Sermon Audio (4.22.12): “No More Sandcastles” • Romans 10:1-21

We are all in a struggle for righteousness, whether as parents, students, professors, engineers or preachers. We all have an impulse in us that wants to "make a name for ourselves." What we discover in Romans 10 is that Jesus is the end of the struggle. Since he has built a righteousness for me, I … Continue reading Sermon Audio (4.22.12): “No More Sandcastles” • Romans 10:1-21

Post-Sermon Reflections on Building a Sandcastle Righteousness

Hey Creekstone folks, So do you know what your sandcastle is? Say what? Well, you had to be there today to understand. Nevertheless, for those who were at Creekstone's Sunday gathering today, I want to encourage you. Sandcastles can be redeemed! This happens when I recognize my motive for doing something is to "make a … Continue reading Post-Sermon Reflections on Building a Sandcastle Righteousness

God’s Drastic, Offensive, Liberating, Shocking and Counterintuitive Grace

At a Key Life pastor's conference, Dan Allender, said, "The Christian faith and the grace at its heart is so radical that most congregations can't deal with it." I will raise my hand to confess that I am one of those who wants to believe the gospel at a radical depth, but who struggles. Fear … Continue reading God’s Drastic, Offensive, Liberating, Shocking and Counterintuitive Grace