The Hallmark Gospel

On Sunday I talked about the “Hallmark Gospel.” It’s a gospel that says God loves us just as we are, and nothing is going to change that, as long as we’ve accepted what Jesus did for us on the cross. Embracing this gospel basically gives us a ‘pass’ on Judgment Day, and guarantees that heaven…Read more »

Have Chord, Will Travel

“Remain in me, as I remain in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in me” (John 15:4). The last couple of Sundays I’ve made reference to a series of three specific invitations that Jesus extended to his followers:…Read more »