Category Archives: Bible

Protected: It all starts tonight

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Protected: Formal Invite


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First Sermon at WestGate

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First Time for Everything This is the first sermon to the community at WestGate Church, which is not only employer as of this past April, but an amazing community of people. It’s for a series about hope called “Bubble Wrapped.” …

I love God, but I don’t have much joy…


For the past few weeks, our church has been examining the reality that many people in church love God, and yet still don’t live the way we know we should. We say we love God, but we don’t live our …

Satan’s Game Plan


The Silence of the Lambs My sophomore year of high school, we had to choose two novels to read in Honor’s English. I chose Thomas Harris’ book “The Silence of the Lambs” because that very same year, a film was …

Tim Keller quotes


This is Tim Keller. He is the Senior Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. He is a noted author, a sought-after speaker, and a leading voice among evangelicals and in his denomination. He also had a younger brother who …

Graphs about Teen Behavior

How often do you read your Bible

Recently, we took a series of surveys on our entire youth population to find out what their habits and backgrounds are regarding the Bible. Some interesting results. These will drive us to try to figure out how to remove as …

This sermon brought to you by the letter “L”


1 Corinthians 15:1-4 1Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, 2and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to …

My Notes From Sunday’s Sermon


The task: to explain, in 25 minutes, what is meant by the term “The Gospel” or “The Good News.” This is my attempt, using 1 Corinthians 15. Click on the picture for a full-size version. Click here for an explanation …

Need a devotional? May I recommend this one?

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The above is a new devotional published by Tyndale. It’s called Daily Wisdom from the Life of Jesus. I was privileged to be one of the contributors to it – my work is nearly exclusively in the Book of Luke. …