The Lie that “Work Makes You Free”

This May, my eldest, Ann Ferris, has been in India for two weeks with student leaders from Covenant College, and now is exploring Germany for a week before coming back to the States. It truly has been a life-changing experience for her. One of those  moments occurred yesterday a the Dachau Concentration Camp just outside…

“Thy Mercy, My God” (Extended Version)

17th century hymn writer, Isaac Watts, wrote a hymn entitled, “Thy Mercy, My God.” We will sing this together on Sunday. Here is the extended version: Thy mercy, my God, is the theme of my song, The joy of my heart. and the boast of my tongue; Thy free grace alone, from the first to…

“4 Marks of a Counterfeit Christian” • John 6:22-40

In John 6, many people are following Jesus. He has fed the 5,000. He has demonstrated his power and authority over nature by walking on water. But many of the crowds of potential disciples were counterfeits. They looked like disciples outwardly, but were not real on the inside. What characterizes a counterfeit Christian? What are…