Jesus! His Name Literally Means…

To Save! Jesus is the English version of the Hebrew word/name Yeshua. Yeshua means “to save.” She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins (Matthew 1:21). One of my favorite parts of the Christmas story takes place sometime after the birth […]

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Remembering & Forgetting

And Getting Them Right… Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead… (2 Timothy 2:8) …But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on…  (Philippians 3:13-14) The problem with the human race is that we remember what we should forget, and we forget what we should remember.  (Jeffrey […]

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Your Best Christmas Ever!

Christmas Season 2018: What if … just maybe … perhaps … possibly… it could be your best Christmas ever? What do you think? What would you like? I was talking with our worship and preaching team the other day and I mentioned there are three challenges we have with every new Christmas season. First, there are […]

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Inspire Me

  In his book, Who is This Man?, John Ortberg says, “Everyone is wearing an unseen sign that reads: Inspire me. Remind me that my life matters; call me to be my best self; appeal to whatever in me is most noble and honorable. Don’t let me go down the path of least resistance. Challenge […]

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A Necessary Word About Sin

The Prodigal Prophet is a collection of sermons and reflections by Tim Keller on the prophet Jonah. If you have never read anything by Keller, I recommend you check out any of these other books: The Prodigal God, about the lost son and elder son parable. Counterfeit Gods, about the idols of our time (like […]

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