Download: End of the World in 2Thes 2 from 2015-07-05 The Day of the Lord and our gathering to Him How we talk about it and think about it Grace being scared Like a bullied kid when his dad (or more accurately-big brother) shows up The devil uses folklore, stories, weather by campfire, books, or movies, […]
This week we have been doing one of the things that our Christian community, The People of Praise, does regularly all over the United States: we’ve been a ‘household.’ We aren’t the only ones doing this, from the looks of Instagram, but everyone else calls it ‘having house guests.’ Having someone stay at your house […]
So I must have gotten stuck from Susan Cain, because I had some trouble listening through this one too. BUT this guy brought all kinds of scripture and had some awesome connections, especially at the very end. I’m not sure if he was trying to show his authority by quoting so many people or if […]
“But what he is saying, as he does in one way or another throughout, is that just because God’s wedding party has been thrown open to all and sundry — to Gentiles as well as Jews, as Paul never tired of insisting — that doesn’t mean that once they’ve accepted the invitation they can carry […]
Jesus didn’t tell parables to provide friendly little illustrations of abstract theology. He told parables because what he was doing was so different, so explosive, and so dangerous, that the only way he could talk about it was to use stories. N.T. Wright, Lent for Everyone, Commentary on Matthew 17 as I read it on […]
Unwed mothers, corrupt taxes, angels, felons, and Christmas. These are the notes from my sermon at Westminster the weekend before Christmas.