Sometimes I wish Jesus would be a lot more obvious about himself. But he isn’t obvious about himself. He’s subtle. He sends us quiet messages. He leaves clues. And we have to go looking for him, like the wise men did. But here’s the good news: he wants to be found. He wants us to […]
“Science has made faith obsolete because scientific knowledge is based on evidence whereas faith is blind.” There are many people who think this way. And it is patently false thinking. Today we will see why!
“Religion is the cause of so much injustice. I couldn’t be a Christian because I wouldn’t want to be associated with all that intolerance.” Fair enough. Religions are linked with terrible violence, and Christians have a pretty bad track record when it comes to get along with…….anybody. As has been said before, Jesus greatest problem has […]
In church we talk a lot about what Jesus cares about. And that’s good, we should care about what he cares about. He cares about the stuff in life that really matters. But it’s also worth talking about what Jesus doesn’t care about. If we care too much about what Jesus doesn’t care about, we’ll […]
JOIN US FOR PART 2 OF RISKY BUSINESS Faith. Our relationship with God depends on it. But what is it? Is it believing where there is no evidence? Like in unicorns? Well, no it’s not. Not Christian faith anyway. Christian faith springs out of evidence. Evidence for God’s presence in the world. But Christian faith […]
Join us for part 2 of Risky Business Faith. Our relationship with God depends on it. But what is it? Is it believing where there is no evidence? Like in unicorns? Well, no it’s not. Not Christian faith anyway. Christian faith springs out of evidence. Evidence for God’s presence in the world. But Christian faith […]
Baptism. What’s the big deal? Why does it matter whether or not you decide to get dunked under some water? We can only answer those questions by going back a couple millenia and entering into the story of Jesus. To him and his followers Baptism wasn’t a ritual, or a rite you did by rote. […]
“I am the vine, you are the branches.” Jesus puts us in our place. We are not the tree, we are not the trunk, we are not the root. We are the branches. Seems kinda lame. But Jesus tells us that if we get to know what it means to be a branch, and do […]
In his letter to us, the apostle Peter wrote “You are living stones. (1 Peter 2:5)” Peter – the man whom Jesus called “The Rock” calls us “living stones.” Peter knew from experience that a real walk with Jesus will turn you into a bold, fearless person of faith. We are going to follow Peter’s […]
We continue our series the Real You today. In this next part we will discuss what the bible means when it says we are the light of the world.