The True Vine, the Vinedresser, and Productive Christians

The harvest season is over, but it is still time for Christians to bear fruit. Our plants and trees bear fruit during the warm months, but God’s people bear fruit while they are in Christ. John 15 records Jesus’ doctrine about our spiritual productivity.  First, Jesus wants us to know that Christians are expected to … Continue reading The True Vine, the Vinedresser, and Productive Christians

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Jesus: Superglue for My Life Colossians 1:17 FHU Chapel Sermon October 20, 2020 One of the greatest movies of all time has to be the Lego Movie. All the little Lego guys running around singing “everything is awesome!” In the movie, there is, of course, a villain. This villain has a tube of Krazy glue … Continue reading What’s Holding Your Life Together?

Repentance and Dedication

The memory of Jonah’s preaching is often swallowed by his encounter with the whale. We are, of course, fascinated with his three days in the great fish, but what about his preaching? He went through the great city of Nineveh preaching that they must repent or else they would be destroyed. Interestingly, the entire city … Continue reading Repentance and Dedication

FULFILLED: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW

How are you feeling today? Looking for something? Feel like there’s something missing in your life? One of Augustine’s most famous quotes is from the first book of his Confessions. There he wrote: “You move us to delight in praising you; for you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they … Continue reading FULFILLED: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MATTHEW

Slow To Speak in Our Rapid Fire World

“Know this, my beloved brethren: let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God” (Js. 1:19-20). Maybe you enjoy watching people yell at and over each other on Fox News and MSNBC. I don’t enjoy the yelling matches. It seems … Continue reading Slow To Speak in Our Rapid Fire World