Here’s an image I created for a sermon on Romans 6:1-11 to show that other things get outdated, but our Baptism is new every day.
Title: Buried Alive
Description: We’ve been given eternal life, but we still live in the world of the temporary. How can we experience the eternal now?
I recently wrote an article on the Incarnation and the Real Presence relative to the Passover, and I took some photos that might be useful to those who’d like to tie “The Word became flesh” to “This is My body.” … Continue reading →
A Photoshop composite for a sermon from Matthew 5:1-12 (Sermon on the Mount, Beatitudes) When everything crumbles: When everything falls apart around you, when you have nothing left, is it possible to feel blessed in the middle of that? Cross … Continue reading →
A wrestling championship belt around a Bible
From a sermon based on Genesis 32.22-30
Litany of Dedication P O Lord, our Rock and our Redeemer, C Have mercy on us P O God, our refuge and strength, C Have mercy on us P O Lord, Chief Cornerstone of the church, C Have mercy on … Continue reading →
In the time before time, when the past met the future, Eternity spoke, and His voice produced nature “Let there be light,” and the darkness was ruptured Land, feather, hoof by pronouncement alone Then the One Who is plural, the … Continue reading →
Church attendance is down. That’s partly due to living in a post-churched culture and partly due to more activities that compete for time. People’s schedules are jammed, and for many, church is less essential than so many other agenda items. … Continue reading →
A little background: When the church first started, it met with a lot of opposition. It was a pre-churched culture, where people didn’t know what Christianity was about and had never heard of some Hebrew preacher named Jesus of Nazareth. … Continue reading →
From a sermon based on Luke 10:38-42 Finding God in the Clutter (Jesus, Mary & Martha)
No matter the space, we’ll fill it, whether our homes, our computers, or our schedules. How do we find the space we need for everything that needs to go into it?
Illustration for sermon from Isaiah 66:10-14
“Comfort for the Nation”
When the stress of life is too much, where can we find comfort? Is comfort from God just platitudes, or does He truly have comfort to give? How do we find that comfort?