By Jeff Clarke on Oct 12, 2017
“The essence of forgiveness is absorbing pain instead of giving it.” – Timothy Keller
By Jeff Clarke on Dec 8, 2016
I wonder if we have allowed our contemporary definition, understanding, and experience of the church to be shaped more by the post-modern impulse of individualism and self-centeredness, than by Christ’s and Paul’s emphasis on the gathered community from every race, tribe, and tongue?
By Jeff Clarke on Aug 11, 2016
One of the primary reasons we struggle with differing views on any subject is that we believe acceptance equals agreement. That is, to accept a person or their argument is to agree with them.
By Jeff Clarke on Oct 27, 2015
Anyone with an agenda can search through the Bible, find verses that seem to support their bias, formulate an argument, and call it biblical.
By Jeff Clarke on Jun 9, 2015
In our pursuit of Jesus, sometimes we have to (un)learn what we thought we knew.
By Jeff Clarke on Mar 24, 2015
Personal identification and participation with Jesus marks the life of each disciple—past, present and future.
By Jeff Clarke on Mar 14, 2015
If we tell people that all they need to do to become a follower of Christ is to bow their heads, close their eyes and repeat a 30-second prayer, what are we saying about Jesus?
By Jeff Clarke on Feb 12, 2015
We are so desperate to have people make a decision that we rarely, if ever, tell them about the costs associated with making that decision.