Category Archives: Worship

Worship and Sanctuary

This post is the first in a new series that will explore key Bible passages illustrating how Christianity is beautiful, good, and best of all true. What I hope it that while looking at these our hearts will marvel at … Continue reading

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The Story of Love

This is a sermon on Revelation 19:1-10.  Download sermon outline/commentary and audio. All heaven praises the Lord for his righteous judgment of immoral seducers and corrupt persecutors of his faithful Bride. In reply, the Bride (Christ’s Church) must join heaven … Continue reading

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Is Evolution Your Religion?

Poets write about what they value and believe to be true, good, and beautiful.  The poem is not aiming at the reader’s head, but his heart.  In this sense, poetry can be worship.  The analyst, the scientist, the theoretician, and … Continue reading

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The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert (Book Review)

Although not a book exclusively about homosexuality and Christianity, everyone who wants to learn more about how the gospel relates to homosexuality should read The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into Christian Faith. It is … Continue reading

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What is a Benediction?

Recently I’ve been doing some thinking about benedictions.  I know, most people hear the word “benediction” and their eyes glaze over.  “That’s part of a church service, right?”  Well, yes, it is.  But it’s not simply a part of a … Continue reading

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The Rise and Spread of Pentecostalism and the Charismatic Movement

The birth of Pentecostalism (1906) and the Charismatic movement (1960) are together a major turning point in the history of Christianity.  Despite these being relatively historically-recent developments, their brief time on the scene have proved to be enormously significant for … Continue reading

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Immanuel in Our Place (Book Review)

I remember the first time I resolved to read the Bible–the whole Bible.  I was a sophomore in college and I realized that as I was publicly calling myself a Christian, people in my dorm started to ask me Bible … Continue reading

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