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They thought I was kidding

As I began preaching yesterday, I mentioned that there are some in the congregation who believe I should more confrontational, more aggressive, more direct in my preaching, along the lines […]

Just be there.

It’s early. Really early. It’s dark. Really dark. It’s quiet. Really quiet. It’s about 6:20 am on a Sunday morning as I pull into the church parking lot to open […]

“To what has God called you?”

Transcription of Sunday, October 22, 2017 sermon based on 1 Peter 2:9-10.  I know that some of you have had the opportunity to take a river cruise in Europe. You’ve […]

Solus Christus: Christ alone

Transcription of Sunday, October 8, 2017 sermon.  “There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be […]

Sola fide: Faith alone

Transcription of Sunday, September 24, 2017 sermon.  It sounded like a really good deal. I could get the first month for free. No other obligation. Why not give it a […]

Better than OK

I wasn’t all that thrilled with last Sunday’s sermon. It was OK, but I wasn’t sure I really connected with the congregation. Then I began to get some unusual feedback. […]

My son’s first sermon

This past Sunday my son Adam preached his first sermon at our church. He just finished his first year of classes at the seminary, so he’s getting some experience in […]