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Old School/New School Church Life?

If someone asked you to describe the Presbyterian Church, what would you say? Would you talk about the worship, or the polity; the theology, or perhaps the governing structures? 1,288 more words

Church

letter: (noun) a direct or personal written or printed message addressed to a person or organization; origin: middle english, 13th century

The following letter was written about a year ago while I was surfing around on church websites trying to glean how to write some blurbs for a project I was working on. 838 more words

building on a foundation of love

We are workers together for God, and you are like a farm that belongs to God. And you are a house that belongs to God. Like an expert builder I built the foundation of that house.

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Live Like You Mean It

Perfectish

(sermon 2/19/17)


Scene from the 2001 film “To End All Wars”

“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. 1,809 more words

Relationship Status

(sermon 2/12/17)

“You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, ‘You shall not murder’; and ‘whoever murders shall be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that if you are angry with a brother or sister, you will be liable to judgment; and if you insult a brother or sister, you will be liable to the council; and if you say, ‘You fool,’ you will be liable to the hell of fire.  1,599 more words

America Is Not America (part one)

Ross Douthat wrote a very good piece on the two U.S. narratives that have vied with each other for the last thirty-five years.

The liberal narrative (with President Obama functioning as story-teller in chief) runs like this: 695 more words

Novus Ordo Seclorum