LCC Weekly :: October 12, 2012

This is part of a series of posts aimed at supporting and encouraging the volunteers of Lafayette Community Church. Sunday Review Message On Sunday, I started a brand new series of messages I’m calling “f.i.g.h.t” to cover the five skills you need to handle any kind of conflict that may come your way. This is […]

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LCC Weekly :: October 7, 2012

This is part of a series of posts aimed at supporting and encouraging the volunteers of Lafayette Community Church. Sunday Review Before I report on this last Sunday, I need to apologize for not putting out a report for the previous week. I have no excuse other than I let myself get too busy with […]

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Is Modern Worship too Simplistic?

Earlier this week, a discussion among the worship band members at my church pointed to this article where Bill Blankschaen describes his frustration with worship songs sung in churches on Sunday mornings and tells us “Why I’ve stopped singing in your church.” As of this writing right now, he has 241 comments, and he only […]

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Reflections on Sin

Some Context This past week, a number of stories came out in my local newspaper reporting on and analyzing the arrest of a local pastor. He has been accused of placing and monitoring video equipment in the female bathrooms at the church. If you haven’t read the articles, don’t worry about not knowing the details. […]

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Harmony Not Unison

I have just finished my sermon series on gender issues in the Bible and how to understand the biblical teaching on the topic. If you want to hear the entire series, you can click here: http://lafayettecc.org/news/gatherings/080-born-this-way/ Now, I promised you that I would write some articles here regarding some of the most controversial passages in […]

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Boys and Girls Part 1

This past Sunday, I started a series of messages at Lafayette Community Church entitled “Born this Way” in which I intend to investigate the number of different Bible passages on gender issues. The biggest problem for me was that for most of the week, I was wrestling with how to tackle the message. You see, […]

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He Came

Jesus came as Prophet to bring the Word of God to us. Jesus came as Priest to represent us to the Father. Jesus came as SON to bring us into God’s family Jesus came as Savior to take away our sin. Jesus came as King to receive our submission. to have 1-4 without 5 is […]

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The Church: Why Sundays?

This post is part of a series investigating the most important items of Christian doctrine. View all posts by clicking here or the DOGMA tag above. This past Sunday, I ended our service by taking some live questions from the congregation, but I wasn’t able to address all the questions live. Therefore I’m tackling some […]

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