Fear may fill the world but it doesn’t have to fill your heart. This sermon unpacks John 11:1-27 — it’s part 1 of the raising of Lazarus.
In a new and uncertain era, what is our stronghold and purpose? [Sermon]
Is it the dawn of a new, uncertain era? Are we in the ‘gray zone’? This sermon explores Jesus’ words at the Feast of Tabernacles in John 7:25-52 and some guidance for the road ahead.
Which Judge would you rather have? [Sermon]
People balk at having a Judge. But we do. Would you rather have one Judge who is for you, or a hundred judges who are against you? That’s what this sermon on John 5:19-29 explores, along with the question about whether we can trust that the Gospels accurately preserve Jesus’ words.
Fickle or Faithful [Sermon]
Crowds can be fickle. One day they’re yelling “Hosanna!” to Jesus and a few days later they’re crying “Crucify him!” Where are we in the mix? Are we fickle, or faithful? That’s what this Palm Sunday sermon explores with John 12:12-19, along with four practical helps toward faithfulness.
Is the world getting more argumentative? (and how to respond)
In this podcast episode, I respond to a question at Westminster Church’s Q & A Forum: “Is the world getting more argumentative? Thoughts from a biblical perspective?”
In But Not Of The World [Sermon]
What does it mean to be “in” but not “of” the world? This message on James 4 explains it and offers some help.
Responding to an age of polarization [Sermon]
How did everything get so polarized? It’s complicated. But here are 3 observations and 1 suggestion for how to respond as God’s people based on Matt. 7:1-5.
Gasoline or Love in a Tinderbox [Sermon]
In many ways, our world feels like a tinderbox right now—and easily flammable. The COVID-19 pandemic—and all of it’s accompanying stress and stain—has pushed many
Armageddon, Part 3: Are there ‘signs’ that the end is coming?
The question I probably get asked the most when it comes to speculation about the end of the world is this: Do you think that
The Thief of Comparison and Criticism [Video]
There are invisible thieves who can rob you of your contentment. One of them does so by convincing you to put too much stock in
Big Hope in The Age of Melancholy [Podcast]
Psychologist Daniel Goleman describes our time as Age of Melancholy. He chronicles how depression, sadness, paralyzing listlessness, dejection, self-pity and overwhelming hopelessness plague more and
5 Tips To Liberate Your Life From Social Media
Feel like too much of your time goes into the Social Media Black Hole? If so, these 5 quick tips will help you get back on top!
Christmas Q & A
How old was Mary? Is Santa based on a saint? Is society becoming more hostile toward Christmas? This post answers these questions and more.
How the Prince of Peace brings peace through his people [Sermon]
The “war to end all wars?” Yeah, right. But, there is hope. This sermon outlines 4 ways the prince of peace brings peace through his people.
From a Magical Bunny to a Bloody Cross — 6 Common Q & A’s about Easter
What do a magical bunny, chocolate, a bloody cross, and an empty tomb all have in common? They all make an appearance on Easter weekend.
Where does Halloween come from? And how to keep it positive.
Where does Halloween come from? Is it getting more gruesome? And how to keep it positive and Light.
How to quickly become the perfect husband and improve your wife’s life without changing anything you’re already doing
If you want to quickly become the perfect husband, this is for you. (And if you see through this title, this is for you). And if you know your wife’s life is complex and want to help… this is for you too.
The Giving List
I asked you to answer this question: What is 1 thing you’ve done that has helped or served someone in a practical way? This blog is what you sent in. Wow.
Forget About “The Problem of Evil.” What About “The Problem of Good”?
When I talk to people about the existence of God, or when I read about this complex debate, it almost always comes up: What about “the
Assisted Suicide: Is It Ethical? Or Murder? Or Both?
I know it’s a highly-charged topic. And it’s in the news. Recently CTV reported, “The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously struck down the ban on