Click here for the Word doc.. Click here for the PDF.. Would You Rather Grieve? – April 17, 2022 [Colossians 3:8-17] You know what was sort of a weird thing about the pandemic? Like, in the beginning they outlined a lot of methods to help slow the spread of the virus. Social distancing, don’t get too close to people, don’t touch each other, don’t go to parties, big gatherings – in fact, other than essentials let’s just have everyone stay at home as much as humanly possible. A
Click here for the Word Doc.. Click here for the PDF.. Passover Lamb – 04.14.2022 [Exodus 12] Tonight I’d like to open up the sermon by reading a children’s book. Rachael Denhollander is probably best known as one of the key sexual abuse survivors who brought down Larry Nassar and shed light on the Olympic Gymnastics organization. She has a background in both gymnastics and legal practice, which she put to good use to protect and defend young women. More importantly, she is a
Click here for the Word Document.. Click here for the PDF.. Seriously, Who Is This Guy? 04.10.2022 [Matthew 21:1-11] Scot McKnight is a professor at Northern Baptist Theological Seminary. He teaches a lot of different classes, but he tells a story about one class in particular. At the seminary where he teaches, he teaches a class on Jesus of Nazareth. And every semester, on the opening day of the class, Scot gives out a standardized psychological test. There are two parts, an
Click here for the Word Doc.. Click here for the PDF.. Perks of Being A Citizen – 04.03.2022 [Acts 16] There’s an old story that people tell about Franklin Roosevelt – I’m sure it’s not true, but it makes my point and it makes me laugh, so here we go. As the president, Roosevelt often had to endure long receiving lines at the White House. You know that thing, where he sits there and a parade of important delegates or ambassadors or world leaders comes through and he has to sh
Pastor’s Bookshelf - Welcome to my bookshelf!
Each month I will discuss a recent book that I’ve finished.
*disclaimer; I don’t always have time to sit and read physical books, but I do quite a bit of my reading through audiobooks these days.* This month I’d like to talk about
Why Does God Care Who I Sleep With? By Sam Allberry This book is a short tome with a wonderful, but simple truth. After reading the book I learned that it is actually a part of a collective of 5 diffe
Newsletter – April, 2022 Greetings from the desk of the Pastor! It’s funny – March happens the same way every single year and yet I always manage to be surprised by it. As tried and true Michiganders, we live in a place that experiences all four seasons (sometimes in the same week). The sun will peek out for a moment or two, and then there might be a frost on the ground the very next day! Even though I know it’s coming – I always have to grumble a bit and get my coat back ou