Things that Shouldn’t Surprise the Christian

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It is easy to get discouraged about “the way the world is going”. Things like: how people perceive morality, truth, and politics, and how we talk about these things. However, the writers of the New Testament had a lot to say about what Christians should expect to face. We are surprised about things that shouldn’t really be that surprising, and our primary reaction shouldn’t be discouragement.

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(Warning: this one is long. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on April 15, 2018.)

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The Armor of God – The Breastplate of Righteousness

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With each piece of the armor of God, we must answer three questions: what is the spiritual quality, what does it protect us from, and how does it protect us. Let us examine the next piece, the “breastplate of righteousness”.

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(Preaching on the armor of God. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on January 28, 2018.)

The Golden Rule

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The Golden Rule is one of the most pivotal ideas in moral philosophy. While Jesus was not the first to articulate the idea, he calls it the basis of the Law and Prophets. Why is this rule so important, and what are its limits?

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(Preaching through the Sermon on the Mount. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on May 21, 2017.)