Evangelism

Resistance: Jesus’ Call for the Church Communion as Resistance September 30 As we continue this series on resistance, we have discussed that the early Christians were called by Jesus to “resist” the dominant Empire of their land. Jesus lived during the days of occupied Palestine, meaning that Rome ruled the area and placed the people […]

Resistance: Jesus’ Call to the Church Worship Jesus as Resistance September 16 Last week we began our series concerning the calling of Christians/the church, to be a form of resistance in their world. We began the series by sharing that “Jesus is Lord…” was comparable to stating “Jesus is Caesar.” The terms used of Caesar […]

Resistance: The Call of the Church Jesus is Caesar: Called to Resist September 9 : Click to Listen to Sermon Today we begin our series discussing the early church as a community of resistance. When we think of resistance, we might find that people have different perspectives on the meaning of this word. If you […]

Covenants are as ancient as the world itself. From the beginning of the new world (post flood) God made a covenant with humans and creation. The Hebrew word BRT suggests a contract, agreement, relationship, and promise. It involved at least two parties and required commitment from both. While some today might suggest that a covenant […]

For the past six years, I have been donating plasma, twice per week, at my local center. I began donating because one of the staff attended our church and made a plea that we consider participating—not only for the money but in order to meet people who might need to talk about God.  See more […]

The picture in this post is a reminder to me that as a minister, as well as a Christian father and husband, I am not only called to wrestle against evil—but enlist others in that same battle. While American Christianity has sounded various battle cries such as “Don’t Judge!” or “Preach God’s Love!” and “We […]