Joel Bourdess

Christopher Love: Pray With Violent Zeal

Christopher Love was a puritan who lived during the English Civil War. He would be executed at the end of this civil war and only lived to be 33 years old. Despite that, he lived a life that impacted the world with his passion for Jesus Christ. This sermon, “Pray With Violent Zeal,”discusses the importance…

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Andrew Gray: Faith

Andrew Gray was a preacher who lived in the 1600’s. The one thing about his life that stands out is that his life was short. He died before his 24th birthday. But in those 2 and a half years he preached he made a huge impact. This sermon, “Faith,” talks about what our faith is…

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Alexander Maclaren: Why Does Love Delay?

Alexander Maclaren is a preacher who was considered one of the best preachers of his era. But unlike so many preachers, he was a quiet man who did not become famous for book-writing or big ministry projects. He just enjoyed preaching and really believed what he preached. This sermon, “Why Does Love Delay?” Maclaren asks…

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J.C. Ryle: The Christian Race

J. C. Ryle is a preacher we have looked at before. You can check out his episode, “Unbelief- A Marvel,” in our catalog. But this week we’re looking at his time in ministry and the “hustle” he put in for years. Prior to being a famous tract writer and preacher, he was a man who…

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Martin Luther: The Forgiveness Of Sins

Martin Luther is one of the most famous Christians that has ever lived. His story of nailing the 95 Theses on the door of the church, the “kick-off” of the Reformation, is lauded as one of the biggest turning points in world history. And yet, we often forget about the challenges that the peasants of…

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