God Must Break Us To Make Us

The prophet Jonah is an interesting study in grace. He is a man who was used by God to make a most outrageous statement about God's forgiveness of mankind. At the beginning of the book we find Jonah being called by God to deliver a message to Israel's sworn enemy, the Assyrians. Jonah was to … Continue reading God Must Break Us To Make Us

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The Gospel in Action

A remarkable thing happened this weekend in Egypt. Just last week religious extremists affiliated with al-Qaeda targeted Coptic Christian New Year's celebrations by bombing churches, killing 21 people and injuring hundreds more. Egyptians of every religious affiliation condemned the act and today, on Christmas Day in the Orthodox calendar, Muslims turned up in droves to … Continue reading The Gospel in Action

A Wedding Sermon

Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let … Continue reading A Wedding Sermon