In 1951, the Yale Divinity School professor, H. Richard Niebuhr, published his classic work, Christ & Culture. The book is still required reading in many seminaries today. In his book, Dr. Niebuhr discusses five ways that Christians have understood their
Each and every one of us have relationships with other people. Inherent in every meaningful, significant relationship whether it be a spouse, children, co-worker, boss, employees, teammates, friend, or neighbor is conflict and disagreement. If a relationship grows and deepens,
I was reading a study this past week by Pastor Shawn Thomas on our Scripture for this morning. In the study he mentioned something about the “warning stones” of Japan. I had never heard of these warning stones so I
Life is full of obstacles. Obstacles come in all shapes and sizes. Obstacles can stop us in our tracks and cause us to turn back. Obstacles have a tendency to keep us from experiencing some of the greatest moments in
The past two weeks I’ve been watching the US Olympic trials in swimming, track and field, and gymnastics. There are forty-six sports in all that have been holding their championships recently to see who will represent the United States next
Last weekend we celebrated Father’s Day. I’ve known fathers who have made incredible sacrifices for the sake of their family. Like many kids, I didn’t realize it growing up, but my own dad made huge sacrifices to be able to
Father’s Day is a very special day for us here at Britton Christian Church. I believe that it is so important for us to honor men, those who are fathers and those who will become fathers one day.
Obstacles are part of life. No person who has ever lived has been able to escape the reality of obstacles standing in their way. Some of you who are here this morning are dealing with obstacles even now. For all
During the past two weeks, as I’ve been studying 1 Corinthians 8, I’ve been thinking about the debate going on in the church at Corinth. The question revolved around the issue of eating meat that had been sacrificed to idols.