Responsible Freedom

We sometimes allow ourselves to hold on to the false notion that the “early church” was pristine and that all its theology was settled. The impulse this false notion leads to, especially among low-church folks like us Baptists, is that if we could only get back to the early church all of our problems would go away. But it’s a lie.

Painfully Hopeful

On the day of Pentecost, not long after Jesus’ ascension, the Spirit came down and rested “like tongues of fire” on each of the disciples’ heads, and they began to speak in other languages.

No One Closer

This is an edited manuscript of my sermon for April 26, 2015. It is based on Hebrews 2:1-15. Last week we walked through Hebrews chapter 1 and discovered how Hebrews…