A short word before we get to anything else. This Sunday Knox Presbyterian had the great privilege of witnessing a member joining by confession of faith and four, yes you read that correctly, FOUR baptisms. It made for a delightful service but you will notice quite a lot of extra voices during the sermon. I […]
The notion of “service” is one that is very difficult for our culture to resonate with. It could be that we keep hearing about the “service industry” and it is one we disdain. It could be the generalized irritation we have with “service calls” that will be done sometime between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM […]
What’s the opposite of servant?
I have been struck lately, as I am sure is obvious, by the limitations of our tendency toward unhelpful binary thinking. So this Sunday I just lay it out in these two sermons where I think the limitations are using John 15:9-17 as my case study. This passage of scripture has lots of really great […]