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The Complexities of Sexuality, Theology, and The Church – Blog 3: Marriage pt.1 John Stott

For the sake of time (yours and mine), moving forward I’m going to simplify some arguments but give you some examples of theologians and authors, books, articles, and videos to look at and listen to that will assist you in developing further, or perhaps changing your stance and perspective on the matter.   Over the next couple blogs we’ll look… Read more →

POP CULTURE MONDAY: Thanos and God pt. 1

Okay, I have waited long enough, I think, to do or say anything regarding Avengers: Infinity War. If you haven’t seen it, stop reading and come back later, unless you don’t care about spoilers or have already had it spoiled. *********************************************************************************** Thanos is the big bad foil for our favourite superheros, the Avengers (along with The Guardians as well), but… Read more →

Reckless Love pt. 3 – A poignant thought and example

This is part 3 of a blog reflecting further on a sermon message I gave in reference to the worship song, “Reckless Love.” Please join in the conversation with your thoughts and reflections.   I was speaking with another person after the service Sunday night and this person has obviously had some bad experiences with love. He said that he… Read more →

Reckless Love pt. 2 Reckless But Committed

This is part 2 of a blog reflecting on a sermon I preached in relation to the worship song “Reckless Love.”   “Reckless, but Committed”   Consider, still, the question, “are we called to love recklessly?” I could make sense of such a claim. Like, for instance showing love to the homeless simply because God asks us to (see pt.… Read more →

Reflections on the Sovereignty and Providence of God Panel Discussion

Hey guys, I hope you all enjoyed the discussion last night. Thanks to those who put in questions. I felt like, while some things were made a bit more clear for some of us, there were still some questions raised, which is good. Explore those questions with your home groups, with your family members, and with the Hope pastors. Next… Read more →