The Creation Sermon

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve started exploring what we mean when we say “the gospel.” We think this is important because if you ask a half a dozen different Christians what they mean by “the gospel,” you’re likely to get a half a …

The Trinity Sermon

Last week we started a conversation about the gospel— a series of sermons that will take us through the end of May. We’re calling it “The Shape of the Gospel.” That seems important, right? After all, we throw around that word (“gospel”) a lot in …

Gospel Cliffsnotes

We’ve spent the last couple of months trying to step back a little and ask the question: why does the local church exist? Why do local faith communities and local parishes and local churches gather week after week? Closer to home, why do we meet …

Embodying Easter

We’re going to be in Acts 10 today (pg 766). It’s the fifth book of the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and then Acts. Today is Easter Sunday. A glorious day for candy-lovers and bunny-lovers and egg-lovers and peep-lovers worldwide. (What is a peep, …