The Grace of Christianity – Part I

There are two things that we can do as Christians when it comes to the grace of God or divine grace. The pendulum swings in one direction much too far and we have to develop a coherent and biblical view of grace in order to understand the goodness of God and what that goodness compels us to do. Join us in Part I of Grace in Christianity. … Continue readingThe Grace of Christianity – Part I

500 Years and More

Protestant Christians have a rich heritage. The problem with that is that most Protestant Christians have no idea it is. When you say names like Martin Luther, John Wycliffe, Jon Hus, or Ulrich Zwingli, you may as well be speaking a different language. We have something to celebrate this year as it marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. It’s surprising to a degree that we’ve come to this place because there are some alarming developments in the church. … Continue reading500 Years and More

Risen: A Review

This past weekend was the release of the biblically based movie Risen starring Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter Firth, and Cliff Curtis. It did moderately well at the box office but is it a movie that Christians want to go see? Pastor Washington weighs in with his review. … Continue readingRisen: A Review

Don’t Go to Church, Be the Church – Part I

Today, we begin a series on what it means to “be” the church. The very term has been abused, misused, and maligned to mean something that it is not. It conjures up in the minds of people very different definitions. This confusion has led to an ignorance of what the word really means. We’re going to strip this away, layer by layer, to get back to the basics to reclaim the honor of what it truly means and represents. … Continue readingDon’t Go to Church, Be the Church – Part I