I Made a Critical Mistake in Sunday’s Message

I made a critical mistake in this past Sunday's message. As you know, we are in a sermon series that is examining foundational, essential doctrines of the Christian faith--an introduction to systematic theology of sorts. While doctrine is like a foundation (which is necessary and good), the danger of teaching doctrine is that it can … Continue reading I Made a Critical Mistake in Sunday’s Message

“All In” (Acts 20:17-38)

Listen Here: The 2005 movie, Coach Carter, is based on a true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter (who is played by Samuel L. Jackson). The real life coach made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results. He was enforcing a disciplinary contract required them to attend all … Continue reading “All In” (Acts 20:17-38)

“Remembering Our Recipientness” (Deuteronomy 8:6-20)

Sermon Notes: Deuteronomy 8:6-20 6 Observe the commands of the Lord your God, walking in obedience to him and revering him. 7 For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land—a land with brooks, streams, and deep springs gushing out into the valleys and hills; 8 a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig … Continue reading “Remembering Our Recipientness” (Deuteronomy 8:6-20)

Healthy Communication (Ephesians 4:29)

Listen: One of the most important subjects that is addressed in pre-marriage counseling courses is the topic of communication. After all, the health of any relationship or organization can be gauged by the health of its communication. Do people feel heard, understood and valued? Do they feel informed? Do they feel safe asking questions, or … Continue reading Healthy Communication (Ephesians 4:29)