Tag Archives: Gospel

Parents: COVID-19 is Your Family’s Opportunity

The increasing media coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic and the interruptions this virus has caused have largely taken the world by surprise. Whole sports seasons are being put on hold, entire school and college campuses are closing, and many people around the world find themselves largely “shut in” at home for the foreseeable future – […]

A Prayer for Healthcare Providers

Romans 8:18-39 (ESV) 18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. 19 For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope 21 that the creation […]

Sanctity of Life Sunday + MLK Monday

Yesterday, our church family observed “Sanctity of Life Sunday” – an unofficial landmark of the church calendar which falls on the Sunday closest to January 22 (the date on which the Supreme Court affirmed Roe v. Wade in a 7-2 majority decision in 1972). The thrust of Sanctity of Life Sunday is usually aimed at […]

Refreshment for the Christian Feeling Unwanted, Unloved, or Unapproved

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ… 2 Peter 1:1, ESV, emphasis added Gracious Jesus: What wonderful, miraculous truth you reveal to your people in 2 Peter 1:1! How especially healing, […]

A Prayer for when Mother’s Day is Hard

Mother’s Day is just a few days away! (Dads, children: consider this a timely reminder. There’s still time for two-day shipping on Amazon Prime!) I’m excited about the ways we will celebrate Mother’s Day as a church family. We aren’t taking a break from our current teaching series to preach a Mother’s Day-themed sermon, but […]