Monthly Archives: April 2013

Kingdom Justice

The past several sermons we’ve done here have been about those difficult things Jesus commands us to do. They are those “easier said than done” things of the New Testament; things we “know” we’re supposed to be doing, but often … Continue reading

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A (sort of) Book Review, Ed Stetzer “Subversive Kingdom”

Several months back I picked up a copy of Ed Stetzer’s Subversive Kingdom: Living as Agents of Gospel Transformation (Nashville: B&H, 2012) and I’ve slowly been picking away at it. I usually have roughly a dozen books on the go … Continue reading

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Bite Your Tongue: Gossip, Lies, and Other Stuff Christians Never Do

Christians are pretty good at sinning. Sometimes it seems we are as good as everyone else at getting ourselves in trouble. But there’s this one thing which we really excel at. There’s this one sin (or group of sins) that … Continue reading

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Abba’s Greatest Hits (A Sermon on Romans 8:15-21)

A while back, during our “You Asked for It” sermon series a few requests didn’t get covered. We had more than we could get to. One we didn’t get is the basis for this reflection. Someone requested a sermon on … Continue reading

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First Importance: An Easter Sermon (1 Cor. 15:1-4, 17-28)

Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. 2┬áBy this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word … Continue reading

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