1. Bathed in the waters of baptism, you are placed in God's path of totality, a path he won for each and every one of us.
  2. The seemingly small, the particular, the previously overlooked, magnifies in importance.
  3. We can interpret "be the Church" as either law or gospel.
  4. Regardless of background or beliefs, every American I talk to seems on edge, as if the sky were about to fall. But the sky is not falling.
  5. There is no AA for legalists. At least not officially. But there ought to be, and it should be called your local church.
  6. In a world—and even a church—full of distractions, thank God for Rod Rosenbladt. He pointed us to Jesus and Jesus alone.
  7. God gives his church a story that helps to make sense of this life.
  8. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.
  9. What (if anything) makes a sermon distinctive?
  10. Tolkien's hero Tom Bombadil functions to showcase the Gospel
  11. A pastor shares his own experience of loneliness and hope
  12. Confession and absolution offer more than assurance, they gift real and genuine Divine promises.