Sermon Archives

November 28, 2021

Embracing Hope

Embracing Hope

Early in our marriage, before children, Sarah and I went to see Titanic, a movie that was breaking all kinds of box records and would go on to win all kinds of awards. And before I say more, let me just say this. Titanic was a fine movie. It was worth the price of admission. […]

January 3, 2021

A Revelation or a Revolution?

Our memory verse for this month is Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your light is come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.” I invite you to take this verse and make it formative. Put it where you can see it and remember it, say it daily, and keep reminding yourself that in […]

December 1, 2019

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

I can’t get enough of apocalyptic Christianity. I think this may be about the fact that the Bible says that the day and the hour of the end of days is unknown, and yet so many people are so anxious about it they predict it. And while that sort of “end-times” prophecy may seem to […]

December 31, 2017

What Makes a Good Life?

What makes for a good life? You can find one vision of a good life at a blog called Since 2011 the host of this website, who calls himself Mr. Money Mustache, has been handing out opinioned arguments on how people ought to be managing their money and their work lives. His basic point […]

January 25, 2015

Singleness and the Church

If you’re on Facebook you know how it works – you find something interesting – an article, a picture, whatever -­‐ and you share it on your wall for your friends to see. A little over a year ago I read a blog post by Christena Cleveland entitled “Singled Out: How Churches Can Embrace Unmarried […]