Our Need For Grace

Robin_Williams2Last week the world lost a comic and acting legend in Robin Williams. I think my wife said it best that “no other actor was more central in entertaining the childhood’s of my generation”.  I have memories that surround so many of his movies and characters.

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God’s Will, My Doubt, His Sovereignty

 

God's WillMany of us have struggled, as we’ve sought to understand God’s will for our lives. Attempting to understand the purposes of God and His plan for the future can often leave us scratching our heads, uncertain about what to do. However, there is rest in knowing that it’s the sovereign God of all who works out everything to its proper end” (Prv. 16:10). Continue reading

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Our New Journey

NavLogo-colorAs you may or not have heard, our family has begun a new journey. We are so excited to officially announce that we have come on staff with The Navigators working at New York University in Manhattan!

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Immanuel: God With Us

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It’s that time of year again. It’s a time for family, friends, thanksgiving, and shop-till-you-drop-and-can’t-afford-anymore gift buying.

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Critical Thinking Christians

Critical ThinkingIn Matthew 22, Jesus is asked the question, “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the law?” (vs. 36, NIV). Jesus responds by saying, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind” (vs. 37). The idea of loving the Lord with one’s entire mind reveals God’s desire to see His people think. There is an element of worship, which comes as people use their minds for the purpose of revealing God’s glory. Ultimately, the use of one’s mind in the realm of critical thought can be bring honor and praise to the creator of the mind.

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Pure and Faultless Religion

 JamesThis is a video of a sermon that was part of a study of James. In James 1:26-27, James addresses what is “pure and faultless” religion.

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The Need For Honesty, Part 2: The Church

Need for honestyThe need for honesty from the Church, Atheism, and Millennials. Part 2 of 2…

Last week I wrote a response to two blogs, which CNN had posted. The first post addressed the reasons why the millennial generation was leaving the Church. The writer believed that the main reason was a disingenuous element to the Church itself. The other post contended that while the Church was not helping keep this generation, the other major influence was the rise of Atheism and freethinking.

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