Are we supposed to fight for our faith? In this teaching series we dive into the book of Jude and consider what it means to be a contender for the faith.
Sometimes new is hard. So hard, that words intended for comfort don’t bring comfort. They merely patronize.
Congregations are quickly realizing their leaders are suffering from ontological lightness. That is, their pastors are spiritual lightweights. Spiritual lightweights…that’s a pretty heavy indictment.
To prepare for Easter I went shopping at Aldi and bought bottles of sparkling grape juice and a bouquet of red roses for our host table. We had people loan their long stemware so that everyone could have a glass to toast with. During the worship service the leaders would declare “He is Risen,” and people would respond with raised glasses, “He is Risen Indeed.”
While I think the church should help us, I don’t view the church as a subcontractor for implementing theology and godly character into my kids life. As parents that’s our job.
Present Tense It was spring, but it was summer I wanted the warm days, and the great outdoors. It was summer, but it was fall I wanted, the colorful leaves, and the cool, dry air. It was fall, but it was winter I wanted, the beautiful snow, and the joy of the holiday season. It was [...]