctrine and tackled common arguments. Chip brought a unique historical perspective on the doctrine… Read more

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  • What is Biblical Repentance?

    April 3, 2021 by

    What does it mean to repent? What does the Bible teach on repentance? There are a lot of opinions on this subject. I take you through the Bible to show you what real repentance is, and how it is absolutely necessary for salvation. My notes are below the video. [Receive an email each time a… Read more

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  • March Newsletter 2021

    March 31, 2021 by

    On Streets and Online Due to COVID and closures, ministry has morphed in the last year. Online ministry has taken a greater role in every ministry across the world. Many people are afraid—perhaps not rightfully so, but they are nonetheless. Many are still reluctant to shake hands or to stand close by. Just today a… Read more

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  • A Response to Allen Parr

    March 24, 2021 by

    Allen Parr is a popular Youtube personality who normally puts out great content. However, in one of his recent videos, he shared some really concerning teaching that I felt the need to address.

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  • Can a Fallen Christian be Renewed to Repentance?

    March 21, 2021 by

    What does mean to sin willfully? If a Christian loses his salvation, can he be saved again? I answer these questions in this video. My notes are below: That this verse is referring to Christians, and not to unbelievers like some like to teach What ‘sin willfully’ does not mean: What it does mean: That… Read more

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  • What is Predestination?

    March 11, 2021 by

    There’s a lot of thoughts and confusion when it comes to election and predestination. As a young man, when I first began studying the scriptures, I was troubled regarding this subject. But I finally have an understanding of this subject that satisfies my mind. I hope this video helps to clear up things up regarding… Read more

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  • Once Saved, Always Saved REFUTED

    March 4, 2021 by

    Is Eternal Security Biblical? Once a person is saved, are they always saved? The answer is a resounding NO. the Bible is full of real warnings to hold fast to what they have, to endure to the end, to take heed, and to stand. These warnings make no sense if the danger is not real.… Read more

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  • February Newsletter 2021

    February 28, 2021 by

    “What do they need to hear?” For most of my life I have prayed, “Lord, what do I need to say?” But I’ve changed that prayer. Now I pray this prayer: “Lord, what do they need to hear?” My preaching and my ministry has taken on a new focus that I feel has really helped… Read more

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  • Is Ravi Zacharias in Hell?

    February 18, 2021 by

    During his lifetime, I regarding Ravi Zacharias as one of the leading voices in Christianity. He brought an eloquence and a kind of thinking that was respected across the world. Yet now, after his passing, disturbing revelations have come forth about the person he really was behind the scenes. He wasn’t at all what he… Read more

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  • Can a Christian Drink Alcohol?

    February 3, 2021 by

    When you search Google for “Can a Christian…”, invariably one of the suggestions to pop up will be “drink alcohol.” Apparently, it is an extremely common question with many opinions. But I’m not going to give my opinion. I’m going to shoot straight with exactly what the word of God says. The first thing that… Read more

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  • How to Spot a False Prophet

    February 3, 2021 by

    “You will know them by their fruits.” – Jesus. False prophets are nothing new. We have been warned about them from the very beginning of the Bible all the way up through the New Testament. Yet despite these warnings, many people, good people often, are deceived by them. As a result, many Christians are led… Read more

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  • January Newsletter 2021

    January 31, 2021 by

    A Time for Prayer and Fasting. Fasting is not high on the priority list for many Christians today, which is a shame, because today is when we need to fast more than ever.  Fasting is not fun, I’m not going to lie. I like food and drink just like everyone else. And the idea of… Read more

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  • December Newsletter 2020

    December 31, 2020 by

    A NEW YEAR. I think that many of us are glad for a new year to come. Though we are yet to behold what 2021 might bring, 2020 was a rollercoaster that most of us are ready to get off of. And although 2021 is uncertain, and although we know that  difficult days are ahead… Read more

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  • Should Christians Support the Death Penalty?

    December 16, 2020 by

    Capital Punishment is a current hot button political issue. The question is this: Is the death penalty archaic barbarism that should end with the likes of slavery and medieval torture? or is it an acceptable and necessary form of punishment for a civilized society? The debate rages in our political spheres, but more specifically for… Read more

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  • November Newsletter 2020

    November 30, 2020 by

    Thankful. One thing should never change in the life of a Christian, and that is the practice of thanksgiving. “In EVERYTHING give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Giving thanks is not just a nice thing for us to to do, it is a sure… Read more

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  • October Newsletter 2020

    October 30, 2020 by

    The Future of Our Nation I am pessimistic about the future of our nation. I do not believe that we will have a great nation-wide revival (although we could). I do not believe that our nation will continue much longer as the great powerhouse that it has been.  But this does’t mean that I don’t… Read more

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  • Can a Christian be a Democrat? [Video]

    October 20, 2020 by

    What party should a Christian vote for? In this video, I seek to demonstrate how it has become increasingly more difficult to be both a Democrat and a follower of Christ. I have no desire to be political, but I do have a desire to help people, and to build the kingdom of God. An… Read more

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  • September Newsletter 2020

    September 29, 2020 by

    Praying for our Nation. In about a month, we all head to the polls to vote in the midst of a political climate that is more volatile than we have ever experienced in our lifetime. Satan has done a superb job of stirring up strife like never before. More and more Americans are looking at… Read more

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  • Can a Christian be a Democrat?

    September 15, 2020 by

    Can a Christian be a Democrat? It’s not fun to write so plainly on an issue like this. I don’t mean to cause division or stir up hard feelings. However, I do think that it is necessary to be plain and speak clearly, in a spirit of love, on issues that are important and that… Read more

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  • August Newsletter 2020

    August 31, 2020 by

    Enduring Through Challenges. In our family Bible reading time, we have again come to my favorite story in the scripture, the story of Joseph. I consider it to be among the greatest of all stories. It is a story of betrayal, of suffering, of endurance, and, ultimately, of great triumph. What’s remarkable about the story… Read more

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  • Overcoming in modern America

    August 8, 2020 by

    He who overcomes shall not be hurt by the Second Death – Revelation 2:11 In speaking to the church in Smyrna, Jesus praised His people for their faithfulness to the gospel in the midst of persecution. He also warned them of a coming persecution, one that would be much worse than the one that they… Read more

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  • June / July Newsletter 2020

    August 2, 2020 by

    “Work with Your Own Hands” In the last few months, my wife and I have learned the joy of what it means to ‘work with your own hands’ more than ever before. We both have always had jobs where we would work on the computer, do customer service, or, of course, ministry work. But we… Read more

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