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A Mighty Fortress is Our God

In addition to being Halloween, October 31 is also known as Reformation Day, and Christians often use this day to reflect upon the legacy and work of Martin Luther because on October 31, 1517, Luther posted his “95 Theses” on the church doors in the German town of Wittenberg. The...

The Organization of the Book of Psalms

This week we started reading in the Psalms as part of our 4-Year Bible Reading Plan at Faith Church. Psalms is the longest book of the Bible with 150 chapters; if you read 6 chapters a week, it would take you 25 weeks (that’s half a year) to get through it...and that’s if you read...

Insights from the Book of Job

The people of Faith Church have been journeying through the Old Testament Book of Job over the past few weeks as part of our 4-Year Bible Reading Plan. The Book of Job is relevant and interesting because it addresses a topic that we all need to consider -- suffering, and in particular, suffering...

Not a Tax or a Tip but an Act of Trust

Christian churches typically have an offering as part of their worship services, with the Reformed tradition including this as a key part of the liturgy as a way to respond to God’s grace in our lives. In many ways, this offering (and the Christian discipline of giving tithes and...

Contending For the Faith

After journeying through the Apostles’ Creed and thinking what to post about next, my mind turned toward the New Testament Book of Jude. Jude is easy to overlook because it has only one chapter and may take up only a page or two in your Bible. The reason I thought about this book is that...