What is the most important promise in the Bible? Some suggest it is Genesis 12:1-3 which states, “Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you....Keep Reading
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We are near concluding our second month of dealing with COVID-19 and the attendant restrictions that have been placed on businesses, travel, and socializing. One thing that I think we have learned in these days is that community is critically important for people. We were created by God to live with each other ...
COVID-19 cuts against the grain! We are not accustomed, you and I, to prolonged disruptions to our ordinary, everyday routines. We find such disruptions to be a nuisance, both frustrating and annoying. Indeed, we dislike most anything that presents itself as an obstacle to what we want, to the achievement of our desired goals. And the longer, moreover, such obstacles persist, the more intense, as well as the more expressive, becomes our frustration and annoyance!...
In these times of social distancing and not gathering, I want to continue to remain in "contact" with you, the congregation of Christ Church. I do not know how long our efforts to "Slow the Spread" will continue, but it appears that we will have live stream only worship at least through the month of April....
Pastor Greco sent an update to the congregation of Christ Church regarding changes to the Lord's Day worship services and other ministries in the midst of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. For March 22 and 29, Christ Church will only have live stream worship at 10:00 AM....
Are you under the law or under grace? Before you answer, allow me to raise the stakes. Paul writes in Romans 6:14 “For sin will have no dominion over you, since you are not under law but under grace”. ...Keep Reading
In the last few months, the Youth Group of CCK has been studying the book of Esther. This is a book that teaches us much about the character of God and the kind of love he has for His people....Keep Reading
In the time and context that we American Christians find ourselves in, contentment can be a difficult quality to cultivate. This is not due to a lack of material possessions; it is quite the opposite. ...Keep Reading
The Bible is a big book, written over a long period of time by many authors with various genres, settings, and contexts. For example, the Pauline epistles read very differently than the books of Moses, and both are very different from the prophetic writings we see in Isaiah, Jeremiah, and the minor Prophets....Keep Reading
On March 28, 1518, Martin Luther preached a sermon called Two Kinds of Righteousness. In this short sermon, Luther explains to us the distinction between Christ’s righteousness and our actual righteousness. Luther refers to the former as an alien righteousness. This is “the righteousness of another, instilled from without.”...Keep Reading
There is often a moment in the Christian life where we realize that there is a whole body of theological understanding which has escaped us. A deeper level of understanding which we have not yet explored. Sometimes when we have these revelations, we develop what I call a theological itch....Keep Reading
A vital element can often be missing from our discussion of and use of apologetics. That vital element is love....Keep Reading
I love the psalms for many reasons. They express the broad panorama of Christians emotions toward God....Keep Reading