You’ll Be Missed On Easter

Easter is wonderful. It’s a day to rejoice in the implications of the day Jesus Christ conquered death. There’s another reason Easter is wonderful: Churches everywhere get to have visitors who only come out on Easter (and Christmas). I want to reach out to all the visitors I won’t get to see this Sunday. First […]

Marriage and Spiritual Warfare (Part 8)

“Pray at all times in the Spirit,” Eph. 6:18 In counseling, there is a fear of sounding trite, using well-worn clichés, saying something everyone knows you’re “supposed” to say. Sometimes telling a couple in trouble that they need to pray can sound like that. “Pray for your wife… pray for your husband… pray with each […]

Why We Won’t Celebrate the Lord’s Supper Until We Are Together

During this time of physical-distancing and isolation, some have asked about having communion during the live-stream service. Since we live-stream the singing and the sermon, why not live-stream the communion service and allow each family to observe it in their own homes? This sounds reasonable, but our New Testament ecclesiology will not allow us to […]