New Year, New Creation Pt. 3: Resurrection

February 14, 2020. Welcome back to the New Year, New Creation series. Although this is not the final post I have planned, I do think this one is the most important in terms of theology as it is about the central tenet of the Christian faith. So, if you don’t read any other posts in…

Choose your paradigm: Membership or Missional. (Part 2)

February 22, 2015. Last week we began a series that addressed two different paradigms that churches can have, through which they look at the world and the lost. Of these two paradigms, only one is put forth by Jesus. It seems that in our culture today, however, the opposite one is most often the default…

Deuteronomy 10-12: Seeking the Lord whole heartedly.

November 30, 2015. Daily Reading: Deuteronomy 10-12. Background: Deuteronomy 7-9. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 10 Circumcision of the heart: As Moses continues his discourse from the previous chapter to the children of Israel, he reminds them of how he was told to make two new tablets of stone and an ark, that the Lord might write…

The Shema, or the greatest command.

February 1, 2014. I have successfully posted once a day for a full month! Thank you all who are encouraging me and reading my posts. I hope they have been a blessing. “‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these…