Last Week's Sermon Netcast: Isaiah 4-5

Click on the link to download a netcast of my latest sermon from Isaiah 4-5 on Fruitfulness and the presence of God.  We presently have videos available of my sermons at Nuevo Community Church or you can just click on the link on the sidebar. I am in the process of upgrading the blog and […]

Kingdom Assignment: Fair Haven Ministries Style

My good friend Tom Devries pastors Fair Haven Ministries in Michigan.  They recently did the Kingdom Assigment at their church and the story was picked up by NPR.  Pretty cool.  Check out the NPR story here.

Calvinism's comeback

Time Magazine includes Calvinism in their list of the “10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now”.  Other ideas included “Amortality” and “BioBanks”.

Typology & Daniel 6

Here are the links I promised to those of you in OT Survey and Bible study on Daniel. Tonight’s Old Testament Class covered the issue of typology.    Good article on Typology  by W. Edward Glenny from Journal of Evangelical Theology (JETS).  Here is another version of the same article by Glenny, easier to read as […]

Evangelicalism's End?

Michael Spencer (the Internet Monk) has written a series of articles on what he calls the “Coming Evangelical Collapse” which he parlayed into an article in the Christian Science Monitor.

Should we tell the kids?

To tell or not to tell, this is a common problem many parents with shady personal  histories face.  Should we tell the kids about our past drug usage?  How about a relational indiscretion?  What part of our past must we reveal to our children? This is not as difficult as it may seem at first […]

You Are Not Your Brain

Philosopher and professor at UC Berkeley Alva Noe has written a book entitled “Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness”.  This is a fascinating topic that spans the disciplines of biology, psychology, neuro-science, philosophy and theology. Noe has a video on Edge the Third […]

Amazing Grace in the Coliseum in Rome

Here is a great rendition of Amazing Grace, tough to do an old classic impressively, but the environment helps, and they sing pretty good too. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2239568&w=425&h=350&fv=clip_id%3D2021830%26server%3Dvimeo.com%26autoplay%3D0%26fullscreen%3D1%26md5%3D0%26show_portrait%3D0%26show_title%3D0%26show_byline%3D0%26context%3Duser%3A808030%26context_id%3D%26force_embed%3D0%26multimoog%3D%26color%3D00ADEF%26force_info%3Dundefined] more about “Il Divo – Amazing Grace“, posted with vodpod

Dennis Prager on Human Nature

Here is an interesting article by Dennis Prager called Is There Really Only One Human Race? I don’t agree with Dennis here, the Christian view of man’s nature is that none are good and all fall short of God’s glory.  In order to understand the Bible’s teaching on the nature of man we need to […]

The Energetic Pastor

In the Federalist Papers, Alexander Hamilton writes about the position of President, and in Federalist Paper 70 he raises the issue of Energy in the Executive.  The fledgling union was struggling to put together a form of government that recognized the strength of a single Executive without the abuses of the monarchy from which they […]