The Canard of ‘Homophobia’ and How to Combat it

January 5, 2022 0 Comments

A “canard” is an unfounded story or accusation, often repeated enough that it is preceded by the adjective “old canard,” meaning that it has been fully debunked by all those but people with an impenetrable disinterest in making better arguments. I was approached by a young person from my congregation who wanted to know how …

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

October 31, 2021 0 Comments

HALLOWEEN: SHOULD A CHRISTIAN PARTICIPATE?  BE INFORMED  My goal is not to tell you what to do. I’m not that kind of pastor. My job is to reprove with Scripture (2 Timothy 4:2) and let you decide as the Spirit leads you to truth (John 16:13).   The origins of Halloween are simple. It derived from …

Protected: Sermon: Ten Rebukes

September 19, 2021 0 Comments

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The Holy Sacrament of Potluck

September 5, 2021 0 Comments

Baptism. Communion. Potluck. These are all sacraments, right? Well, technically no. Believe it or not, potluck is not the third ordinance of the New Testament Church. Although, that doesn’t mean it’s not important. Hear me out. THE DECLINE OF POTLUCK Churches across America used to do potluck ubiquitously. It was just a part of congregational life …