Freedom from sin

Freedom from sin

This week, as we mark Veteran’s Day on November 11th, we take the opportunity to look at the Biblical theme of “Sin and Freedom” in our Sunday worship service. It’s a theme which, beginning in Genesis and ending in the book of Revelation, deals with the bondage we...

What is your role?

What is Your Role? Pastor Tom concluded his sermon Sunday (listen to the entire message here) with a question, “what roles are you fulfilling?” This question was in the context of the current Holy Cross sermon series “The Grand Tour.”  So on...

Who is your community?

The idea of community is a tough one. There are lots of questions about how and when and where and who and all that, and no one I know purports to know all of these things. Even for a lot of this post, I won’t answer the questions, but I pray they and some of the...

What are you putting your trust in?

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to serve as a chaperone for the DFW area Middle School “Recess” Retreat.  It was a great weekend with 250 middles schoolers from all over the metroplex, but I missed being with my church family! Like some of you, I had to catch...

God. Made. Me.

This past week we started a new series of messages titled “The Grand Tour: Your Passport to Adventure.” The idea behind this topical approach to the Word of God is to cover some “must-see stops” along the journey of faith. These are biblical themes that thread...

Give us eyes to see

One word that has been circling around in my brain a lot in the past few weeks is “justice”. As you may know, last month staff traveled to a conference hosted by a ministry that primarily deals in bringing about justice – from educational to legislative to social to...