BLOG: Light Out of Darkness

We think of the 15th and 16th centuries as a time of great enlightenment and prosperity for the world. Michelangelo, Columbus, DaVinci, and the printing press are just some of the Renaissance Era’s highlights. The world was moving past the barbarism of the Dark Ages. However, not all people groups were enjoying the liberty of…

BLOG: Ripped Out of Context

We Christians are rarely surprised when unbelievers say and do un-Christian things, but we tend to let our defenses down and give the benefit of the doubt to anyone who takes Bible verses out of context and uses them to prop up their own personal beliefs. After all, who is it hurting? Maybe speaking the…

BLOG: Embracing Weakness

Companion Blog to “God’s Power“, from December 9, 2018 The sermon I’m covering this week takes us through one of my favorite passages, 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5. It’s a little long to post here, so please grab a Bible and refresh your memory. Paul lays out some harsh words to the folks in the Corinthian church. He basically tells them that there…

BLOG: “Christ-Like Strength” in a Social Justice World

As our church goes through the book of 1 Corinthians, Paul instructs us on avoiding division in the church. He deals with sexual immorality, idolatry, etc. Today we have a new threat that is creeping into our more liberal churches and could potentially trickle down into our most steadfast churches. According to reformed church leaders…

BLOG: The Root of All Conflict

Do you have divisions, conflicts, and arguments within your family, with friends or church family? Why does this happen? How does it all get started? Is there a way to head it off at the pass or even stop it? Pastor Wilson speaks to believers with unique conflict challenges in the first half of “Words…