Monthly Archives: October 2012

What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 13: Book Review, “Four Views on Hell”

As I’ve been reflecting on the doctrine of hell, I’ve checked out a few resources; most recently, I got through Four Views on Hell, part of the Counterpoints: Bible and Theology series by Zondervan. If you aren’t familiar with the … Continue reading

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A Loving Community (John 15:9-17)

It’s hard to believe this is the final week of our series “Who Are You, And What Are You Doing Here?”. For these eight weeks we’ve been diving into this question of who and what is the church, and what … Continue reading

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A Kingdom Community (A Sermon on the Parable of the Weeds, Matt. 13:24-30)

This is part 7 of our 8 part series on the church. What is it that we are called to do and be? Our covenant says that we will be “zealous in all our efforts to advance the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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A Gospel Community (A Sermon, loosely based on John 1:1-18)

I have good news and I have bad news. The bad news is that unlike last week, there is an actual sermon this week. You only get off that easy on rare occasions. The good news is that this week … Continue reading

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What the H-E-Double Hockey Sticks?!? Pt. 12: Some Quick Thoughts on John 3:16

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). We often look to John 3:16 as a summation or plea from Christians to the general public to be … Continue reading

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