People of Promise (2 Peter 1:16-21)

MOTIVATE This week I had a moving and theological conversation with a 6th grader who is nearing baptism with us(!). You might think it had to do with VBS, but it did not. Instead, this was with a family who has attended our church for several years. The child has been part of our Children’s…

People Of Promise: Confidence (2 Peter 1:3-15)

MOTIVATE Unfortunately, our failures often outweigh and outlive our accomplishments. People like to promote juicy scandals more than our success. Consider Richard Nixon with Watergate scandal. Remember Monica Lewinsky. Think back to Tonya Harding figure skater conspired attack on Nancy Kerrigan. Chris Weber famed bball player who called timeout when team had none, and caused…

People Of Promise (2 Peter 1:1-2)

MOTIVATE It is good to return to SPBC family after 3-weeks away. 2 weeks with family / 1 week with youth @fuge Some places/circumstances are moments that become engraved memories. Like seeing 3 circle rings to remind of Florida vacations surrounded by Mickey Mouse and joyful friends. Like the taste of ice cream to remind…

Faith Finds Freedom

Conceal ≠ HealBe real.Sin worries and wounds.Light exposes.Grace rescues.Drop your burdens.Pickup your freedom.Walk in faith, hope, and love. “If we say, ‘We have no sin,’ we are deceiving ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us…