Archive | August, 2013

Why I Love the Church – An Introduction

August 23, 2013


Chelsea and Brandon (fictional) are part of a growing demographic in America.  They believe in Jesus but not church.  That is, they affirm the divinity of Jesus and his sacrificial, atoning death on the cross.  But they have chosen to separate themselves from Christ’s one, holy, catholic and apostolic church. Every Chelsea and every Brandon […]

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Lord, What About This Man?

August 15, 2013


  Peter turned and saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following them…When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord, what about this man?”  (John 21:20-21 ESV) We recently concluded a sermon series on Peter.  It was fun because he was so much like we are (  Before leaving Peter (for the time being), one more […]

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Life Maps

August 9, 2013


My parents used to keep a road atlas in a drawer in a table next to the sofa in our den.  It was big… maybe 15×18 inches.  Every time we went somewhere new, they were careful to pull it out of the drawer and to put it in the front seat of the car.  It […]

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