A Once And For All Faith?

Within my tribe (Churches of Christ) and within other groups as well, there is a danger in reading Jude verse 3 with an air of finality: "Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt compelled to write and urge you to contend for the faith … Continue reading A Once And For All Faith?

What Do You Do With A Reluctant Prophet?

Sermon Series: Jonah: The Reluctant Prophet / What To Do When We Don't Agree The book of Jonah is a prophetic masterpiece that is often neglected by churches in their teaching. It is a vivid picture of how a faith community that becomes self-obsessed and in-grown fails to embody the life God has called us … Continue reading What Do You Do With A Reluctant Prophet?

Truth Wins

A continuation from yesterday. OK just one more post with some thoughts about H-E- double hockey sticks. It is amazing when you contrast the difference between the typical beliefs of the general public and the understanding that people had when the Bible was written.  People's notion of hell today is so radically different. The Hebrew … Continue reading Truth Wins