The Cost of Confessing Christ

Everything about Jesus inspired curiosity. Everyone had questions: “Where did he come from?” “How can he teach like that?” “How can he heal like that?” “How can he talk to the Pharisees like that.” The question that everyone wanted an answer for was, “Who is this guy?” Jesus puts the question to his disciples in […]

Keep the Sabbath?

The concept of Sabbath rest is arguably a major theme throughout Scripture, particularly the Old Testament. There is a rich imagery associated with this concept underlying much of the New Testament as well. Understanding the critical role that the idea of Sabbath rest played in the Old Testament  is important if we are going to […]

The “Church”

Simply put: The church is not a “why” The church is not a “what” The church is not a “how” The church is not a “when” The church is not a “where” The church is a “who” The “who” (Christians) meet at different “wheres” (address, location, etc.) at different “whens” (times, days, etc.) with different […]