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A Book Worth Reading
I Knew Jesus before He Was a Christian . . . and I Liked Him Better Then is an attempt to make an appropriate and helpful distinction between the gospel and religion, between Jesus and the institution in human history that has driven so many away from him. Yet it is a “pro-church” book that calls God’s people to do a better job of representing Jesus to the world by finding its true identity in him.
This Week's Fax of Life
EVERYBODY'S A CRITIC!
There is something downright vicious going on out there today. Everybody is passing judgment on you.[more]
This Week's Sermon
LOVING THE PERSON WHO ISN'T "ONE OF US"
The best way for the church to get clear about our mission in the world is to study the life of Jesus.[more]
WORTHWHILE THINGS TAKE TIME
One of the virtues that gets too little attention these days is persistence or perseverance. [more]
THE POWER OF WORDS
The power of the human tongue is immense. Astonishing. Frightening! [more]
Centuries ago now, somebody began spreading the false notion that the Christian life is to be understood in terms of two spheres – sacred and secular. [more]
HEARTACHE: LITTLE THINGS MATTER
Our nation – indeed, the whole world – watched again in shock and disbelief last week as a fresh series of heartbreaks unfolded.[more]