Monthly Archives: November 2012

Advent – Expectations

One of the fun things about being a human is the things that we expect from one another.  For some strange and unexplainable reason we believe that it is reasonable to expect something from someone else. I expect you to…(enter … Continue reading

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Vision Part 1 – Who are we?

I was recently reading an article by Rick Warren titled “7 Ways to Help Others Understand the Vision.”  As part of the Healthy Church Initiative (HCI) process we developed and announced a new vision.  I have written about it, held … Continue reading

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Apathetic

This is the last of a four-part blog post on my message series “2012 – Is This the End?”  It deals with a few after-thoughts about our response to current world affairs and the dominant end times theology that is rattling around … Continue reading

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The Event

When I hear the phrase “the event” I think of how television networks promote something big that is coming up.  You know: – The event of the year – The biggest event ever – The biggest and the brightest on … Continue reading

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The Promise

We are near the end of a message series at church titled “2012 – Is This the End?”  Last week I posted a blog about the “signs of the times.”  This week I am going to post twice so that … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

“So put to death the sinful, earthly things lurking within you…Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tender-hearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.  Make allowance for each other’s faults, and … Continue reading

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