Eugene Peterson on the Word

Friends, Here’s a quote from Eugene Peterson’s book on the Revelation Reversed Thunder: The subtlest and most common attack in the satanic assault on God’s ways among us is a subversion of the word. This subversion unobtrusively disengages our imagination from God’s word and gets us to think of it as something wonderful in print,… Continue reading Eugene Peterson on the Word

90 Days with Scripture: The King

Friends, This sermon manuscript is from this past Sunday (Oct 26) at the church. This is sermon 5 in my short series exploring the narrative high-points of the Scripture from Genesis through Revelation. This sermon focuses on the promised king who was exemplified by the man David. My original intent was to make a few… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture: The King

New Pastor’s Prayer Thoughts is Up

Friends, In this newest post, I continue my series on developing the language of prayer by looking at six very short (one or two line) prayers found in the Old and New Testaments. Prayer, says Eugene Peterson, is one of the best ways to express the rather gritty nature of our humanity. We should think… Continue reading New Pastor’s Prayer Thoughts is Up

David Wells on White Horse Inn

Friends, I am a huge fan of David Wells, Andrew Mutch Distinguish Professor of Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and he was recently a guest on the White Horse Inn. You can access the episode here (a short registration is required). Wells is a profound thinker who has analyzed the culture of churchianity and demonstrated… Continue reading David Wells on White Horse Inn

Richard Dawkins is Probably not an Atheist

Friends, Here’s a funny story from the Christian Post: “No God” Ads to Hit London Buses. I guess Dick and his friends at the British Humanist Association are raising money (or have already and continue to do so) in order to put advertisements on city buses. Says the article: The slogan is the brainchild of… Continue reading Richard Dawkins is Probably not an Atheist

McCain, Obama & their Friends

Friends, So I was watching Hannity and Colmes last night with my wife and afterward I watched about 10 minutes of Greta. I don’t care about politics this year and I have decided that I am not voting for either Senator Obama or Senator McCain, but something came up in the course of these two… Continue reading McCain, Obama & their Friends

New Post at Advance Signs

Friends, I have a new post at my blog Advance Signs concerning Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Learn a little about what this ministry is doing in my neighborhood and link back to the FCA homepage where you can learn about starting FCA in your own school. Great thing about FCA is that it is open… Continue reading New Post at Advance Signs

Minor Prophets: Malachi and the 2nd Coming of Jesus

Friends, A while back I preached a series of sermons on what are called ‘the minor prophets.’ This is one of the sermons I preached in that series. It is from the book of Malachi. I’m thinking of adding the rest of the sermons to box.net. I agree that they are a bit rough. My… Continue reading Minor Prophets: Malachi and the 2nd Coming of Jesus

90 Days with Scripture: Exodus 7-12, Freedom for God’s People (2)

Friends, This is part two of my sermon on the Exodus narratives. In this sermon I focus on Pharaoh and the Passover. This is reverse side of the sermon for last week that focused on Prophets (Moses & Aaron) and the Plagues. The exodus, while a real even in history, also becomes a type of… Continue reading 90 Days with Scripture: Exodus 7-12, Freedom for God’s People (2)