Church Invisible

Submitted by Jarrod Crawford on Wed, 10/14/2015 - 10:28am

INVISIBLE: unable to be seen; not visible to the eye.

In centuries past, things like bacteria, the amount of 'life' in a drop of water, and yeast plants were 'invisible.'  No one could see them or even knew of their existence.  It wasn't until the late 17th century that a man invented a microscope that allowed us 'to see.'  Apart from the microscope, these things are invisible to our eyes.  We know when we're affected by bacteria, but we can't see it being passed along to us.  We see water as transparent, not seeing all of the 'minerals added for taste.'  

Reformed Theology: The Centrality of the Word

Submitted by Jarrod Crawford on Thu, 09/24/2015 - 12:29pm

When you ask someone what "Reformed" means, you could get a whole host of responses.  Some think that it is a defined liturgy (prayers, readings, saying, etc.), others think it's simply a name on the church, still others might simply tell you they have no idea.  While there are several distinctive themes of Reformed theology, the first one which stands out is the centrality of the Word of God.  In all matters of faith and life, we are to subject our thoughts and beliefs to Scripture.  Yes, our experiences, traditions, and reason all play a part in interpretation.

Follow Me

Submitted by Jarrod Crawford on Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:55pm

Follow: go after (someone) in order to observe or monitor; treat as a teacher or guide

Luke 5:27-28: After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. "Follow me," Jesus said to him, and Levi got up, left everything and followed him.