Monday Sermon Reflection (5/17/21)

[Now that I am finished with school (WOO HOO!) one of the things I'd like to do is focus on producing more content during the week that reflects on our Sunday gatherings at Westwood. Among that content I'd like to begin to write and publish a brief post each Monday that reflects on the previous... Continue Reading →

Our Most Important Stewardship

My primary purpose here is pastoral, not political. I am simply exhorting you to remember and consider your supreme and primary identity as ambassadors of King Jesus and His Kingdom. I am simply exhorting you to remember and consider your greatest stewardship; the one that comes before any other aspects of stewardship you consider. Our greatest stewardship is in regards to the gospel.

Pilgriming through the Valley of Weeping

I had the privilege of preaching through Psalm 84 this past Sunday with my faith family at Westwood. A significant portion of the Psalm offers the perspective of the people of God making what many believe to be a festive pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem. The completion of this journey offered the opportunity for... Continue Reading →

The Disturbance of ‘the Way’

When anything other than Jesus becomes our hope (or our wealth, security, sufficiency, completeness, joy, safety, etc...), whatever we have replaced him with has become an idol. And when we place anything on that throne, we will defend it. We will justify it. We will protect it. We will cease to allow the gospel to confront it. We will hang a Do Not Disturb sign on it. As Gerald said on Sunday, "Our idols will always make demands of us."

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