The Lightness and Logic of Repentance
February 20th, 2024
I missed being at our worship gathering this past Sunday. Jessy and I were at one of our partner churches with a host of pastors from across the country celebrating what the Lord has done in planting ...
The Foreignness of Fasting
February 15th, 2024
Sunday, we began a sermon series for Lent on repentance by looking at Joel 2:12-14. Alongside of this teaching, we also entered into a church wide fast until Easter. Fasting is consistently associated...
Becoming the People We Most Deeply Desire
February 7th, 2024
We are becoming. What are we becoming? As we discussed on Sunday, spiritual formation is a given. The question is more about what kind of spiritual formation we are under. We do not live in a middle p...
Our Need for Community
January 5th, 2024
It’s probably not news to hear that Jessy and I have been a mess for the last couple of weeks as we have faced some really scary and uncertain times as a family. It is safe to say that these have been...
The One-Anotherness to God's Providence?
December 5th, 2023
We began our Advent series this past Sunday in Ruth 1 answering the question “Can I really trust God who has dealt me a bitter hand in my life?” Thats a good question. It’s a relevant question for us ...
Circumcised Hearts and Ears
November 28th, 2023
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving last week. Our time was wonderful! We spent time with family. We put up our tree and all the Christmas decorations. We went to the movie theater. Let’s not look...
Boldly Proclaiming, Joyfully Persevering, and Bedtime Prayers
November 14th, 2023
Sunday, we examined Acts 5:17-42 through the lens of the invitation for us to live our lives “Boldly Proclaiming and Joyfully Persevering” in the ministry. In Acts 5, Peter, John, and the Apostles are...
Spiritual Integrity & Dads
November 7th, 2023
That is really what I am getting at when I say spiritual integrity: There is only one version of yourselves, and everybody gets that version....
Great Grace. Self-Giving Love. Unity.
October 31st, 2023
Acts 4:32-37: Great Grace. Self-Giving Love. Unity. I hope these things can be said of our church....