Bible Overview Series: 1 Peter

1 Peter by Joseph Novak 1 Peter:  In the midst of a strange land all the strangers assembled in one place, and called it Home. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary)  Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of 1 Peter Christians just don’t fit in, and that’s not easy for the first-century church. Christians are suffering all over the world (1 Pe 5:1), and … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: 1 Peter

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Bible Overview Series: James

James by Joseph Novak James:  Faith is a picture taken by the beggar at your door, not a selfie. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary)  Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of James Imagine you grew up learning the Law of Moses, doing good works and observing the commands that God had given to His people Israel. Now, all of a sudden, you’re told that … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: James

Bible Overview Series: Philemon

Philemon by Joseph Novak Philemon: Then one day, for the first time in history, a slave and his master cried out in stunned recognition: “Brother!” (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary)  Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of Philemon Philemon (fi-LAY-moan) is a good guy. He loves Jesus and the other believers (Phm 5). He as refreshed the hearts of many saints (Phm 7). He’s a church … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: Philemon

Bible Overview Series: Titus

Titus by Joseph Novak Titus:  Don’t adapt the gospel to your life. Adapt your life to the pattern of the gospel. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary)  Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of Titus The churches on the island of Crete need leadership, correction, and order. Establishing churches is Paul’s forte, but Paul doesn’t sail to Crete to organize things. He already has … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: Titus

Bible Overview Series: 2 Timothy

Timothy by Joseph Novak 2 Timothy:  The dying apostle writes his will: “To my dear son Timothy I leave all that I possess: my gospel and these chains.” (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary) Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of 2 Timothy Paul is about to die. He had devoted his life to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. He had fought for … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: 2 Timothy

Bible Overview Series: 1 Timothy

Timothy by Joseph Novak 1 Timothy:  Dear Paul, Thanks for your letter & for all the advice. The part about wine: ok! The part about women: huh? Yours, Tim. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary) Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of 1 Timothy Timothy was Paul’s protege, his “child in the faith” (1 Ti 1:2). Paul had left Timothy in the city of … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: 1 Timothy

Bible Overview Series: 2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians by Joseph Novak 2 Thessalonians:  When I told you, brothers, that he’s coming back soon, what I really meant was soonish. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary) Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of 2 Thessalonians The world just won’t let up. The Christians in Thessalonica was under fire from all directions. The unbelievers outside were still persecuting them. The unbelievers of … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: 2 Thessalonians

Our Posture Towards Death

The following was a sermon given on Sunday, November 20th, 2016 at Nelson Covenant Church. Today many within our community are still in shock at the news of the tragic death of Devon Dunkley this week.  Devon’s family is part of our sister church at the Junction, and he was a part of our youth … Continue reading Our Posture Towards Death

Bible Overview Series: 1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians by Joseph Novak 1 Thessalonians:  In Christ there is no night but only one eternal morning in which the living and the dead awake and embrace. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary)   Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of 1 Thessalonians Timothy had good news for Paul: the church they had founded in the city of Thessalonica was growing. The members … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: 1 Thessalonians

Bible Overview Series: Colossians

Colossians by Joseph Novak Colossians: God assembled all the pieces of the universe as one huge jigsaw puzzle, a perfect picture of Christ. (Ben Myers’ #CanonFodder Summary) Jeffrey Kranz’s Overview of Colossians Paul had never been to Colossae, but he’d heard from a good friend that the church in that city was blossoming in faith and love. They’d been rooted … Continue reading Bible Overview Series: Colossians

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