Sola Scriptura- Submitting Our Hearts

We submit our hearts to the Word of God. In the world of Christianity, what I sometimes call “pop-Christian culture,” it’s so easy to fall into the TRAP of thinking that God wants us to follow our hearts. I heard just recently an evangelical pastor say these words: “Wherever your heart is leading you; that’s…

“It is finished” and the Great Commission

We recently had our first annual Missions Week at Raintree, and I was privileged to preach on the Great Commission, from Matthew 28:18-20. The following is one of my favorite reflections on the GRAND truth that Christ’s authority is the very basis of our confidence in sharing the gospel with the people around us. Not only is his authority…