Well I only finished 6 books this year. The amount of books per year that I’m reading has been trending downward as of late.
Here’s my list of all the books I read in 2015 with my comments on each one:
What is the priority of the church?
And why do we get so many different answers by so many different people? Some are really into the church while others say they are “done” with the church. Some are very ardent in their commitment, while others are pretty ambivalent about their stance on the whole thing.
In this message I take a look primarily at the priority Jesus placed on the church, along with several other key verses.
These are gender confused times.
Ask multiple people what it means to be a man and you will most likely get a myriad of answers.
It really doesn’t matter what most people think though. What does God have to say about being a man?
Here’s what he says in his word:
I was invited to speak this last Sunday at King’s Family Church. It was great to speak to new faces and to see old friends.
I spoke on the danger of going after the church as a family without the backdrop of the gospel to be there for us when our pride is wounded.
God is deeply committed to wounding our pride. Humility is letting go of what defines us apart from Christ.
We live in a broken, fallen world. It’s all around us and within us. Deep down, everyone desires to be saved from the effects of it and our own contribution to those effects.
We don’t like the pain, sadness, shame, heartache, boredom, disappointment, loneliness, and loss we feel, so we look for a way out, something to save us.
A long time ago, God sent his son to our world.
The creator became the created.
God became a human.
He traded the comfort of his world for the inconvenience of ours.
He came down. He moved in. He put on our flesh.
Then he subjected himself to rejection and a brutal murder so that we could have a way to be saved, rescued, adopted, restored, healed, and washed clean.
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