January 2017

New Growth Commitment

Growth is a normal thing. However, as Christians many fall into the habit of putting growth in neutral. Jesus’ spiritual growth was intentional. Neither gospel writer spends much time on his infancy because Jesus grew.   In his spiritual development, he lays for us some markers for our own growth in Luke 2.



September 2016

Why Should I Be The Church

When we ask, “Why should I go to church?”, we are asking the wrong question, a question that suggests a distorted view of what the church is … either a place on a map, or a time on a schedule.   What we ought to ask is, “Why should I be the church?” This is […]



Faith & Politics

Christians often confuse the relationship between faith and politics and the outcome is all kinds of trouble. We need to understand each in the right light, so that we can engage properly.   Our faith ought to inform our politics. But faith and politics should not be confused for one another.



August 2016

How Can I Be A Witness

We will be a witness. That is not in question. How we will be a witness is.   Acts 1:8 provides the map through the book of Acts as we see the witness of the church progress from Jerusalem, to Judea and Samaria, to the ends of the earth. The writer also leaves us with […]



July 2016

We Are In This Together

The events of the first week of July 2016 remind us that our world is in chaos. Nothing makes it clearer than the senseless loss of lives during this week.   It is time that we in the church take a stand both against the racial injustice and violence that has scarred this land.   […]



November 2010

Climbing Up By Stepping Down



September 2010

Who Then Can Be Saved?