Exodus (Sermon Series)
There is an old Southwest Airlines commercial with the tagline, "Need to get away?" The line was always delivered after a particularly embarrassing or difficult episode for the protagonist in the ad. Well, after hundreds of years in slavery, the Hebrews needed to get out of Egypt. Their experience may seem far from yours--but...
James (Sermon Series)
Wisdom--everyone knows it when they see it; but what is it? Adam and Eve wanted it, but they looked in the wrong place for it and we've suffered the consequences ever since. James tells us to pray for it, and by doing that he shows us the true source of wisdom. For winter months of 2015 Pastor Chris will preach through...
The Parables of Jesus (Sermon Series)
It has been said that the story of Jesus is the "greatest story ever told". It is not an overstatement to add that he was also the greatest story teller who ever lived. Please join us as Pastor Chris preaches on some the best known and most beloved of Jesus's parables.
Lost & Found in the Cosmos: The Alternate and Alternative Worlds of H. P. Lovecraft and C. S. Lewis
Touchstone Cover In this article for Touchstone, Pastor Chris compares and contrasts the literary legacies of two of the most important writers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror in the twentieth century...
Christian Sexual Ethics Sunday School Series
This course explores the intellectual and cultural influences that have led to the anomie and relativism of sexual practice in Western culture. The course also establishes a biblical, philosophical, and institutional basis for traditional Christian...
Pastor Chris’s article in Touchstone Journal: “Stirred by Shakers”
Chris reflects on a visit to the Pittsfield Shaker Village in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. Here he examines the Shaker aesthetic and draws lines of connection between it and Shaker theology. In the process he makes a few points about...
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