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A Commentary on Psalm 139

Here’s some commentary I recently drafted on the 139th Psalm. I’m sharing this, both to help me process through it, and in the hopes that it might be beneficial to someone down the line. 2,326 more words

Joel Settecase

Living a Legacy of Love

Luke 12:13-21

A man in a crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to give me my share of what our father left us when he died.”Jesus answered, “Who gave me the right to settle arguments between you and your brother?” Then he said to the crowd, “Don’t be greedy! 1,681 more words

Journey

"Dear Fellow Secular Americans.."

A few years ago, an important study by Boston University sociologist Alan Wolfe was released, in his book The Transformation of American Religion. Wolfe spent a number of years studying evangelical churches across our nation. 476 more words

Reading Notes

E, S, V, P

First, let me just say that in the past 36 hours I have come up with some of my best political one-liners ever. They were funny. 854 more words

Christianity

Teachings of Jesus

So today I have been getting ready for my next few sermons which I decided would be on a few of the teachings of Jesus. But I really did not know which teachings to pick I mean there are so many. 447 more words

Politics And Christianity

Chosenness

We heard several great preachers yesterday at the Festival of Homiletics. I mean really great preachers who preached the Gospel without fear.  I want to highlight a speaker and an experience. 391 more words

Theology

How to Build a Bridge Between the Text and Context

As I teach younger men and women how to relay biblical messages one of the key things we focus on is building a bridge between the text and context. 734 more words

Discipleship