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Pastor Doug on our justification.

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Who are you?  How would you answer this question? You might respond with your vocation (“computer engineer”, “plumber”, or “student”) or with your relationships (“father”, “wife”, “oldest of three siblings”), or with your interests or accomplishments (“honor student”, “musician”,  or “athlete”).  But if you are a Christian none of these are the…

What Is Deeper Teaching?

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail From time to time people will visit TCC and ask, “I’m looking for deep truths—does TCC have deep teaching?” Sometimes I wonder exactly what they mean by that. Do they mean… “Give me the Greek! Wow me with your knowledge of the original languages.” or do they mean… “Teach me something I’ve…

Is the Unfaithful Steward Condemned to Hell?

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail In response to my sermon this past week entitled, “Managing God’s Portfolio,” several people asked me about the meaning of Matthew 25:30 which speaks of the fate of the unfaithful servant. Verse 30 reads, 30“Throw out the worthless slave into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing…

“You Can Trust the Bible—It’s Reliable!”

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Christianity is an intelligent faith, rooted in the facts of history. In this article I hope to provide you with a rational basis for faith. In a previous article I examined the uniqueness of the Bible. There really is no other book like it in the world. It is…  Unique in…

You Can Trust the Bible–It’s Unique

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Some people seem to think that to become a Christian you have to throw your mind into neutral. Nothing could be further from the truth! Christianity is a rational faith. Jesus himself once said, “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” I believe that a thorough study…

Psalm 5

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail In this Psalm we gain insight into David’s walk with God. King David began his day by bringing his challenges before his God– the King of Universe. David recognized that the God to whom he prays is holy,and that God wants his people to walk with integrity before Him. In this Psalm…

“Do Not Judge”

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail One verse that we often hear quoted by those who really don’t hold Christian values is Matthew 7:1 where Jesus says, “Do not judge…” People use this verse against Christians whenever they feel their actions or the actions of others (of which they probably approve) are called into question. Their assumption is…

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