This morning at Bethel, I preached on Mark 8:31-38 as part of our sermon series on Discipleship, "No Turning Back." https://youtu.be/2j1QC_ymZ-k For more worship videos, you can subscribe to the church's channel.
This morning at Bethel, I preached on Luke 10:25-37 as part of our sermon series on Discipleship, "No Turning Back." https://youtu.be/PcgHOOxJ1-g For more worship videos, you can subscribe to the church's channel.
This morning at Bethel, I preached on Matthew 12:22-36 as part of our sermon series on Discipleship, "No Turning Back." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAizjaZfiTM For more worship videos, you can subscribe to the church's channel.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsRIE8_LHkk This morning I preached on Luke 9:57-62 in a sermon entitled, "Three Encounters on the Road" as part of our Lenten Sermon series on discipleship, "No Turning Back." If you want to learn more about our church, check out our website, subscribe to our channel, or join us on Sunday Morning at 10:00 AM... Continue Reading →
I invite you to open your Bibles with me to the book of Matthew. Matthew is in the New Testament - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Matthew 14, beginning in verse 22. If you don’t have a bible with you this morning, feel free to grab one from the pew in front of you and... Continue Reading →
The Bible often prefers to show rather than tell. It is the difference between telling you I have a great jump shot and beating you one-on-one. One is telling, the other is showing. In our passage this morning, Jesus does a little telling and a little showing about what it means to be a disciple.... Continue Reading →
Wesley Hill, Washed And Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality, Zondervan: Grand Rapids, 2010. 160 pages. This book deserves to be read. Wesley Hill’s voice is needed both in the church and in the wider culture. In his beautifully written and deeply honest book, Washed and Waiting, Hill reflects on his journey as both... Continue Reading →
Michael Horton, Ordinary: Sustainable faith in a radical, restless world. Zondervan: Grand Rapids, 2014. 221 pages. Christ did not found a movement. He is building a Church. In Ordinary, Michael Horton argues that the ‘next big thing’ is not a radical endeavor, but the slow work of Christ in his church. While the situations faced... Continue Reading →
Tony Merida, Ordinary: How to Turn the World Upside Down, B&H Publishing Group: Nashville, 2015. 137 pages. Who wants to be ordinary? For much of the last few decades, the church has encouraged those devoted to Jesus to be radical and extraordinary, to be transformed, and to embrace the shocking message of Jesus. Tony Merida’s... Continue Reading →
The controversy surrounding gender and women in leadership seems only to be heating up instead of cooling down. In many ways, the Christian community is more polarized than it was even two decades ago. Christians in leadership and in the pews are feeling forced to choose between being a complementarian (those who argue that men... Continue Reading →