Now, that title might seem a little cute. Of course, Christians are capable of lying, that is, they have the ability to lie. However, this is what I am getting at: is lying permitted by Christian ethics? Let me back up a couple steps. The other day I pressed the “scan” button on my car […]

This weekend we had the opportunity to host campus preacher, Keith Darrell, from Whitefield Fellowship. I am here to point you toward him and what he does, so that you may support him with prayers and finances. This is an endorsement, not an advertisement, but if you feel so inclined to donate to Whitefield Fellowship, […]

Covenant Compendium #6 Guest Blogger: Pastor Justin Wallick Genesis 1:14-19 – “And, God said, ‘Let there be lights in the firmament of the heavens to separate the day from the night. And, let them be for signs and festival seasons, and days and years. 15 And, let them be for lights in the firmament of the […]

This weekend I was out of town with my family. We visited our framily (friend family) in Wisconsin and celebrated the union between a man and a woman, both our friends, in marriage. It was a hootin’ hollerin’ good time. I was up there next to the groom and the other members of the wedding […]

My Bible, over the passage in Mark 10:17-31, says this: The Rich Young Man. I don’t know why we assume this guy was young. He was obviously rich, 10:22, but there is nothing I can see that would lead us to believe he was young. I guess that might not matter and it depends who […]

So, I just read David Chilton’s Paradise Restored: A Biblical Theology of Dominion and I have to tell you I am kicking myself for not reading it earlier. In my Goodreads profile I simply wrote, “An excellent and necessary read,” and I refuse to redact that statement. But here I would like to make a couple […]

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Just a note for anyone squeamish: there are pictures of a delicious pig carcass. One of the things we would like to do as Christians at Emmanuel Chapel is make Easter as important as Christmas. The Resurrection of Jesus is every bit as important as the Incarnation of Jesus. In the Incarnation Light came into […]

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