I can’t say I grew up going to church; It was very occasionally. I do remember Vacation Bible School in the summer and Good News Club every Tuesday after school. I remember persistent friends who would invite me to church and youth group throughout high school. But it wasn’t until a time in college that I found myself (finally) at the cross and gave my life to Christ. It was Easter Sunday 1991. Continue reading
The other day I watched this video clip that was titled Sunday’s Comin’. The images that went by depicted Christ’s Passion. The words that were spoken were adapted from a sermon made famous by Dr. Tony Campolo and they went something like this:
It’s Friday. Jesus is arrested in the garden, Peter is sleeping, and Judas is betraying. But Sunday’s comin’.
It’s Friday. Pilate is struggling, the council is conspiring, the crowd is vilifying. But Sunday’s comin’. Continue reading
Each week as we gather as the church, we have the powerful opportunity to proclaim and declare our love for, thanks to, submission under, joy about our Great God. Each of us with our different gifts, personalities, backgrounds, and experiences come together to hear what this One True God has to say to us from His Word. We worship by singing, praying, preaching, listening, serving.
Worship is our response to God. That is very basic, I know. Continue reading