How to Kill Sin, Part I

If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus f...

Church Called to Address ‘Adultolescence’

Christian Smith, professor of sociology at Notre Dame, wrote in the most recent Books and Culture a review of six books dealing with the new phenomenon of "adultolescence"-that is, the postponement of adulthood into the thirties. I want to relate this phenomenon to the church. But first here is a summary from Smith's article of what it is and how it came about.

Making Room for Atheism

An informed biblical worldview supports pluralism, democracy, and freedom. Christians should neither tolerate coercive secularization of the government, nor should they aim to establish a theocracy.

Jesus’ Death: The Risen Christ — Satisfied with His Sufferings Isaiah 53:3-12

This sermon invites us to deepen our understanding and strengthen our faith as we fix our gaze on the resurrection of Jesus as it was described by the prophet Isaiah 700 years before the first Easter. Iin Isaiah 53 we see the content and the confirmation of the resurrection of Christ -- content because the precious meaning of it for our lives is opened to us; and confirmation because it was predicted 700 years before it happened.