Together

"Fellowship" is a deep spiritual bond rooted in eternity and displayed in the lives of the church on earth. The Christian fellowship is the foundation of our togetherness. It's great to be together. But sometimes being together is hard. Sometimes it hurts. Sometimes being together means that I get offended. Sometimes being together means that … Continue reading Together

Reflecting on the Four Accounts of the Lord’s Supper

The Same Powerful Story             All four Gospels tell us great things about Jesus’ institution of the Lord’s Supper during his last supper with the disciples. The four evangelists summarized the event differently and emphasized different aspects of the Supper for various reasons. This doesn’t mean there are contradictions. It does mean that we have … Continue reading Reflecting on the Four Accounts of the Lord’s Supper

In Honor of the Burning of a Bull: A THEOLOGY OF DOCTRINAL DISPUTATION

  Today, December 10, is the anniversary of Martin Luther’s burning of a Papal bull which threatened him with excommunication if he did not retract portions of his 95 theses. On January 3, 1521 Pope Leo X officially excommunicated Luther. So, on the anniversary of Luther’s bold decision, it only seemed appropriate to think about … Continue reading In Honor of the Burning of a Bull: A THEOLOGY OF DOCTRINAL DISPUTATION