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Category: Sermons

What is the Gospel? A Response to Liberalism and the Emergent Church

Eventually, however, I began to see some flaws in Emergent, and I eventually realized that Emergent was not for me. Since then, I have been on a journey to understand the Emergent church (see posts on Emergent here). Things began to come clear for me when I heard Mark Driscoll divide the Emergent Church into four categories, with the latter category associated with "Liberalism" (more details here). I then began a year-long study to understand Liberalism...

Psalm 51: how to repent like a champ!

Psalm 51 is my "go to" passage when I need to repent. Written by David after the Bathsheba escapade, it is a psalm of aching and pure repentance, which charts a path from sin, to becoming a "man after God's own heart."

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.