Seen for Good ~ Luke Burrow

“Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. Keep your conduct among the Gentiles honorable, so that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on...

Proclaim the Excellencies! ~ Gary Prickett

What is your view of church, or even, the Church? As we continue our consideration of faithful living in a predominantly faithless culture in the light of 1 Peter, how we see ourselves and our mission is critically important. As Christianity is kicked to society’s...

Living in Babylon ~ Andrew Hall

Disney boycotts. Christian marches. Keeping prayer in school. What happened to the “Moral Majority”? During the 1980s, Christians fought the culture wars by using politics as the primary means to maintain the Christian West.  But Christendom is no more. Recently,...

Christianity in Exile ~ Gary Prickett

When Dorothy arrives in Oz she says to faithful Toto: “I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” This cultural idiom has come to express the feeling of no longer being in a place that one knows or where one is comfortable; to be in a completely unfamiliar...

Blessed Baptisms ~ Andrew Hall

I love baptism Sundays. I remember my baptism nearly 30 years ago and how the Lord has been my God and keeper. Baptism is one of two ordinances that we practice as a local church. The other is the Lord’s Supper. While we partake of the Lord’s Supper once a month,...