The Apostle Paul gave Timothy some specific instructions on how the church in Ephesus was to treat widows, elders, and slaves. While some elements may seem distant and irrelevant today, Rod Walls explains how and why these precepts are still applicable to the Church.
Though some have an aversion to terms like, “creeds” and “doctrines,” Rod Walls explains from 1 Timothy 3:14-16 that these have always been a part of the Christian faith and serve, among other things, to inform us of how to live and function as a church.
Rod Walls explains the qualifications and duties of both elders and deacons in the church and considers how Paul’s instructions to Timothy compare to modern practices, especially among Southern Baptists.
In what has become in recent decades a contentious text, Rod Walls reminds us of the context and then explains the responsibilities of men, the adornment and demeanor of women, the distinctive roles of men and women, and why these remain essential to maintaining the order God has intended for the home and for His Church.
Interim Pastor Rod Walls begins a new preaching series on 1 and 2 Timothy, introducing Timothy, the concerns of Paul, and the importance of guarding the Gospel.
Though the religious leaders of the day believed they had eliminated a false prophet by crucifying Him, Rod Walls explains why Jesus’ crucifixion demonstrates that He is the Exalted King, Lover of Souls, and Sacrificial Lamb.
Peter was not just an obscure follower of Jesus, he was the most determined of His Apostles, and yet with the trial of Jesus about to get underway Peter quickly denied Him…and with little pressure. Rod Walls opens up John 18:12-27 and shows how Peter’s faithlessness contrasts with Jesus’ faithfulness and why that is good news to…
Rod Walls continues the series on Jesus’ prayer just prior to His arrest and crucifixion. In this message Rod explains how Jesus identifies and intercedes for His disciples. Though Jesus was in such agony at this point that His sweat became like drops of blood, Rod explains why this prayer should bring comfort to Jesus’s disciples…
There is a lot of confusion surrounding the Person and work of the Holy Spirit. Rod Walls helps to clear up a lot of the confusion as he opens up John 14:15-24.