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Sam Smith, Tom Petty & Gospel Ministry

Sam Smith is the ordinary sounding name of the extraordinary sounding 22-year old singer from the UK. Smith cleaned up at the Grammy’s this year, winning four of the... Read More

Make Us Dangerous

“God, keep us safe.” How often is this our prayer? Every week our elders pray with people after our worship gathering and most of the prayer requests are along... Read More

Worship While You Preach

“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples! For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; he is to be feared above all... Read More

Christ and the Law

The Triumph of Grace Over Effort I’ve always loved the book of Galatians.  There are few other books in the bible that demonstrate so clearly the disparity between... Read More

Vaccination On The Playground

The Playground I still remember the day I had my front tooth punched in. Playing soccer, I humiliated another boy with unsportsmanlike showboating. He took exception and... Read More

Thinking?

The Importance of Apologetics Apologetics is the act of speaking in defense of the faith; it involves presenting clear arguments for the validity of belief, as well as... Read More

Look At The Book: Vancouver 2015

If you are a follower of Grounded in the Gospel, then you know who John Piper is, and you know what Desiring God is all about. And you will be excited to know that he will be... Read More

Church Signs

I love the church. She is a beautiful bride and “the hope of the world,” as Bill Hybels is so fond of saying. She is key to personal and cultural transformation.... Read More

Restore Our Fortunes

Psalm 126 is known as a “community lament.”  We are not sure what event they are lamenting; the psalm does not tell us what particular crisis is in view. It... Read More

Every Lofty Opinion

Preaching that Prepares for Monday As evangelical preachers, we say that the word of God is our sole authority for all matters of life and doctrine (Prov. 30:5-6) and... Read More