What’s coming up on the blog: a study through one of the most bizarre books of the Bible – Introducing Ezekiel, Preview

If you’ve followed this blog, you might have noticed that my normal pattern is to blog through a book in one testament, and then move to a book in the other testament. (The blog actually follows along with what I’m preaching in my role of pastor of Faith Church in Lancaster, PA. I preach theContinue reading “What’s coming up on the blog: a study through one of the most bizarre books of the Bible – Introducing Ezekiel, Preview”

Two correct ways (and one wrong way) to respond to preaching – Acts 13, Part 4

Do you do a good job in how you respond to preaching and teaching? If you are a Christian, you likely hear preachers and teachers from time to time. Maybe you are a part of a church family, and you attend worship services which include sermons. Maybe you participate in classes or small groups withContinue reading “Two correct ways (and one wrong way) to respond to preaching – Acts 13, Part 4”

July 1, 2012 – James 4:4-10 – Is God your enemy?

For our church newsletter and website, I write a brief introduction to each sermon.  My goal is to pique interest in the sermon.  Here’s what I wrote: Who are your enemies? Have you ever thought that God is your enemy? James says, even though you would strongly say “No”, you might be fooling yourself. GodContinue reading “July 1, 2012 – James 4:4-10 – Is God your enemy?”