A Sermon (more or less): “Keeping the Christ in Us”

Photo by Jessica Lynn Lewis on Pexels.com This is, more or less, a sermon I preached on December 26th at my churches. This sermon is my ordination sermon, meaning this is the one I'm submitting to my annual conference's Board of Ordained Ministry as part of my application to be ordained as an Elder. I … Continue reading A Sermon (more or less): “Keeping the Christ in Us”

A TL, DR Sermon: The Lost Sheep

Matthew 15:21-28Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 Going into my final year at Asbury Seminary, I did an internship where I worked with some of the homeless population in Lexington, Kentucky. The experience was a profound eye-opener that had a major impact on my life and my ministry. Among the lessons I learned was that much of what … Continue reading A TL, DR Sermon: The Lost Sheep

Women, Preach! A Response to John MacArthur

Women, Preach! A Response to John MacArtur John MacArthur telling Beth Moore that she and other women who preach ought to "go home" has been well documented. He further insisted, "There is no case that can be made biblically for a woman preacher. Period. Paragraph. End of discussion” (something I believe is a load of … Continue reading Women, Preach! A Response to John MacArthur

Anxiety is Sin? Tell That to My Brain

EDIT: Rev. Moore has reached out to me to apologize for her tweet and she has removed it. I have accepted her apology and held/hold no ill will toward her. To be clear: My problem was never with her but with what she tweeted. There is a major difference. - Jonathan Yesterday a prominent evangelical … Continue reading Anxiety is Sin? Tell That to My Brain

Sermon: Half Truths – “God Said It, I Believe It, That Settles It”

This is the fourth in a five week series based on Adam Hamilton's book Half Truths. I particularly enjoyed researching this saying. I hope you will enjoy this sermon. As always, please feel free to share any feedback you may have! - Jonathan Half Truths: God Said It, I Believe It, That Settles It A Sermon … Continue reading Sermon: Half Truths – “God Said It, I Believe It, That Settles It”