Category Archives: Theology

It’s Just a Matter of Time

…when Christ came into the world, he brought the new age with him. People aligned with him have already synchronized their watches to the age to come. Continue reading

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PARTY-PLANNER: The Joyous God

God is not only a planner; he is a party planner. He is the party planner. He loves a good party. Continue reading

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When God Moved to the Old-Folks Home

…have relegated God to the celestial nursing home. They may visit him on Sundays or they may not, but they don’t expect to meet him on Main Street. Continue reading

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The Empty Promise: Salvation Without a Savior

Some people are looking for salvation without a savior, justice without a judge, and utopia without a heaven. Continue reading

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Jesus Reveals God: Father

http://lockwoodchurch.org/media (Listening time: 26:47) My wife Karen became a mom before I became a dad. At least, our awareness of parenthood happened at different times. She became a mom on the day she learned she was carrying a child. I … Continue reading

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What Jesus Revealed About God: God is Light

http://lockwoodchurch.org/media (Listening time: 25 minutes) The most religious thing I heard when I was a boy – and I heard it often – was from my mother: “Cleanliness is next to godliness.” I hardly thought about God at all but, … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Supper: What’s It All About?

http://lockwoodchurch.or/media (Listening time: 24:27) When the 14th century theologian and Bible scholar John Wickliffe said the bread and wine of the Lord’s Supper remains bread and wine even after it has been consecrated, the pope labelled him “the Master of … Continue reading

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The Point of it All

What is God going to do to fix things? … Will God do anything? And, if so, what will he do? The rest of the Bible is the answer to that question … but it starts here. It starts with one man. It starts with Abraham. Continue reading

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IF: An Easter Message

Our “If only” regrets are not always about what we have done or not done. Sometimes they are about what God has done or, especially, not done. Continue reading

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Understanding Your Calling

But nowhere in the Bible do we find God calling people by saying, “I have a no-hassle life-plan for self-fulfillment, and it has your name on it. Continue reading

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