A Call for Transformation

Texts: Luke 13:31-35 & Genesis 15:1-12; 17-18 Repent! Now there’s a loaded term! It’s one of those church-y type words that we hear used an awful lot, but nobody really seems to know what it means. From Acts: “Repent and be baptized, all of you!” From the first three gospels:...

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Temptations in the Desert

Luke 4:1-13 As many of you know, I’m a fan of science fiction and fantasy fiction of all kinds of stripes. What I love about the genre is how these types of stories, under the guise of escapism, use some very creative ways to draw us to learn something about...

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We’re [not?] worthy!

Texts: Isaiah 6:1-8; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Luke 5:1-11 There is a common theme that runs throughout many stories from the Bible for those who are called into a unique ministry… but it’s an uncomfortable one for us because it doesn’t paint a particularly rosy picture the people we regard as...

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A Rant on Love

Text: 1 Corinthians 13 In the months leading up to my own wedding, which is coming up to sixteen years ago, I remember attending a handful of bridal shows with Sarah. It’s a real eye-opening experience, because I began to realize how large the wedding industry has become. Everything is...

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