Feeding Jesus

Posted in Christian Living, Church Life, The Bible Says..., Thinking Theologically on December 14th, 2014 by (724 views)
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On the second Friday of every month for the past 5 years, a group from our church has cooked dinner and shared it with the men and women who live at Union Station Homeless Services.  This Friday was one of those nights. The interaction I had with one of the women from the shelter was […]

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Lives that point to Jesus

Posted in Christian Living, Church Life on December 7th, 2014 by (637 views)
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As I type this Saturday night, I’m excited for John Huddle of Team World Vision to come and preach at our church tomorrow. Tonight in our Alpha course, among other things, we talked about the question, “Why and how should I share my faith with others?” The talk gave many good reasons. Jesus told us […]

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Why Pray?

Posted in Christian Living, The Bible Says..., Thinking Theologically on September 28th, 2014 by (771 views)

Prayer is the heartbeat of the Christian faith.  We need it in order for our faith to grow, to flourish, and over the long haul, we need it for our faith to survive.  Christian prayer – that is prayer to the Father, through Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit – is how […]

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The (Incomplete) Story

Posted in Christian Living, Church Life on July 3rd, 2014 by (856 views)

This Sunday, July 6th we’ll be starting a sermon series/discussion group based on a book called “The Story.”  I however want to make one thing clear, this isn’t simply a book, it’s the Bible.  Now understand its not the entire Bible.  “The Story” is designed in a such a way to make it easier for […]

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Beyond giving up chocolate – Some paths to Spiritual Growth during Lent

Posted in Christian Living, Church Life on March 3rd, 2014 by (940 views)
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Unlike many of the members of my church congregation, I did grow up observing Lent, since that is part of the Presbyterian tradition where I was raised in the faith.  At my church, around this time of year, we talked about what we could “give up” for Lent.   One year when I was a […]

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