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Audio: Text: Closedminded Prejudice It’s been a troubling week again this week as we read about the race riots and murder in Charlottesville, Virginia and the 17 people killed in Barcelona, Spain just this week. It is strange how these things come in waves. Before now I hadn’t really considered how vehicles could be used in a terrorist attack, but […]

1st Corinthians 1

Crabapple Christians

When I was growing up, my grandparents had a crab apple tree in their front yard, and every time we went to visit them, my brother and I would see the tree and hope the apples were ready to eat. It was actually quite frustrating for us because we found the readiness of crab apple trees is notoriously difficult to […]

1st Corinthians 1

Called & Cleaned Part 2: Biblical Paradoxes and the Doctrine of Sanctification

Biblical Paradoxes I remember hearing somewhere that it is the psychologically healthier mind that can handle holding opposing thoughts and paradoxes in tension. It’s the unhealthy mind that is always trying to rectify the world and make it fit exactly, perfectly into categories. A healthy mind is ok with not understanding everything in the world and knowing that some things […]

Sermon 2

From Sand to Rock – The Apostle Peter

We’re starting a sub-series within our study of the Gospel of Mark where we are going to look a little more closely at the lives of the Apostles. As we go through these mini-biographies that I want you to do a few things: First, I want you to find yourself in this group. Without a doubt one of the Apostles’ […]