Weekly Blog

August 24, 2017

Dear Friends, 

British pastor Sam Allberry tweeted something this week that reminded me of how most of us (me included) are not taking full advantage of what is perhaps our greatest opportunity to engage people... Read more

August 16, 2017

Dear Friends,

 

Do not be overcome by evil (Romans 12:21a).

 

There may be other words that describe what we all saw take place this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. But at its core, the demonstration of racism and white supremacy was a bold manifestation of the worst of humanity. It was evil.

 

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August 9, 2017

Dear Friends,

On the way to the airport after church on Sunday, Mary Ann and I were reflecting on the service and on what we’d learned from Romans 6.

And as is often the case after a service is over, Mary Ann had a great observation about the message.

“So what...

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August 2, 2017

Dear Friends,

There is a thin line that separates communicating the gospel in a contemporary context and crossing over to embrace the spirit of the age.

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It is appropriate for us to contextualize the gospel.

Some people don’t like that way of thinking.  Since Jesus is “the...

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