Rev. Stivason

Dr. Bruce Bickel is recovering from his knee replacement surgery and also had a procedure to relieve pain in his lower back.  Therefore the Rev. Jeff Stivason will begin a new series this Friday, August 11, 2017 entitled, “The Christological Pattern of the Christian Life.”  As a means of introduction his first lesson plan is “Getting Familiar with the Territory.”  Using 1Peter 1:1-12 Rev. Stivason will introduce us to this new series and show us what we will look like, how do we get there and showing us the way forward.  The other aspects of this introduction include, “Humiliation and Exaltation”, “Examples of Humiliation” and “Pastoral Counsel.”  Please join us at the Barn as we start this new series with our new teacher.

The Rev. Jeffrey A. Stivason, Ph.D, is the pastor of Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church in Gibsonia PA. Dr. Stivason is a gifted preacher and teacher and a compassionate shepherd.  He has been serving the Lord as a minister of the Gospel since 1995.  During that time, he has planted two churches, the most recent one being Grace RP Church, which formally constituted in January of 2010.  He has published articles and reviews in the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, The Westminster Theological Journal, The Presbyterion, The Confessional Presbyterian and others. Dr. Stivason is also a contributor to the Jonathan Edwards Encyclopedia and author of, From Inscrutability to Concursus, published by  P&R Publishing.  He is also the Managing Editor for the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals program Theology on the Go, which is hosted by Place for Truth (

Please join us for this in-depth series as we build a strong and reliable structural framework for practical Christian living. All teaching is led by Jeff Stivason unless otherwise noted. Here is a link to our Bible Study Resources to further enhance our study of God’s powerful word.

This series ended on Friday, September 22, 2017. The Rev. Jeff Stivason will begin a new series, “The Sermon to the Family of God” based upon the Sermon on the Mount from Jesus Christ to his disciples in the gospel according to Matthew. Please join us this Friday at the Barn for more in-depth teaching and discussion about God’s word to his disciples. Hang around for fellowship with the body of Christ. Here is a link to our new series.

Friday, September 22, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: 2017-09-22 Some Lessons in Faith

Audio: Some Lessons in Faith

Transcript: 2017-09-22 Transcript – Some Lessons in Faith

Friday, September 15, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: 2017-09-15 A Battle of Words

Audio: A Battle of Words

Transcript: 2017-09-15 Transcript – A Battle of Words

Friday, September 8, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: 2017-09-08 Sola Christus: Our Solitary Savior

Audio: Sola Christus: Our Solitary Savior

Transcript: 2017-09-08 Transcript – Sola Christus Our Solitary Savior

Friday, September 1, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: Silence, Adornment & Godliness 2017-09-01

Audio: Silence, Adornment & Godliness

Transcript: 2017-09-01 Transcript – Silence, Adornment & Godliness

Friday, August 25, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: 2017-08-25 Hope & Humiliation

Audio: Hope & Humiliation

Transcript: 2017-08-25 Transcript – Hope and Humiliation

Friday, August 18, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: 2017-08-18 Walking the Walk

Audio: Walking the Walk

Transcript: 2017-08-18 Transcript – Walking the Walk

Friday, August 11, 2017 –

Lesson Plan: 2017-08-11 Getting Familiar with the Territory

Audio: Getting Familiar with the Territory

Transcript: 2017-08-11 Transcript – Getting Familiar With the Territory

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