Luke Commentary

As I’ve been preaching through Luke, the two most helpful books/commentaries for me have been the Moody Gospel Commentary on Luke and NT (Tom) Wright’s short little book, Luke For Everyone. The Moody Commentary is scholarly, concise and utterly usable. It doesn’t give me preaching points and illustrations nor does it get bogged down in[…]

Sermon Excerpt Friday…

From Luke 19… Then Jesus entered the Temple and began to drive out the merchants from their stalls. He told them, “The Scriptures declare, `My Temple will be a place of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves.” Don‚Äôt think that Jesus was upset by the merchandizing- by the buying and[…]

The Secret Message of Jesus… 2

I am seriously enjoying Brian’s new book, The Secret Message of Jesus. I think this is going to become a staple of spiritual exploration groups for evergreen. There’s a quality of Brian’s writing and thought that’s hard to describe, but even beyond that, he’s doing a masterful job of describing the message and methodology of[…]

Don’t Forget to Grieve…

Here’s an article I wrote a couple years ago… Just some thoughts as we approach Good Friday. Don‚Äôt Forget To Grieve I once attended a Good Friday service where the pastor encouraged us to look at Good Friday positively, to see the crucifixion through ‚ÄúEaster eyes.‚Äù I could only shake my head at this massive[…]