Introduction to Leviticus

The Book of Leviticus shows with gracious clarity how a holy God allowed his people to enjoy his presence. The book serves to emphasize God’s holy character and his requirement that his people are holy. Ultimately, Leviticus points forward to how God dwells with his people through the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. In addition to providing background of…

Seeing the Bible as a Unified Book

The Bible is, without a doubt, a complex book. The time period spans thousands of years featuring many different people and nations. Is there a unifying theme or understanding of the Scriptures? How are Christians to read and understand the Old Testament? This sermon aims to take a high level overview of the Bible’s storyline as anchored in Genesis and ultimately fulfilled…

How to Live a Miserable Christian Life, Part 2

There is truly nothing that brings more joy to the human heart than to know and live in the reality of the successful work of Christ. Sadly many struggle with living in this joy as a characteristic of their lives. Instead many settle for sub-glorious moments, hours, days and eventually lives as followers of joy incarnate, the Lord Jesus Christ. The aim…

How to Live a Miserable Christian Life, Part 1

There is truly nothing that brings more joy to the human heart than to know and live in the reality of the successful work of Christ. Sadly many struggle with living in this joy as a characteristic of their lives. Instead many settle for sub-glorious moments, hours, days and eventually lives as followers of joy incarnate, the Lord Jesus Christ. The aim…

Timeless Ministry Reminders

Paul’s letter to the Colossians closes with a verbal still shot of those involved in ministry with him at the time. In studying this passage we see timeless truths of gospel ministry that are worth our interaction. Because at the end of the day, if churches are going to be faithful to Christ they must embrace the complexities of ministry with humble…

Living out the Gospel: Evangelism

God floods the affections of his children with the glories of his grace so that we would abound in thankfulness and worship. One of the ways in which we worship him is through the intentional insertion of the gospel into our everyday lives. If we are truly being transformed by this powerful grace then our hearts and tongues will reflect it.

Living out the Gospel: Devoted to Prayer

Prayer is one of the most universally accepted disciplines of the Christian life while at the same time it sadly is one of the most neglected. During the final lap of Paul’s letter to the Colossians he commands all Christians to be ?devoted to prayer?. In the midst of this timeless charge we learn practical and convicting truth about what God-centered priorities…