Stewards of Grace

Stewards of Grace

The church exists to make much of Christ, not the church. This signifies stewardship. No one else on earth is charged with, or is capable of, this high responsibility. We are beginning a new three-part series seeking to refresh our hearts in these truths. It has two...
Show Us Your Majesty

Show Us Your Majesty

Show Us Your Majesty A Series on the Olivet Discourse God-with-us departs. It is a culminating ichabod. Jerusalem is being left desolate—gloriless. Anxiety appears to arrest the disciples as Jesus leaves the temple cursed. They struggle to make sense of what is...
Claiming the Kingdom

Claiming the Kingdom

Claiming the Kingdom The Coming and the Crisis The Coming The fullness of time had come. None could have known the immeasurable magnitude of the events that would now unfold. They are immense and intolerable to human instinct. The hosts of heaven studied every step...
Inheritance

Inheritance

As saints, are we mourning over the loss of what we cannot keep more than rejoicing over the gain of what we cannot lose? All of us in Christ have obtained an inheritance of unspeakable riches. Not because of our doing, but because of His, so that we who are Christ’s...
Sojourning for the Savior

Sojourning for the Savior

Living for Christ makes us different in this world. We are not in step with its kingdoms. In a Christless culture, we are sojourners and strangers. Our views and values are not according to the lenses and loves of this world. Christ is our King and His kingdom is our...
Toward the Kingdom

Toward the Kingdom

A definitive departure marks the beginning of the end. Jesus leaves Galilee. He will not return until He is crucified and risen. At this turn, geography hints at theology. Jesus is leading His disciples to the Holy City, the capital of the kingdom. Matthew records the...