How can we find and live out our authentic identity in a world of others' expectations? How do we become fully ourselves while also living in community? In Peter's address to his readers, we find a key to an authentic and appealing identity.
Here is message #31 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 15:23-33. Click on the word "screencast" to see the screencast.
Message #30 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 15:14-22: Here is the screen cast if you want to see the geeky difference PowerPoint makes.
Message #26 in From Faith to Faith on Romans 13: And the screen cast!
Some of the commands in Scripture sound oppressive sometimes. Take the first and greatest command for instance, "Love the LORD your God with all of your heart, all of your soul, and all of your strength." Really?! Don't I get a break? What about when I'm disappointed in life or worn down through constant struggle? … Continue reading Rejoice Not
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
Nobody wakes up one morning to discover they no longer trust in Christ. Departure from the Way happens through a slow process of compromise and justification. A well-meaning Christ follower might tell a white lie "for the greater good" and then find that she has to tell several more to cover the first one. In … Continue reading While It’s Called “Today”