Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

Confessions of a Theological Nitpicker

Let me confess something very personal to you in this ‘safe’ context known as the internet: I am a Theological Nitpicker. Admittedly, I would love to rewrite the above sentence by adding the word “recovering” right before the term “Theological … Continue reading

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The Church is God’s Field

I grew up in a small town in Oregon called Silverton. I don’t know if it is totally accurate to refer to Silverton as a “farming community,” but the town is certainly surrounded by farms. No matter what direction you … Continue reading

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Sermon Prep in a Tough Week

It is early Sunday morning. I try to get to the facility wicked early on the Sundays that I preach. The extra hour(s) of sleep would hypothetically be nice, but there is an adrenaline rush, a weight, even a sort … Continue reading

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From Athens to [insert city name here]

I’m preaching Acts 17:16-34 this morning.  This passage includes one of the great gospel presentations recorded in the New Testament text, as Paul presented the gospel to a group of philosophically-minded Athenians.  I think the content and presentation of this … Continue reading

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The Good News of Grace

2 Corinthians 5:20-21    Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.  For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so … Continue reading

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