From the Heart of Pastor Chris
April 21st, 2021
When George Floyd was killed this summer, I was horrified by the footage I saw. I mourned and reached out to a number of friends of color and also friends who serve in law enforcement. Not a person I ...
The Prosperity of the Wicked: Asaphs Lament (Psalm 73)
April 12th, 2021
We’ve watched our friend Asaph set the foundation for his Psalm 73 lament. He has proclaimed steadfast trust in God’s goodness (vs. 1), and shared deep doubt and despair over something he can’t reconc...
My Feet Had Almost Stumbled: Psalm 73 (part two of several)
April 8th, 2021
This experience should be familiar to anyone who might be reading with us. In so many ways, small or large, the events of life can appear not to fit our concept of a powerful, wise, and loving God. If...
April 8th, 2021
Systemic, it is a word that has been used, misused, misapplied, and generally redefined in the news and in our culture in recent months. It is, however, a word that can accurately be applied to man’s ...
Truly God is Good: A Journey Through Psalm 73 (part one of several)
April 5th, 2021
A Journey Through Psalm 73 (part one of several).Written by: Pete McClanathanTruly God is Good: A Journey Through Psalm 73 (part one of several)Our discussion of sin and idolatry (Gen. 3 and beyond) h...
Reading Through Holy Week
March 29th, 2021
Written by: Sammy WichmanAre you looking for some Scripture passages to study during Holy Week? Check out this article from the Gospel Coalition. The author walks you through each day of Holy Week, fr...
Friendship: David and Jonathan
March 24th, 2021
Friendship: as children we enjoyed it, as teens we desired it, sought it (often in wrong ways/places), endured it, learned from it, cried over it, and rejoiced in it. Friendship is part of the human e...
Beyond Genesis 3: Are Things Really Any Different?
March 23rd, 2021
Consider that the entire content of scripture from Genesis 4 through Revelation deals with this theme: man’s captivity by sin, overlaid with God’s plan of redemption....
Outside of the Garden: What Now?
March 23rd, 2021
There we have it. Even before the many physical curses that soon were to come (the ground, work, childbirth, even physical death), Adam and Eve experienced a terrible and wholly unexpected consequence...
The Women in Matthews Genealogy
March 17th, 2021
We’ve encountered so many characters in our reading of God’s Word this year, but this week I want to focus on four specific women: Rahab, Ruth, Tamar, and Bathsheba. ...
Sin Cycle, Grace Cycle
March 12th, 2021
Shortly after experiencing the miraculous rescue from Egypt the nation of Israel was quick to revert back to slavery. We are told in Exodus that, the people gathered themselves together to Aaron and s...
Stop, Look, Listen: The Price of Sinful Choices
March 3rd, 2021
When we last left Eve and Adam they had just completed the sorry progression of temptation and disobedience. The result was a disaster for them and for human history. The whole of scripture following...
Divine CouncilStop, Look, Listen: The Anatomy of Temptation and IdolatryStop, Look, Listen: The Price of Sinful ChoicesSin Cycle, Grace CycleThe Women in Matthews GenealogyOutside of the Garden: What Now?Beyond Genesis 3: Are Things Really Any Different?Friendship: David and JonathanReading Through Holy Week
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