Faith Is Like a Seed. Make It Grow.

Faith is ubiquitous in Scripture. Faith makes us well. (Matthew 9:22 & 29, Luke 17:19, Acts 3:16, James 5:15, etc.) Faith makes great works possible. (Matthew 17:20, Luke 17:6, Hebrews 11, etc.) Faith inevitably leads to good works. (Acts 20:21, Romans 3:31, Hebrews 11, James 2, etc.) Faith makes our good works effective on the …

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Questioning Traditions

Traditions are wonderful and powerful forces for creating and reinforcing the bonds of family, community, and nation. Shared experiences even bind together generations separated by centuries. For example, people have been singing hymns at church and synagogue for thousands of years. If you were to travel back in time to a first century congregation, the …

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