2. Holiness Gone Wrong: Identity

This is a gutsy and very personal sermon in which I lay out one of the major, deep heart issues which make us act like Pharisees, even when we are trying to serve God.

1. Holiness Gone Wrong: The Pharisees

Continuing in my series on "Holiness Gone Wrong," this sermon examines the question of what a Pharisee truly is, and why Jesus warned His church so strongly against them.

Pestering my Barthian Teacher

This e-mail is OLD: however, it represents my first interest in Barth, and a request for a class exclusively on Karl Barth, which (perhaps because of my pestering) finally came […]

2. Peace With God (Romans 5:1, Ecclesiastes)

This easter, we celebrate having "peace with God," (Romans 5:1) But why should we care? Isn't God already at peace with us? An examination of Ecclesiastes, and the human condition, and what Jesus truly saves us from.

1. Faith 101 (Romans 1-4)

We believe that we are saved by grace through faith. But what does that MEAN? In Romans 4, Paul directs our attention to Abraham, to help teach us about saving faith.