Mid-Week Moment | 9.19.2018

Mid-Week Moment | 9.19.2018

SERMON REFLECTION Micah 2 describes the greedy as laying awake at night thinking abut how to exploit others for their gain. Someone challenged me a few years ago with a convicting question: where does your mind go when it is at rest? Where it goes can be an indicator...
Mid-Week Moment | 9.12.2018

Mid-Week Moment | 9.12.2018

SERMON REFLECTION What do I fear would happen if I lost your approval? My gut-level fear is that I could not bear the humiliation, that I would feel insignificant and worthless to a degree that would paralyze me. Or something like that. How do I know approval is an...
Mid-Week Moment | 9.6.2018

Mid-Week Moment | 9.6.2018

SERMON REFLECTION One of the application ideas from this Sunday was to share Romans 8 with someone who needs it. I put the last part of Romans 8 in a text to a friend going through a difficult time the other day. I trust that the Lord’s Word will not return void. If...
Mid-Week Moment | 8.29.2018

Mid-Week Moment | 8.29.2018

SERMON REFLECTION I was challenged by the thought that my adoption as a child of God should shape how I pray, worship, and the motives for my Christian life. Too often I treat my adoption as secondary. I want to be more aware each day of the fact that I am God’s...
Mid-Week Moment | 8.22.2018

Mid-Week Moment | 8.22.2018

SERMON REFLECTION I have been thinking about idols since Adam’s sermon. I was especially struck by his insight that God didn’t call His people to ignore idols, He called them to destroy idols. Am I that committed to completely removing idols from my life?...
Mid-Week Moment | 8.15.2018

Mid-Week Moment | 8.15.2018

SERMON REFLECTION Why does the fact that God is a Trinity matter? It seems irrelevant to daily life. Preparing for this sermon blew me away with the thought that God is drawing me into the love shared by each member of the Trinity. God’s love, including His love...