This is the text of a sermon I gave at First Christian Church on 3.21.2013. My Resplendent Bride’s Lymphoma was gone, and this sermon was meant to answer the question, “Where was Christ during the cancer?”. Later that year her Lymphoma returned with Leukemia on its coattails. I still … [Read more…]
Colossians Series Overarching Theme: He Is Preeminent In Everything (1:18)
advent |ˈadˌvent| noun [in sing. ] the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event: the advent of television. • (Advent) the first season of the church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays. • (Advent) Christian Theology the coming or second coming of Christ. ~ Oxford American Dictionary … [Read more…]
My Resplendent Bride, Danielle Welcher, is my guest contributor today. Danielle is an alumnus of Emmaus Bible College in Dubuque Iowa, as well as a graduate of Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis. She has served as a missionary teacher in the Republic of South Sudan with Africa Inland Mission, and is a middle school … [Read more…]
The unfolding tragedy of this world is mind numbing. As the Christian is faced with brutality piled upon the unspeakable he often feels helpless. What shall we do when the cancer diagnosis comes, or perhaps more importantly: what do we do after years of unsuccessful treatment? What shall we do to comfort our sister facing … [Read more…]
Long after D.A. Carson’s lauded book against gagging God came out, but shortly before “Gagging” became the third rail of Christian Twitterdom there came a thread concerning gagging of a different kind:
As I work through the prayer book for the rest of us, “The Valley Of Vision” I came across today’s reading according to Joe Thorn’s reading plan, titled “Paradoxes”. This is a prayer for all of us dwelling and existing, here and there, in the safe theology connoisseur West. ” O CHANGELESS GOD, Under the conviction of … [Read more…]
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The Vine Street Press For The Week Of April 14th 2013 Story #1 The Boston Marathon Bombing http://evanwelcher.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/2-The-Vine-Street-Press-for-the-week-of-April-14th-2013-1-1.mp3
Hi! Here is this week’s sermon outline and scriptures for your personal study and enrichment in Christ! Get your Bibles out!