It’s interesting that the New Testament never gives a detailed description of exactly what went on when the first Jesus-followers gathered together to worship. There’s no divinely inspired “order of service.” Sure, we get some glimpses of early Christian worship here and there: some snippets in the book of Acts, some clues in the New Testament … Continue reading (Re-)Imagining Worship
This post in an adapted excerpt from my sermon in the series “Four Things,” preached at Morden Mennonite on January 24, 2016. See others in the series: "Loved," "Forgiven," "Not Alone." Here is the audio of the full sermon: Astronomers tell us that the stars we see at night are only the tiniest fraction of … Continue reading You Are Needed
The following is an excerpt from my sermon this past Sunday, part of our “Praying the Psalms” series. The sermon was focused on Psalm 51 and praying in confession of sin. There’s much more to be said on “sin” than can be said in a thousand words, but this excerpt gives a rough start. My first … Continue reading What is “Sin”?