Sorry I was blog incommunicado last week, but life was a bit crazy. I had the great joy to attend M11 in Louisville which was a gathering of several thousand Nazarene clergy and lay people from the US/Canada region. Here are some reflections from three days spent fellowshiping and worshiping with thousands of Nazarenes. Say […]
Archive | February, 2011
February 27, 2011
I continued to tackle the easy (yeah right) sermons this week with a look at the question of homosexuality and the church. This is a tough subject and one I tried to handle honestly and with grace. As always I appreciate your feeback. 2.27.11 – Does God hate homosexuals?
February 25, 2011
The Out of Ur blog posted three videos on this issue we have been discussing for the past two weeks. Here are some thoughts from different sides of the debate. Here are the videos, I encourage you to check them out and offer your thoughts. NT Wright’s stuff is especially interesting.
February 20, 2011
For those who have been following the conversation, I just wanted to let you know that I uploaded my sermon to my podcast page on this topic. I would welcome your thoughts.
February 18, 2011
If you ever want to catch any of my sermons you can always go to my church page. I have added a new page to this blog, however, called Sermon Podcast where you can download them or listen to them online. Several people have been asking me about downloading sermons lately so here is an […]
February 16, 2011
Is Paul a misogynist and sexist or a radical feminist? This week in our sermon series Questions Christians Fear, we are moving to the topic of Paul’s view on women in the home and in the church. For many outside and inside the church, Paul is a tipping point when it comes to how we […]
February 15, 2011
Mrs. Obama recently visited some churches in the Atlanta area promoting her healthy lifestyle message. She even visited Andy Stanley’s church. Part of her message, churches should be leading the charge to help our children in particular learn to live healthier. “We’re supporting faith leaders who want to build healthier congregations,” she said. “So why […]
February 14, 2011
Today marks 5 years of Holiness Reeducation! When I started this blog I never really thought about how long it would run or how long I wanted to keep writing. My main purpose was to explore my evolving faith and find a connection point for others who were asking the same questions. Five years later […]
February 10, 2011
Over at Out of Ur they have a post today about a pastor who is asking his congregation to delete their Facebook accounts because of the number of cases of adultery that have resulted of reconnecting with old flames. Reverend Cedric Miller of Living Word Christian Fellowship Church in New Jersey has banned Facebook. He’s […]
February 9, 2011
What are the questions you fear non-Christians will ask you about your faith? What answers concern you the most? What answers are most hidden from you? Our next sermon series at DCC is Questions Christians Fear. We are going to spend four weeks looking at some of the hardest questions Christians are struggling to answer […]