How many of you Christians out there are barely holding it together?I know the inclination should be towards joy and … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: Un-Joyfully God’s
There aren’t any Christians that wouldn’t cheer the idea of another church. It’s like a rallying cry that the kingdom is … Continue Reading Church Plant Memoirs: Just Another Church?
I preached this sermon on December 30, 2018. If you happen to give it a listen, I hope you find … Continue Reading New Year’s Remembrances: A Sermon
I’m a life-long New Yorker, and I have the pleasure of working minutes from the neighborhood I grew up in … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: Specks and Logs
I think we can all agree that there is not a more popular writer on Christ Hold Fast than Chad … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: I’m Not Chad Bird
This sermon is from October of this year and I talk about Jesus, the Pharisees and Tax Collectors and Sinners. Give … Continue Reading Eating With Tax Collectors: A Sermon
I saw a beautiful picture of grace yesterday. A real bestowing of favor on someone less deserving. I saw a … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: Grace Twists Braids
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: A Cloud Full Of Grace
Sitting at a dimly lit bar, drinking a Newcastle Ale, I can feel the allure of being here. It’s lunchtime. … Continue Reading What I Found At The Bottom of My Glass…
I don’t know if I have followers left. I haven’t written anything here or at Christ Hold Fast in a … Continue Reading How Do We Run?: A Sermon
My Pastor requested that I preach again, so I did. I talked about Jonah and his rebellion and God and … Continue Reading Trust In Jonah: A Sermon
You see the picture on the right? Some people look at this picture and see the determination of the tree pushing … Continue Reading Life, From Brokenness
Jesus… You have never given up, never surrendered. Even upon dying, you never wavered. You never stood stronger than when … Continue Reading Statues Fall, Christ Remains
[New] The Prosperity That Matters.
I wrote it, but don’t read it, it’ll probably annoy you.
#Random #ProsperityGospel #Lutheranism #TheGospel
Maybe, I’m just not a good Christian. I say that because I’ll never admit total victory over any of my … Continue Reading The Christian Life: Struggle, Resist, Be Forgiven, Repeat
Can you help me out? I find in the pages of the Bible, a God who constantly saves. Right from … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: God Alone Saves, Right?