Church, Ecclesiology (Church)

Nobody Here But Us Sheep

Let's consider the times Jesus referred to his kingdom as sheep. Jesus really tackles this idea in John 10: As his sheep, we hear his voice and recognize his authority over us (v 2) We follow him only (vv 3-4) We do not follow the voices of strange shepherds (v 5) He protects us as… Continue reading Nobody Here But Us Sheep

Church, General, Theology

Bloggers and Church Authority

Out of Ur posted an interesting discussion from the Elephant Room that touched on non-pastor bloggers and authority in the church. In the panel discussing the topic are a couple of my favorite pastors: Matt Chandler and Perry Noble. I have respect for their ministries primarily because they have respect for God's word. Also present… Continue reading Bloggers and Church Authority

Church, Heritage & Grace Merger, Media, Movies and TV

Why I Love Our Elders

Last night, we had a joint elders meeting. Our merged congregation has been such a miraculous thing to start with that I think all of us are still kind of trying to keep up with the Holy Spirit. It is such a privilege to serve with these guys, and I'm not just saying that to… Continue reading Why I Love Our Elders