Jul 152012
 

If you are always looking for something ‘more’, a special wisdom, or a miraculous sign then you have exchanged the simple yet incomprehensible gospel for one of the oldest errors in Christendom. Read all of the first chapter of 1 Corinthians for more context: “For the word of the cross is folly to those who […]

Feb 062011
 
Sunday Sermon Summary - 2011/02/06

The gospel  delivers us from self-loathing & self-righteousness. Our comfort can come only from what Christ has done for us. Heidelberg Catechism Question 1: What is your only comfort in life and death? Answer: That I am not my own, but belong—body and soul, in life and in death—to my faithful Savior Jesus Christ. He […]

Mar 012010
 

::iimageright(“TwitterChurch.jpg”,”Twitter Church Sign”):: People use Twitter to comment on every aspect of their life during the week but what about during that hour they set aside for worship each week? I just read an interesting post 5 Reasons to Twitter During Church by Scott Williams. Like the author, I too use the YouVersion Bible app […]

Jan 152010
 

::amazonad(“0061551821″,”Surprised by Hope”):: Hope, Christian hope and hope for the world; what does one have to do with the other? N.T. Wright says that he passionately believes that the two ‘hopes’ not only belong together but are intertwined. The book will take a look at these two hopes and attempt to dispel misconceptions and argue […]

May 262009
 

“How about children? Well not children who don’t understand these things because at Passover, remember, the child who took the meal had to say ‘father what do these things mean?’ The child had to be a discerning, understanding child. But now how young can the child be? The answer to that question is ‘I don’t […]

Jul 312008
 

I have just finished listening to a series of sermons by Pastor John Piper on baptism and church membership. As a pastor of a Baptist church, Pastor Piper spoke on the dilemma of allowing into church membership someone who was baptized as an infant but is not yet convinced of the Baptist understanding of believer […]

May 072008
 

::iimageright(“ESVsb.png”,”ESV Study Bible”):: I was just reading about the new ESV Study Bible and am quite impressed. I really like the ESV translation and this study bible makes it a great one-volume bible study tool. It has more than 25,000 notes to help understand the text and answer frequently raised issues; 50 articles on subjects […]