The Great Guilt

Guilt is the hardest stains in our lives to get rid of. Modern efforts include denying its very existence and stuffing it down into one construct or neurosis or another. Religious efforts include trying to be so good, or get so busy, that we outdo the guilt. But despite our denials or our efforts, our […]

Oh No! Not Another Evangelism Sermon

Listening in to the end of Jesus’ High Priestly prayer, we hear His repeated affirmation that He is sending us out into the world. That means we are to have the identity of a sent people — sent with mission and purpose. But first Jesus says He is at work in us — so that […]

Drawn to Discipleship

Listen in as Jesus prays…. He is praying for you! He is praying for you to have God’s Word, God’s cleansing, and God’s keeping in your life. If that is what Jesus is praying for — that is what we should be caught up in and all about as a church — Seeing Jesus’ prayer […]

Solely About De Glory

Glory. Rock stars and athletes give everything to get it. Poets write about it….poetically. And there is something in each of us that longs for it. But only God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit rightly deserve True Glory. This is why Jesus prays about it here. It is also why “our hearts will be […]

Who Should We Baptize?

The Bible is clear that people who come to faith as adults should be baptized — they are coming into the community of faith in Christ! But what about the children of believers? The doctrine and theology around the baptism of infants and covenant children has been the source of much confusion and even division […]