• Those Who Scatter and The One Who Gathers (Luke 13:31-35)

    Here’s my sermon for Lent week 2. All of you are aware of the fact that a few weeks ago we buried a women from AA. That week while I was preparing a few words to share with those at the memorial service I wrote this: “I haven’t known ___ all that long, but there’s…

  • Thinking About A Vision for Theological Eduction

    In class last week we discussed James Wm. McClendon‘s baptist theological vision. His small ‘b’ baptist vision has five characteristics of the church that standout as a good framework from which any theology should be done. These five points are: Biblicism – Acceptance of the Bible as authoritative in faith and practice, or faith and…

  • How Do We Look For The Theology of A Church? Part III

    Many of us have visited multiple churches in our lives, some stand out more and other’s we probably don’t remember much about.  For many people what stands out most is what happens during the service, the kind of preaching, what was preached, the music, how the sacraments were handled.  These parts of the service are…

  • finding the right wording to be saved

    1. Emily and I are moving, again, our third apt. since we moved here! it is insane, and I hate moving BUT, our new apt. kicks some serious behind. We are saving a ton of money on rent, which is good since I can only work part-time till the middle of september and emily is…