Church Blog (Page 2)

Church Blog (Page 2)

Understanding Christ’s Two Natures

Understanding Christ’s Two Natures For the past few weeks, my sermons have focused on Christ’s divinity; this Sunday, July 30, 2017, I’m preaching on the topic of Christ’s humanity. Since the 1st century AD, all Christians have held that Christ is 100% human and 100% God. Christ’s combination of human and divine natures is called the hypostatic union. The Church…

Was Hitler a Christian?

Was Hitler a Christian? Today, May 8th, is V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day). On this day in 1945, the Nazis surrendered to the Allied Powers who had been systematically demolishing Hitler’s stranglehold on mainland Europe since June 6th, D-Day, of the previous year. Now this day’s significance can’t be comprehensively without resorting to speculation;…

What Is This TV Show Teaching My Kids?

What Is This TV Show Teaching My Kids? God said, “Let us make man in our image.”[1] Aside from the heavy Trinitarian implications, this verse teaches us something about who we are as humans. We are fundamentally different from everything else which God has made. We are the pinnacle of God’s good creation; He cares for no other part of the created order…

What Every Pastor Wants

What Every Pastor Wants A few weeks ago, my wife’s flatiron unexpectedly gave up the ghost. Like the good, dutiful husband I am, or at least attempt to be on my better days, I bought her a replacement flatiron which arrived in the mail later that week. Now, this process revealed two things to me. First, flatirons are outrageously expensive! I’m currently…

Bad Reasons to be a Non-Christian

Bad Reasons to be a Non-Christian People have reasons for just about everything they do. Some people voted for Clinton, others voted for Trump. They both have reasons for their decision. One of my wife’s (many) quirks is that she wants every available condiment put on her burgers and French fries. I, however, prefer just one condiment—BBQ sauce in case you were…