Hail Mary, Given Grace [T.F. Torrance and Grace in the Annunciation]

Tonight on Christmas Eve we celebrate the fact that to us a Savior was born. He was born in the little town of Bethlehem to a faith-filled virgin. Hear what T.F. Torrance has to say about Mary and the pattern of grace we see in the virgin birth… In the virgin birth we are givenContinue reading “Hail Mary, Given Grace [T.F. Torrance and Grace in the Annunciation]”

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Experiencing The Trinity

The Trinitarian revival that has been experienced among academic theology has now started to trickle its way down into popular theology. This is a good thing! We can always get better at knowing God’s heart – and the way to really do that is to dive deeper into his Trinitarian character and nature. A coupleContinue reading “Experiencing The Trinity”

Do We Worship the Holy Spirit?

I have run into several people across the years who have been very adamant about the notion that as Christians we should not pray to the Holy Spirit, sing to the Holy Spirit, or worship the Holy Spirit. They say that all of our worship/prayer ought to be focused on Father, through Jesus. Are theyContinue reading “Do We Worship the Holy Spirit?”

The Challenge of Acts 2:42-47 (pt. 1)

The Challenge So this week I was given the task of preaching on Acts 2:42-47, what the NIV calls “The Fellowship of the Believers.” Normally being given this text to preach is every preacher’s dream. Its so easy! You just preach about community and how to do church! To a certain extent I can resonateContinue reading “The Challenge of Acts 2:42-47 (pt. 1)”