Practical Heretic

Practical Heretic [Jonah 4] – It is worthless to agree with a theology that we cannot embrace.  We must fight against the tendency to withhold from others the same grace that benefited us. Main Points A practical heretic is someone who mentally affirms correct theology yet practically denies it. Don’t refuse to give the grace that you have […]

The New American Commentary: Jonah

As I preached through the Book of Jonah, I used many resources.  One of the most accessible commentaries on the book was Frank Page’s entry for Jonah in the New American Commentary Series.  I thought it was a helpful contribution that included sufficient linguistic studies, thorough treatments of argued discrepancies, and helpful pastoral insights. Favorite Quotes […]

The God of Second Chances

Preached 02/26/2017 at Rocky Creek Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit Series Overview: Jonah was a prophet on the run but discovered quickly that he could not outrun God.  No matter how hard we may try to avoid God’s call on our own lives, we will soon realize that we cannot escape God’s relentless pursuit. The God of Second […]

A Fish Named “Grace”

Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit Series Overview: Jonah was a prophet on the run but discovered quickly that he could not outrun God.  No matter how hard we may try to avoid God’s call on our own lives, we will soon realize that we cannot escape God’s relentless pursuit. A Fish Named “Grace” [Jonah 2] – No amount […]

Anywhere But Nineveh

Preached 02/12/2017 at Rocky Creek Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit Series Overview: Jonah was a prophet on the run but discovered quickly that he could not outrun God.  No matter how hard we may try to avoid God’s call on our own lives, we will soon realize that we cannot escape God’s relentless pursuit. Anywhere but Nineveh [Jonah […]