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The Best Book on Missions I Ever Read

  As we begin a series on Missions here at Faith Church, I thought I would share a few thoughts about the best book I have ever read on the topic of missions - Let the Nations Be Glad by John Piper. This book is now in its third edition (I have a copy of the first edition, so any quotes...

The Art of Apology

This past weekend at Faith Church, we concluded our 4 week series on navigating conflict called “weHarmony” by focusing on the topic of forgiveness. In that message, we thought about what forgiveness is and is not. In particular, we need to know that forgiveness is not sweeping the...

Questions from Genesis

Over the past few weeks, Faith Church’s 4 Year Bible Reading Plan (called Cover to Cover) has been going through the book of Genesis.This has led to a number of questions about some details and stories, and I will try to address a few that have come my way. A good reference resource that...

Reading and Understanding Revelation

People have many questions about the Bible and theology. When the participants in our small groups were asked what they would like to learn more about in future sessions, not surprisingly, a common topic was on Revelations.  As a pastor, I have received many questions over the years on how...

Judge Not....or How Not to Judge

Since we looked at Matthew 7:1-6 to kick off our "weHarmony" series looking at conflict, I thought it could be helpful to re-post some comments on Matthew 7:1 that I made as part of a series on "Bible Verses in their Context" on this blog in 2017. A friend of mine told me that the best-known...