In my opinion C. S. Lewis’s series of radio addresses called Mere Christianity reach their zenith in the chapter on Hope. Here we find the famous line; “If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.” He […]
Building Better Relationships II (Sermon) Video
Building Better Relationships II (Honor) Bethel Church–Jackson, Michigan June 16, 2019 AM Ken Pierpont, Lead Pastor
Is Wright Right? Is He Clear?
Listening to N. T. Wright today argue that Romans 3-5 are not so much about “how to be saved.” When he speaks he is often especially clear and lucid, but when he speaks about his “new perspective on Paul” I have never heard him be clear and understandable and complete. He seems, to my mind, […]
What Are You Becoming?
Most of us are tempted to be judgmental and critical—to examine other people’s sins more than our own. It starts out as a bit of an indulgence—just yielding to a little innocent temptation to drop a word of criticism and cynical barb—a little witty jab into the conversation. It feels good and it draws a […]
3 Kinds of Friends You Need
The Kind of Friends You Need 1. You need friends who refresh you in the things of the Lord. 2 Timothy 1:16 The Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain… 2. You need friends who will stimulate you to love and good […]
I read this story this evening from pastor John Van Pay. He is the pastor and founder of Gateway Christian Fellowship in San Antonio, Texas. It broke my heart and stirred my soul…