Can We Sing the Mean Psalms?

Ever notice how much of the material in the Psalms speaks about judgement, in a completely unapologetic way? Maybe, as you steep yourself in the teachings of Jesus, especially, Jesus the Gentle and Lowly, you might even think that these thoughts are somehow out of...

Revelation. For Motivation.

I hope you’ve been able to join us as Pastor Joe has been teaching through the book of Revelation here on Sunday mornings. Recently, I read these encouraging thoughts on how helpful it is to study Revelation, from the preface to Buist Fanning’s commentary:...

Making Humility Concrete Again

Dr. Dominick Hernandez is our speaker this year at the Philly Young Adults Conference, and I wanted to recommend his recent book, Proverbs: Pathways to Wisdom.  I have several commentaries on Proverbs, but have never really ran across a book like this before. What Dr....

That Pinch of Incense

You may have heard that, in the years when the New Testament was being written, and beyond, one of the issues Christians faced was the requirement, by the government of Rome, to offer a pinch of incense on an altar dedicated to the deity of the Roman emperor. From one...

Have You Heard the News?

Check it out everyone: So, while we are aware that we’re in a bit of a volatile time in terms of the changing nature of public health needs, we are tentatively moving forward with plans to hold our Philly Young Adults conference again this year. Obviously, if it...

Study your way through Romans 8

We’ve completed our Young Adults study through Romans chapter 8. Next week (Lord willing) we’ll begin studying through John 13-17 together. During the study, I passed these questions out to group leaders to help guide your discussions. If you’d like...