This message was delivered to the fine folks at Papio Creek Church on Sunday May 31st 2015.
This messages consists of two parts.
PART ONE: What does it mean to call oneself a "Christian" in today's culture. We have been told by our predecessors a version of Christianity that is untrue. We have taken this untrue story to the nations under the ...
It seems to me that evangelicals are much too focused on themselves and what they want; instead of following the example of Christ by serving and loving others. This has resulted in a tragic irony for the evangelical church within American culture. Namely, the very thing this worldview espouses (evangelism), is also the thing they are failing at. Although this ...
I was privileged to speak at Papio Creek Church on Sunday March 23rd on the issue of the role of women in society, church, and marriage. The goal of this message was to show people how to think through the complicated issue of headship. Below is the audio from that message.
Below is the message I delivered at Papio Creek Church on Sunday, September 1, 2013.
Title: Christ and (IN) Culture
Passage: Ephesians 4:17-32
In the last 10 years or so we have seen an unbelievable cultural movement both in our society as well as in the Church. If the church continues to ignore dissenting voices and take the issue seriously not only ...
Something remarkable happened this past Sunday! I was ministered to by my own sermon at the moment I was giving it.
I was called upon to fill in for our pastor who is on vacation. The nice thing about our church is we have several able bodied preachers that can preach if needed throughout the year. Therefore, the heavy burden does ...
What matters is to find a purpose, to see what it really is that God wills that I shall do; the crucial thing is to find a truth which is truth for me, to find the idea for which I am willing to live and die.
Any man can make a mistake but only a fool persists in his error.
In religious belief as elsewhere, we must take our chances, recognizing that we could be wrong, dreadfully wrong. There are no guarantees; the religious life is a venture; foolish and debilitating error is a permanent possibility. (If we can be wrong, however, we can also be right.)
I am a Christian, not because someone explained the nuts and bolts of Christianity, but because there were people willing to be nuts and bolts.