Preparing for Worship // February 17, 2019

Preparing for Worship // February 17, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Every time my family went to the beach growing up, we had the same routine. We would lay out a blanket, put all of our things down, and apply liberal amounts of sunscreen right away (and then forget to re-apply for the rest of the […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 02.10.19

How is Jesus better than the angels? How does one bolster their confidence in Christ? What can you do to put even more trust in Jesus? Where is Jesus right now? What is he doing there? Why is this comforting?

Preparing for Worship // February 10, 2019

Preparing for Worship // February 10, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) Angelology is an area of theology where most of our creativity may have gotten away from us. Not many Christians have a robust, well thought out theology of angels and demons. Pop-culture has told us that angels are humans in bright robes with eagles’ wings, […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 02.03.18

How is Jesus’ speaking different than God speaking through the prophets before Jesus? How is Jesus’ speaking better? Why should we listen to him? How are we to listen to Jesus? How are you doing at listening to him? Read Hebrews 1:1-4 again. What things does this passage explicitly and implicitly tell us about Jesus? […]

Preparing for Worship // February 03, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) One of the most popular refrains in all hymnody is, “Jesus loves me! this I know, For the Bible tells me so”. Anna Bartlett Warner wrote this song specifically to teach it to children, and over 150 years later, all around the world Christians still […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.27.19

How can you personally give yourself to reproducing healthy churches? Why should you do this? What is Jesus asking His disciples to do in Matthew 28? What elements are essential to doing the Great Commission? There are a lot of really good churches in Charlotte. Does that mean the Great Commission is accomplished here? Why […]

Preparing for Worship // January 27, 2019

Preparing for Worship // January 27, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) I have been in Charlotte for a year and a half now, and am still amazed by how many churches there are here! It’s ridiculous! Charlotte is the only city I have lived in where it is easier to give directions from church building to […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.20.19

1. Why does God want His people to be a helping neighbor? 2. What does God promise to those who give? What Bible verses support this? 3. How has God blessed you to be a blessing to others? How might you help others generously?

Preparing for Worship // January 20, 2019

Preparing for Worship // January 20, 2019

(Email subscribers: Click the title above to view the Spotify playlist) I have only seen a couple of episodes, but I am fascinated by the TV show “Hoarders.” Every episode has two people who for one reason or another cannot get rid of their possessions. You get a glimpse into their homes and see piles of […]

Sermon Reflection Questions – 01.13.19

What does it mean to be a loving witness? How do nonbelievers call upon Jesus to be saved? Who are three people you can be a loving witness to this week?