4 Dumb Sayings a Christian Has Probably Told You

This week at CLC we considered chapters four and five in the book, “God, Where Are You?”  These chapters deal with really bad spiritual advice and perhaps the most common and inaccurate spiritual adage, “Everything happens for a reason.” Furthermore, consider this question: What do the following four statements have in common? God helps those … Continue reading 4 Dumb Sayings a Christian Has Probably Told You

De-Personalizing Pain: An Overlooked Opportunity

At CLC, we just finished week two of our sermon series based on the book “God, Where Are You?”  (visit clcdayton.com to view archived messages). The big idea for this message was about “de-personalizing” some of our pain and suffering. When pain, injustice, or tragedy strike and the longer they linger in life, it becomes … Continue reading De-Personalizing Pain: An Overlooked Opportunity

2 Questions Christians, Atheists Should Not Ask

After just preaching the first sermon in a new series “God Where are you? Why do bad things happen? Why do prayers go unanswered?” I’ve landed on two questions that should NOT be asked; one by Christians, the other by atheists. This week’s sermon (See chapter one of the accompanying book) was titled “Two days … Continue reading 2 Questions Christians, Atheists Should Not Ask