Tag Archives: Bible

How Do We Go On?

I’ve been preaching through the Book of Acts this spring/summer. It’s been a lot of fun seeing how the Holy Spirit called and equipped ordinary men and women to spread the Good News of Jesus. Yesterday, while I was studying … Continue reading

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Sweat Equity and Miracles

I am reading Mark Patterson’s book, The Grave Robber, which takes a look at Jesus’ miracles or “signs” in the Gospel of John. The tagline of the book gives away the purpose of Batterson writing: “How Jesus can make your impossible possible.” … Continue reading

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Ruth 1: Leaving the Old Life Behind

I’m posting summaries on our Ruth sermon series throughout Lent. Part 1 can be found here. You can listen to the audio of the sermons (when our recorder works) here. In part one of Ruth, we saw how Ruth’s mother-in-law … Continue reading

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Ruth 1: Letting Go

Hope Church- where I pastor- is studying the Book of Ruth during the season of Lent. I love Ruth because it is short (4 chapters), yet in it we see many modern issues that allow the Holy Spirit to speak … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

I’m not very good at waiting- or sitting still for that matter. If you call me on the phone, I usually have to stand up and pace around while we talk. But there is nothing like having to “hurry up … Continue reading

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Sunday Follow-Up: Living as Peacemakers

This Sunday, at Hope Church, we are in our next-to-last week of our series on the Seven Deadly Sins.  As we’ve looked at each deadly sin- we’ve examined one of the Beatitudes of Jesus in Matthew 5 that show us … Continue reading

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Both/And > Either/Or

I like to eat. Often, when there is a selection of food and I’m given the choice of hand-cut, cooked in peanut oil french fries or freshly sliced, hand-breaded onion rings, I say yes. Because in my gluttony- two is … Continue reading

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