Temple Mount Sermon

Some Clutter, Some Fig Puns, and the Temple Mount Video from my sermon on Mark 11 from Hosanna-Shakopee Here’s my 2nd sermon in Hosanna‘s “Peaks of Scripture” series. I also gave a version of this message to the incoming students at Crown College. This one, about Jesus cleansing the Temple, …

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Fostering the Good Fight

… continued from PART 1: Festering the Argumentative Spirit …   One of my kids declared once that they wanted to be a famous movie star. I said, “Okay, how could you make that happen.” Their response was, ”Well, maybe I could do something funny, get discovered, and then they’d …

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Festering the Argumentative Spirit

To God, the “adults” in our society must frequently look like a couple of arguing kids. We are a culture consumed with ignorant arguments that only start fights. We are a people overwhelmed by foolish quarrels. The breakdown of civility and the embrace of immaturity reminds me of this video: …

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No Need to Apply (Part 2)

Let Jesus Mess With You Jesus is not a topical cream He is not a principle to apply He is not an App to download He is more dangerous than that He is personal He is knowable And so are you Follow me here. Walk with me here, not for …

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No Need To Apply (Part 1)

There are two opposite dangers that could overwhelm you, should you engage in Christianity. One danger is that you will be overwhelmed, without even noticing, by an accidental apathy– simply because you become accustomed to an “understanding about” God. The other danger, just as serious as the first, is that …

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