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

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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