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 […]

Where is the Power?

Our frantic running and around and stressed out lives are like a crazy merry-go-round that never ends — and it never leads to the things we want. We run harder and harder, but find our lives emptier and emptier. Is there another way? Is there a way that we can know the presence of God […]

Learning to Let Go….and Be

This text is contains one of the most beautiful invitations from Jesus in all of Scripture — and one of the most terrifying. For the idea of laying it all down and simply coming to Jesus, collapsing in Jesus, and enjoying resting in Jesus is so attractive, so needed….and so incredibly hard for us to […]

Passing the Peace

Peace. It’s something we talk about and desire a great deal – for the world around us…and within our own lives. We long for it – and so rarely find it. Indeed, peace may be one of the scarcest realities in this world. Into that reality, Jesus comes with an amazing offer…of something we need but can find […]

Tongues Today?

Having looked at Jesus promise of the Holy Spirit as our helper, we turn this week to consider the question of whether or not the “charismatic” gifts of tongues continue in the church today. How we worship (and enjoy) Jesus matters – It is the most important thing we ever do! There are a lot of […]