Why Jesus Makes Himself Known

Jesus makes himself known for at least two reasons: so that you will faithfully believe and fearlessly follow. I draw this from John 21, where twice we read in the first 14 verses that Jesus “revealed” (21:1, 14) himself to the disciples. The word revealed … Read More

Q Zone: Curious About Cornelius

Our time in Acts 10-11 has spawned a number of questions, but since we didn’t take any “live” last week at the 10:30 service, here’s some insight to three of them that came in during that service. 1. In light of Isaiah 49, why do … Read More

9 in 5 from 10

While evangelical believers all agree the Gospel is, through and through, about the life of Jesus, to put it concisely and succinctly is another matter. How do you sum up this “good news” in a way that is doctrinally accurate, historically precise, and relationally sensitive? … Read More

Q Zone: Probing Peter

Peter’s encounter with three people in Acts 9-10 was the focus of my message last week (listen here), and it produced a number of questions from a variety of angles. So let’s probe Peter’s situations further, providing some insight into four specific inquiries. Q: “Was … Read More

Q Zone: Honest Questions About the Holy Spirit from Acts 8

There’s now way around it — Acts 8 presents some interesting situations that seem more exceptional than normative in the New Testament, especially in regards to activity surrounding the Holy Spirit. What is one to do and think? Though I indirectly addressed these questions as … Read More