Month: February 2018
On the Way to Jerusalem #1: A Costly Commitment (Luke 9:51-62)
The commitment Jesus demands, and the commitment Jesus demonstrated.
This is Us #5: Sent To Go
Every Christian is either a missionary or an imposter. And churches are aircraft carriers, not cruise liners. Say what?
If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.” Romans 8:11 ESV I’ve always jokingly wished that I would get a new body. An upgrade. Something more…
From the Pastor, February 4
You’ve heard the phrase, “It’s time to pay the piper.” There’s some dispute on the origin of the phrase. One theory is that it comes from the story of the Pied Piper, who was promised payment by the village of Hamelin to get rid of all the rats in the village by playing them a…
This is Us, #4: Sharing Our Gifts
When Paul said “Command those who are rich,” he wasn’t really talking about me…was he?
Stay on Target… Stay on Target
Right now I’m going through a daily devotional with several friends from church that is based on John Piper’s Life in the Spirit. It’s ten days of meditation on the person and the work of the Holy Spirit. This morning I was struck by this line from Piper: God sends the Holy Spirit as a…