O, Come Let Us Adore Him

November 29, 2018

This advent season, I am making a very conscientious effort to find moments to be still and remember the reason for the season – to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. With the calendar quickly filling up, holiday events to plan for, numerous meals to prepare, gift shopping to do – … Read More

Commitment vs. Involvement

November 21, 2018

When you sit down to have a breakfast of bacon and eggs, one can easily say the chicken was involved. The pig, on the other hand, was committed. Likewise, at Thanksgiving dinner, the turkey was committed. Perhaps these are not the most pleasant thoughts when enjoying dinner, but as a Christian it’s a concept we … Read More

As Surely As

November 15, 2018

Pastor Kevin DeYoung asks the following questions of believers: have you ever come to church feeling dirty for the way that you stared at a young woman at the Gap, or sat through an entire sermon thinking about how you blew up at your kids that morning, or come to the end of a worship … Read More

Suspicious of Christ’s Blood

November 8, 2018

The following took place a few years back in Aurora, Denver. “And if you’re right, what do I do?,” that was her question.  Given the context, it was a good one. For the past hour we were discussing the effects of her sin on her family. How selfish decisions, small and great, had created ruptures … Read More

Love of Christ

October 11, 2018

Hello GRC! This past Sunday, in our latest sermon series, Ephesians 2 showed us how the varied bloodlines of humanity – which produced racial, ethnic, religious, national hostilities because of our sinful hearts – can taste unity and peace ONLY through the perfect bloodline of Jesus. This isn’t just something “out there” to tsk at. … Read More

School Bus

October 4, 2018

For the first few days of this September, a bus would pull up in front of the Noel home. We have no kids, yet, and Nendir and I are not children (contrary to popular belief, haha).  We figured that the prior tenants must have had a child on the bus roster. Nonetheless, the God of … Read More