Creekstone Picnic Pics

These are some photos from the Memorial Day Weekend Picnic at Yahoola Creek Park on May 27, 2012.  See the full gallery on Posterous

The Gospel Doesn’t Fit in a Box

Most of us have tried to pack a present in a box that wouldn’t fit. The gospel is that way. We just can’t contain it. We never really grasp it. As Paul says, because of the vastness of its dimensions, God’s love for his people “surpasses knowledge.” “16 I pray that out of his glorious…

Radical Gospel Newness

In my study today lots of things are percolating. One idea is how the gospel brings radical newness into our lives. Here is a sample: The Old —> The New Radical guilt to radical forgivenessRadical justice to radical mercyRadical enslavement to radical freedomRadical hopelessness to radical hopeRadical anxiety to radical peaceRadical despair to radical joyRadical…

A Note from the Basement

Hey everybody, Tuesdays are sermon prep days in my world, along with Thursdays and Saturdays. So today, I am deep in my basement study working in Romans 11:25-36 for this coming Sunday’s message. After feeling like I kinda blew it on Mother’s Day… I don’t know, sometimes you just get a feeling that the message…