Dispatches from Dennis
A Nation of Bystanders
Why do people allow evil to remain unchallenged?
The Importance of Small Churches (VIDEO)
I am reminded again and again that small is just small. It doesn’t signify God’s displeasure or anything.
Sermon: But Did You See the Gorilla?
While we might not notice the gorilla in the room, we know that the God we serve remembers us.
Episode 138: Did Jesus Die for Our Sins?
In this episode, we look at a meme and an essay that doubts Jesus died for our sins. Pastor Dennis thinks we need to have a wider understanding of what sin is all about to understand the meaning of the cross.
Some Thoughts on “Thoughts and Prayers”
There are times in your life when it can seem that faith or religion can seem hopeless. Monday, March 27 was one of those times. By now, we all know what happened: another mass shooting at a school. A shooter came into Covenant Presbyterian School in Nashville and started shooting. The shooter was killed by…
Episode 137: Why We Need ‘Thoughts and Prayers’
Monday, March 27 saw the city of Nashville, TN and our nation realize yet another school shooting that claimed six lives including three 9-year-olds. In the wake of such a horrible tragedy, does prayer matter? Can it make a difference or is it a way to forestall needed change? In this solo episode, Dennis talks…
What’s the Good Word?
A benediction is God speaking…to…us. It isn’t a wish, but it is a promise from God to us.
Living in Fear, Living in Hope
As we deal with our fears, we can also know that God sent his Son to bring salvation to all.
…And I Feel Fine
The good news is that when these signs happen we are to look up to heaven in hope because our salvation will draw near.
Fascists to the Left of Me, Communists to the Right…
Pilate thought he was questioning Jesus, who was a pretender to the throne. In reality, it was the other way around. Pilate is the pretender to the throne and Jesus is the one true king of all.
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