Book Review: Think, Act, Be(lieve) Like Jesus

Title: Think, Act, Be(lieve) Like Jesus Author: Randy Frazee Publisher: Zondervan Year: 2014 Pages: 263 Additional links: Believe the Story [Disclaimer: I was provided a free copy of this book by Zondervan Publishers in exchange for my fair and unbiased review.] The problem with this book is that there is nothing necessarily wrong with it.… Continue reading Book Review: Think, Act, Be(lieve) Like Jesus

Revelation 4-5, Worship as Response: Remembering the Cross

Friends, This is actually the second sermon I preached in a series of four in January 2008 that dealt with worship. The other three are here: Worship as Proclamation 1 Corinthians 10-11 (Preaching the Cross) Worship as Possibility: Hebrews 9-10 (Facing the Cross) Worship as Sacrifice: Romans 12:1-2 (Displaying the Cross) As you can see, the cross is… Continue reading Revelation 4-5, Worship as Response: Remembering the Cross

The Cross of Christ and the Root of All Service, Matthew 20:20-28

Friends, here is part three of what was a planned four week series of sermons on Servanthood in the Church. This sermon comes from Matthew 20:20-28. It discusses the seeming absurdity of what Jesus calls us to as Christians: Serving for nothing else but the glory of God. Jesus models this in His own life,… Continue reading The Cross of Christ and the Root of All Service, Matthew 20:20-28

Spiritual Disciplines: Service, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

Friends, We have begun our new series of sermons at the church. This month I am preaching on the spiritual discipline of ‘service.’ But as you will see, service is not just about service. Service is rather about developing a servant’s heart. This sermon is drawn from the first 11 verses of 1 Corinthians 12,… Continue reading Spiritual Disciplines: Service, 1 Corinthians 12:1-11

New Page: For the Discerning & Disciplined Reader

Friends, I am putting together a new page titled “Books.” On this page, I will be compiling a list of the more significant books that are available for reading. I am a big fan of reading as a  spiritual discipline among Christians. Sadly, the works that many Christians read are simply bad books. This is… Continue reading New Page: For the Discerning & Disciplined Reader