Something missing this Christmas? A repost from Advent 2015 Hear the full audio of "What is Lacking in Your Faith?" A sermon on 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 First Sunday in Advent (reposted from 2015) 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 (ESV) 9 For what thanksgiving can we return to God for you, for all the joy that we feel for … Continue reading What is Lacking in Your Faith?
Late to post, but here goes a bit of a study into Galatians 5:25-6:10. We didn't hold class due to special 2018 Rally Day events to kick off our Sunday School and Catechism year, but for those who wanted to dig a little deeper into the conditions of sowing Seeds of Gentle Restoration, here's a … Continue reading A Deeper Dive into Galatians 5:25-6:10 (Bible Study for 9.9.18)
We pray: "O Lord, keep Your Church with Your perpetual mercy, and because of our frailty we cannot but fall, keep us ever by Your help from all things hurtful and lead us to all things profitable to our salvation; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the … Continue reading Readings for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
A Bible Study written and produced entirely ON LOCATION with God the Son... A Bible Study Guide on Mark 7:31-37 (ESV) Part One: Confessing The Incarnation, God on Location for You... 31 Then he returned from the region of Tyre and went through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis. A. … Continue reading A Deeper Dive into Mark 7:31-37 (Bible Study for 8.19.18)
A first look at 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13 Preparing for Midweek Advent Service II, 6 December 2017 Paul's ministry demonstrates the Spirit of spiritual care for the faith and lives of others. He repeats his earnest desire to see them face to face several times in this epistle. Besides concerns for their physical safety, Paul is … Continue reading Unmoved by Affliction: The Passage
A few weeks back, I was teaching a Bible Study on Church History for students at Wayne State College. We've been tracing events in world history, including the good and the bad of Christian responses. Sometimes the Church was on the receiving end of violence and government coercion. Such hardship brought people together around what … Continue reading On Christian Unity: The Passage
"Between Marx and marzipan in the dictionary there was Mary Between the Deep Blue Sea and the Devil that was me..." https://youtu.be/g0CUmD8bTC8 "Worker's Playtime" by Billy Bragg was pretty much the sountrack of my life as I courted my beloved Bride-to-be. Before iPads and iPods, back in the late 80's and earliest 1990's I'd walk … Continue reading On Anxiety and Faith: The Short Answer