This is the NewChurch Christmas Eve message. It uses The Grinch as an example of who to not be when celebrating with other humans. The message isn't only for Christmas.
Maybe you want to listen to an iPhone recording of Frank's Christmas Concert or maybe you want to go to the YouTube and watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cfye5vl7xU
What do you want to bet we also have some kooky misguided ideas about how this all ends? I suggest we hold on to our opinions loosely—God has a way of surprising us.
Where we learn that Jesus has come to save us from a terrible and jealous dragon who wants us to die and rot in hell.
We don’t treat people the way they treat us—we are not trying to be “fair” because we know that if God treated us the way we treat Him there would be no hope for us. Grace. It changes everything.
What is the answer to the question of the problem of evil? If we are going to say that Jesus is the answer then we better be willing to admit there are actually some hard questions. Listen if you dare.
We all have people in our life that we have to put up with. Jesus says we are not supposed to hope they die along with their dreams.
If we were honest, some of us are embarrassed that the Bible seems to embrace all this supernatural goofiness.
Love seems to be very important but what exactly is it?
God’s P.R. people have been blowing it for thousands of years.
Is there something/someone you trust more than Jesus?
"Worship" might not be the best word for what we are actually doing in church.
Eat and drink for tomorrow we die might be the best news you've ever heard.
This is our basic strategy for sharing Jesus with the lost: Merry Christmas, Happy Easter, Joy to World and you’re going to hell.
Am I a prophet? Are you? This is Frank guest preaching at Oikos Church in Houston.
This is what God wants us all to do, and how to do it. Three easy steps!
If we do not listen to the Bible then we will listen to one of three other things.
God's Word is true and I'm a liar—just like you. Also, we all underline different parts of our Bible.
Guest speaker and good friend Rev. Ken Chitwood talks about the importance and challenges of following Jesus in community with other followers.
A special edition podcast made specifically for podcast listeners. We know you are out there!
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The messy landscape of following Jesus and doing His work where you might get a little on you.
The mysterious meal that is supposed to unite believers with Jesus and each other. Why can't we all get along? Oh, yeah—sin. Good thing the body and blood of Jesus also grants us forgiveness. Em why ess tea Eee are why.
How to pray without sinning, annoying your friends and God is listening.
If we want to see miracles happen, what are we supposed to do? Punch a brick?
Jesus invites us to follow Him and gives some strange instructions before we begin.