Category Archives: mission

COVID-19, Anti-intellectualism, and Faith

At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased … Continue reading

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They Seem Eager

Sunday, February 2nd, 2020.   Sources: Joseph Blenkinsopp. Isaiah 1-39 (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2000. Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. Richard B. Hays. Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Waco: Baylor, 2016. … Continue reading

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Rise and Shine

Sunday, January 5th, 2020.   Sources: John Goldingay. Isaiah (UBCS). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2001. — The Theology of the Book of Isaiah. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2014. Richard B. Hays. Echoes of Scripture in the Gospels. Waco: Baylor, 2016. J. Alec Motyer. The Prophecy … Continue reading

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A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 8

Sunday, November 10th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Philip H. Towner. The Letters to Timothy and Titus (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. Robert … Continue reading

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A Trustworthy Word, Pt. 6

Sunday, October 13th, 2019.   Sources: Luke Timothy Johnson. The First and Second Letters to Timothy (AB). New Haven: Yale, 2001. William D. Mounce. Pastoral Epistles (WBC). Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2000. Philip H. Towner. The Letters to Timothy and Titus (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. Robert … Continue reading

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Clothed with Christ

  Sources: F.F. Bruce. The Epistle to the Galatians (NIGTC). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1982. David A. deSilva. The Letter to the Galatians (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018. James D.G. Dunn. The Epistle to the Galatians (BNTC). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 1993. Gordon D. Fee. Galatians (Pentecostal Commentary … Continue reading

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New Logo Design

Thanks to Sandi at Van Pelt’s Business Solutions for helping us put together a new, not yet official, logo design for Centre Street. This is part of our new push to increase visibility in the city of St Thomas. Often … Continue reading

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A Living Hope

  Sources: M. Eugene Boring. 1 Peter (ANTC). Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1999. Peter H. Davids. The First Epistle of Peter (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990. Lewis R. Donelson. I & II Peter and Jude (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2010. Roy E. Gane. Leviticus, Numbers (NIVAC). Grand Rapids: Zondervan, … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus

  Sources: John T. Carroll. Luke (NTL). Louisville: WJK, 2012. Joseph Fitzmyer. The Gospel of Luke I-IX (AB). New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982. Joel B. Green. The Gospel of Luke (NICNT). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997. Luke Timothy Johnson. The Gospel of Luke (SP). Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 2006. … Continue reading

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Peace Be with You

Sadly, we do not have the audio for the sermon on Sunday, April 28th. So here’s the sermon notes. *** Last week we began with a quote, which bears repeating for today: “The resurrection of Jesus is the starting point … Continue reading

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