SF 20- Jesus Wants to Save Them, Too (Mark series #4)

podcast May 09, 2019

 

This talk takes us to chapter 2 of Mark and one of the most famous stories of all, the story in which Jesus heals that’s lowered through a roof by his four friends.

Now, before we go there, we talk about the geography of the area for a bit. You see, Jesus’ home based became...

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The Ichabod Church and Basil

“And thus was he called Ichabod, for the glory of the Lord had departed.”  1 Samuel 4:21

The rising tide of heresy in the latter half of the fourth century very nearly engulfed the entire church.  Most of the Nicean fathers had either passed into glory or were constrained...

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SF 19- Outsiders are Now Insiders (Mark series #3)

podcast May 02, 2019

 

So we begin our third discussion in the book of Mark with a ramble about George’s library. That leads us to one of the first books Andy notices, a book about the libido.

“Can we say that word on the podcast?” he asks.

George affirms we can. Then, as he’s prone to...

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The Franklin Statement: A Biblical View of Covenant Marriage, Love, and Sexuality

culture family marriage Apr 29, 2019

It is God who has established, sanctified, and ordained Covenant Marriage (Genesis 2:18-25). Therefore, all things governing its definition, initiation, nature, purpose, sanctity, recognition, and perpetuation must be determined by His Word and by His Word alone (Deuteronomy 4:2, 12:32).

Jesus...

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SF 18- And That Was Just the Beginning (Mark series #2)

podcast Apr 25, 2019

 

In talk #2 from the Gospel of Mark we move straight into chapter 1. We find out immediately (immediately being a work Mark uses a lot), that there are a few important themes emerging.

First, Mark writes about “the beginning of the Gospel of Jesus.”

Dr. Grant reminds us that...

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The Church Plant that Eats Together Stays Together

There is nothing quite as effective in ministry as fellowship around the table.

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, nurturing genuine covenant community is no easy task.  Missional and relational rootedness requires deliberateness and intentionality.  It can be hard and messy...

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SF 17- Mark: A Man of Flimsy Faith Who Learned to StandFast (Mark series #1)

In the ancient world, authors often wrote themselves into stories. They didn’t necessarily tell you they were making a cameo, but they were there. “Insiders” who knew the author well would see the tell-tale signs and realize what was happening.

Turns out, Mark came from a...

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Endurance: From Beginning to End

The race really does go to the tortoise and not the hare.  It is perseverance that ultimately will win the prize, not knowledge, not talent, and not connections.  It is that undying tenacity that sets itself on the end, that finishes the race, that completes the task, and that fulfills...

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SF 16- The Man We Weren't Supposed to Know About (Bunyan)

podcast Apr 11, 2019

John Bunyan is a man you and I weren’t every supposed to hear about. In fact, the people who imprisoned him for the better part of 17 years declared that his name should forever perish.

Ironically, that statement is engraved in stone- and we have no idea of the name of the man who made the...

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Word Play: Doxology

words Apr 08, 2019

A doxology is a short chorus of praise to the Lord, often sung as a stand-alone piece or as a coda at the conclusion of psalms, hymns, or canticles. The word comes from the Greek doxa, meaning, “appearance” or “glory,” and logia, meaning, “study” or...

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