Coronavirus & the Great Commandment

It’s hard sometimes to follow all the rules. Whether you’re talking about social distancing or the Christian life, sometimes it feels like there are so many rules you just can’t keep track of them all. That’s why Matthew 22:34-40 is such an important passage. In this text Jesus shows us the one Great Commandment that…

Two Life-Changing Questions

Some questions are trivial. “Should I wear the red shirt or the purple shirt?” is a good example. Other questions, though, can change your whole life. “Will you marry me?” is in that category. Whether she says yes or no, nothing will ever be the same once she answers. In this sermon, we consider two…

God, Government & Authority

Americans are thinking a lot about government these days. Whether it’s economic and social restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, or the more familiar territory of a presidential election campaign, government authority is on everybody’s mind. That makes Matthew 22:15-22 a timely passage indeed! In vs. 21, Jesus famously tells us to “Give to Caesar…