Archives for Apr 2017

Lasting Lessons for Life Together - Paul’s Letter to Philemon

The Christian worldview transcends culture and personal rights and calls us to life together. Life ...

Pour Your Heart Out

“Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us&r...

Writing and Rest

Sojourners, I'm really excited for the next two weeks of preaching at Sojourners Church. We are cal...

Holy Week Sunday - He Is Risen, So Go Tell Others

(Account taken from Mark 16, Matthew 28, Luke 24, and John 20) It's early morning on the 3rd day. T...

Union with Christ: Romans 6:1-14

Introduction: Our Problem: The Penalty and Power of Sin (vv.1-3 and various) Our Hope: Union With C...

Holy Week Saturday - Tomb Security and Silence

The next day, that is, after the day of Preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered be...

Holy Week Friday - Slandered, Sentenced, and Slain

Jesus ended late Thursday night praying in anguish and submission to his Father, “Abba, Father...

Holy Week Thursday - Selfless Service And Sacrificial Love

On Thursday, the stage is set for Jesus and his disciples to eat the Passover meal together in the u...

Holy Week Wednesday - The Crowds Flock, The Leaders Plot

The previous days had been busy ones for Jesus. Colors, noise, motions and emotions—all words ...

Holy Week Tuesday - All Authority Is Christ's

On Monday, we saw Jesus as a Holy King who stands squarely against sin and injustice. Today, Tuesday...

Holy Week Monday - A Holy King in an Unholy Temple

 It was the time of the Passover. Jerusalem was filled to the brim with people, many travelers ...

Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:1-17: "Be Adorers of Christ"

Introduction: Why This Week Matters 1. The People's Hosanna: What were they saying? (vv.8-9, 15-16)...

Sojourners Divorce and Re-Marriage Guidelines

At Sojourners Church, we know that one of the most painful experiences of someone’s life often...

Every Breath For the Glory of God

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. - 1 Corinthians 10:31 ...