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Mar 20

A Different Esther

African Enterprise: Ghana

It’s a different story of Esther. This Esther was a formerly-trafficked woman who had been living with a young man who was an armed robber. They had one child. Two years ago the man went on a robbery expedition, where he was gunned down.

Esther, who was engaged in prostitution for five years, thought God was punishing her for her evil deeds with  the death of her boyfriend…

Mar 17

A Vision of Sacrifice

By Paul Duggan, Outreach’s ESO Committee

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship —Romans 12:1.

Easter Sacrificial Offering (ESO), 2018

This Easter, Tenth Church will be taking up what we call the ESO, as we have for at least the last thirty-four years. What makes this…

How long will you judge unjustly and show partiality to the wicked? Give justice to the weak and the fatherless; maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. —Psalm 82:2-4

Here in this Psalm we hear God delivering judgment on the 'gods' for their failure to use their power and positions…

Mar 4

Incompetence and Promises

by James Kurtz, Short-Term Taiwan Team Member

These are the moments my soul sings the hope that “we are not competent in ourselves, but our competence is from God, who has made us competent and worthy as ministers of the covenant” (2 Corinthians 3:5–6). 


And they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in a manger. And when they saw it, they made known the saying that had been told them concerning this child. And all who heard it wondered at what the shepherds told them. (Luke 2:16–18)

The people who heard the shepherds’ testimony were filled with wonder. Wonder is a sense of…

I grew up a fan of the “Broad Street Bullies,” the great Philadelphia Flyers teams of the 1970’s. My school friends and I spent entirely too much time pouring over accounts of their reign of terror; names like “Moose” Dupont and Dave “The Hammer” Schultz still evoke images of bloodied men staggering off the ice. While the individual hockey fights fascinated me, nothing got me going more than a bench-clearing…


Right here, right now
There is no other place I’d rather be
Right here right now
Watching the world wake up from history
—Jesus Jones, Right Here, Right Now, 1991


I’ve Seen a Lot of Stuff.

The song lyrics above date me considerably. The late eighties and early nineties were an exciting…

By Bruce A. McDowell, Minister of Global Outreach

As Tenth Church has infant baptisms today, some may be wondering about the question in my title. Most Christian parents of newborn babies feel the need for some kind of dedication of their child to the Lord. They believe their child to be different than those of the “world” of unbelieving parents. Reformed believers baptize their child because they…


Tenth Church has been blessed since it was established in 1829 with Christian men commited to the clear exposition of the Bible. Our Resource Library archives sermons by Tenth pastors and guest preachers from more recent years.  Sermons are searchable by various criteria.  

Listed below are sermon series by Dr. Liam Goligher, our senior minister. For live sermons, please consult our Preaching Schedule for times and…

This Sunday 7/23/17

Internationals Outreach, Tenth City Network, and more