Once after a particularly sacrilegious string of jokes, snarky comedian, Dennis Miller, gave voice to what some in the audience might be thinking, "How can you talk like that, Dennis, don't you believe in God?" To which he responded, "Yeah, I believe in God; it's just that my God thinks I'm funny as h__l." The … Continue reading Personal Jesus
I've been reflecting on the mission of John the Baptist this morning and specifically the prophecy about his ministry to families. Here it is: “Surely the day is coming; it will burn like a furnace. All the arrogant and every evildoer will be stubble, and the day that is coming will set them on fire,” … Continue reading Apocalyptic Family
2012 was the perfect year for our family to go to Disney together. With twelve years between our firstborn and "the baby," Jamie and I had reckoned that there'd be a narrow window when Caleb was still young enough to enjoy it with us and when Lydia would be old enough to remember it. Somehow, … Continue reading Other Side of the Coin
Over thirty years later, the image of my teenaged self pains me. I wasn't okay. I longed to connect with people but whenever they came near, insecurities buzzed in my brain. My attempts to comport myself became social spasms. I remember near panic at the thought of an evening alone. I remember the utter dread … Continue reading Okay By Yourself
Message #19 In From Faith to Faith on Romans 9:1-16: Follow this link to arrive at the screen cast.
Message #13 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 6:15-23. Click the link below for the screen cast. https://sermons.faithlife.com/embed/sermons/356769
Paul proclaimed a gospel which not only initiates us into a relationship with God but guides us in how to live in that relationship. Romans 6 introduces us to the gospel as our standard to obey.