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Safety Last

Amy and I have one prayer that we pray over and over again for our children, it was prayed over us, and it’s this: O Lord, let them not miss Jesus. Let us not miss Jesus. Because it is very possible for a person to go through life, and even [...]

Breakfast Club

We all need table fellowship, and I’m not just talking about at home with your spouse or family, but a more expansive table that draws you into fellowship with strangers and acquaintances at the Table with Christ, through which real friendship and encouragement are born. So today, in looking at [...]


Ninety-nine years old, enjoying getting up late and going to sleep early, and you are going to have a son. Sarah, ninety years old, barely willing to fix her husband a sandwich, and now going to have a baby to look after. How ridiculous! What a crazy business! Lord, you’ve [...]


We are in a series of sermons in which we are looking at the attributes of life in the Kingdom of God. Kingdom traits that characterize lives and communities that are saturated by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. And today, we are going to be looking at the attribute of [...]


A few years ago there was a really powerful movie called Black Hawk Down.  In it, a group of elite soldiers were dropped in to capture two of the top leaders of a local warlord.  But of course things go south when their helicopter goes down.  In the movie, there [...]


One of Ernest Hemingway’s famous short stories begins like this: Madrid is full of boys named Paco, which is diminutive of the name Francisco, and there is a Madrid joke about a father who came to Madrid and inserted an advertisement in the personal columns of El Liberal which said: [...]

Worthy Pursuits

“On July 4th, 1776, it was finally unanimously ratified.  And we then heard these great words which became etched into American history and into your personal history and mine:   “We hold these truths to be self evident….that all men are created equal….and that they are endowed by their Creator ….with [...]

March of the Penguins

“Do you remember what you did on February 26, 2008 between the hours of 5:30 and 8:30 p.m.? It was a Tuesday, if that helps. There’s one thing you probably did not do. You didn’t go to Starbucks for coffee. On that day Starbucks closed 7000 stores for three hours [...]

It All Depends on Whose Hands It’s In

What is it that drives us, what is it that moves us, motivates us and inspires us?  Is it achievement, is it success or money or admiration?  What drives our church?  Is it tradition, is it could be budgets or consumerism, or the inevitable ABCs of church ministry:  attendance, buildings [...]