We can no longer escape the obvious fact that the world has changed. And that it has not been for the better. Continue reading A Partisan Church: The Effect of Politics on the Gospel of Grace
To those who have laid claim to the name above every name. We must repent. We must turn away from violence. We must turn away from the hardness of heart that would consume us. We must plead with the Father to replace our heart of stone with one of flesh. We must embrace the prospect that we are like sheep being led to the slaughter. Not as a political cause, but as a righteous act in the name of the one true God. Continue reading A Pastoral Letter to the Church | “Enough is Enough”
As a Christian, the message of salvation in Jesus Christ is at the heart of the Church’s identity. Without the Gospel, the reason for which the Church exists would fade away. Whenever we fail to hold to the Gospel, we will inevitably find ourselves losing what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. One of the key elements of the Gospel is that it … Continue reading Lent 2020 | Day 38: “Message”
There’s a concept in the faith tradition in which I serve called the “second half of the Gospel.” Now, I had not heard of anything like this until I started learning more about John Wesley, so I assume there are still others who have never heard this term nor understand how applicable it is to our day. Basically what it refers to is that conversion … Continue reading Christian Insecurity: How we undersell the full will of God for our lives.
The Gospel is the most wonderful message every conceived. It exposes the human problem and at the same time reveals the divine solution. There is no more wonderful message. Continue reading Holy Week 2018 | Wednesday of Holy Week: The Gospel
I preached this past Sunday at Ambassadors of Christ Fellowship. We are working our way through 1 Peter as a church, looking to see what we can learn about Spiritual Injuries along the way. Download the sermon outline here. Continue reading Sermon | “Spiritual Injuries and the Truth”