31 Days to Become a Better Pastor: Love Your Congregation

Pastor

The two most important things a pastor needs to do is to love God and love people. Often the loving of God comes easier than the love for people. Some people are easier to love […]

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What C.S. Lewis Can Teach Us About True Love

C.S. Lewis

Love is one of the highest values of our culture. It is the subject of countless songs and stories. But what do we mean by love? Zachary Krueger turns to C.S. Lewis for wisdom on the […]

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Advent Four: Love

Sermons

This is sermon based on 1 John 4:7-12 that I preached at the Spanish congregation at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction In addition to my role as a pastor at Queen Street Baptist Church, I […]

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Tough Love: What Does It Mean To Love Our Enemies?

Love

A sermon based on Luke 6:27-36 and preached at Queen Street Baptist Church. Introduction I don’t think that I need to preach too hard on the importance of love. I’m sure that there are very few […]

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All You Need is Love

Love

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church based on 1 John 4:7-12. Introduction If we were to tune into a random radio station, how long do you think it would take for us to […]

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Got My Good News!

Good News

I was giving great thought to what I should share for my weekly good news post. Our family is still going through a difficult time. I am still in the process of finding a full-time […]

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Faith Test: Love

Sermons

1 John 2:7-11; 3:11-20 Introduction Last time we discovered that one of the tests for faith is that of sin. However, Christianity is not as simple as just avoiding sin. Christianity is much more complex. […]

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She is My Valentine

One this Valentine’s Day I want to ask, How do you know when it is love? The emotions are great. I remember our wedding day and seeing Amanda walking down the aisle. What a beautiful […]

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Devotions: 2 Thessalonians

Apologetics and Theology

A devotion based on 2 Thessalonians 1:3. A thanksgiving was a normal part of an ancient letter. Paul took what was a routine section of a letter and infused it with meaning. When Paul says […]

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5 Ways That Christianity is Unique

The uniqueness of Christianity One of the most common claims is that all religions are the same. This is incredibly false. Each religion has its own claim to being unique. Here are five ways in […]

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Heart vs. Head

Apologetics and Theology

One of the reasons people don’t want to be involved in apologetics is that they do not want to have a intellectual faith. If they had to choose between a head faith and a heart […]

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Devotions: Jonah

Apologetics and Theology

A devotion based on Jonah 4:2. Jonah is known for being the prophet swallowed by a fish. However, the most significant part of the book occurs near the end. Jonah had been hoping for the […]

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Atheism and the Problem of Love

Apologetics and Theology

Atheism claims to have reason on its side. I think that is an incredible overstatement. However, I would like to look at something else. How do atheists explain love? According to atheists, love is just […]

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Karl Barth on Grace

Apologetics and Theology

When God loves, revealing His inmost being in the fact that He loves and therefore seeks and creates fellowship, this being and doing is divine and distinct from all other loving to the extent that […]

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The Power of Love

Romans 12 Introduction There are many things that people of different religions and philosophies disagree on but there is one thing that almost everyone agrees on: the importance of love.  It doesn’t matter of you […]

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Love and Power

I recently had a conversation with someone about what it means for God to be all-powerful and all-loving.  Since I don’t want this to be just buried in the comments section, I thought I would […]

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Apologetics of Love

Love

It is always a fair question to ask: Why Christianity?  Why choose to be a Christian rather than adopt any other worldview?  I can see a number of good reasons but there is one that […]

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Sermon on the Mount Part Two

“Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are going with him to court, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in […]

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A Hymn of Love for Leaders

Something else that I enjoyed from James Lawrence’s Growing Leaders is this hymn loosely based on 1 Corinthians 13. If I cast a vision with the tongues of people and angels, but lead without the […]

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