Archive for June, 2013

Sexual Confusion #3

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Thinking clearly, acting gracefully. The Bible and marriage. Biblical marriage was introduced and woven into the fabric of the biblical narrative from Genesis to Revelation. In Genesis 1 we see God’s intention and design in the created order of humanity. This design is celebrated as a gift that leads to life in the gifts of [...]

Sexual Confusion #2

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Thinking clearly, acting gracefully Why does the definition of marriage matter? Marriage is at the core of how we understand sexuality, human nature and the ordering of society. This is how we build culture and civilization. So, this is a matter of loving God and loving our neighbor, our civilization. This is us living according [...]

Sexual Confusion #1

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Thinking clearly, acting gracefully. In the next few weeks I want to address the raucous media blitzes promoting same sex marriage. I believe that we need to think biblically and respond with great grace into this confusing moral issue. Pat answers, religious platitudes, and harsh judgments are not helpful. There are loud and seemingly incessant [...]

Fathers Day

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Happy Father’s Day The Apostle Paul sets a high bar for those that serve as elders in the church and this bar is a standard for us all. In Titus 1:6 he writes, “The men you choose must be well thought of for their good lives; they must have only one wife and their children [...]