When God is Deaf

Posted in Sermon Snippets, The Bible Says... on May 11th, 2010 by (1,161 views)
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A preview to this Sunday’s sermon on Psalm 13 Recently, Pastor James lamented in a blog the fact that he and the band made a few people deaf one Sunday. This week, I am being reminded of the time when I lamented the silence of God in my life; it seemed that God was deaf […]

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The Words of Fools

Posted in Christian Living, The Bible Says... on October 28th, 2009 by (1,101 views)
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This past Sunday in my sermon, I eluded to the fact that we are a part of a society that likes to talk, talk, talk–unceasingly expressing our unsolicited opinions. We put our opinions out into the world as if the world depends on them, as if people desperately need to hear from us. What may […]

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Hauerwas: Cynicism and Truth-Telling

Posted in Thinking Theologically on June 3rd, 2009 by (2,489 views)
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Over the past two days I’ve been re-watching a lecture given by theologian and professor Stanley Hauerwas on Dietrich Bonhoeffer‘s views on truth and politics. Here are some nuggets worth considering that come from about 40 minutes into the video. ———— While speaking about the idea that to be able to tell the truth requires […]

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