Gaia’s Story

Over the past six weeks I have been preaching through 1 Corinthians 1-3. I've done narrative preaching before, but in this series that was the focus: throughout the series I told the story of Gaia, a fictional woman from first century Corinth who hears Paul's words for the first time. The story follows Gaia as …

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Scripture and Jesus on Love

Love is All We Need | Scripture and Jesus on Love | What is Love? Love, Above All | How Should We Then Love? In my first post I got on my soapbox and boldly declared: “Love is all we need, folks! All we need is love!” In our complex, chaotic, confusing world, we Christians don’t need greater certainty …

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Christians and Israel (2) – Modern Israel is not Biblical Israel

This series is adapted from a sermon I preached on August 3, "What should we think about Israel?" See here for part one, "Describing the Crisis," below for part three, "God's Kingdom is for All Peoples." Follow the links throughout for sources and more information. As Christians, how should we think about Israel? That’s the question I’m considering …

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