You Were a Refugee Once Too

So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God. -Ephesians 2:19 Imagine you are one of the 4.18 million Syrian refugees seeking to find a new place to eat and sleep. You have fled your home, probably leaving loved ones…

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The Day After

As it should be, many leaders in the evangelical Christian community have been responding to the US Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same sex marriage in all 50 states. Here are links to some helpful posts: Al Mohler (president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) John Piper (I really liked this one) Kevin DeYoung Denny Burke…

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The Work of the Spirit

As promised from Sunday morning, here’s a rundown on the activities of the Holy Spirit in the lives of Christians from the New Testament: Convicts of sin, righteousness, and judgment (John 16:8-11) Regenerates and grants faith (John 3:3, 5-6, 1 Corinthians 12:3, Titus 3:5, 1 John 4:2) Dwells within believers (Romans 8:9, 14, 1 Corinthians…

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Young and Old

We have a problem. They are the problem. Our church has a bunch of old/young people. They like to do old/young person kinds of things. They like old/young person music. They dress like an old/young person. Let’s face it: old/young people are weird. Part of the wisdom of God’s design for the church is that…

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