The Trouble with the Church

John 15:9-17 Acts 10:44-48 Dr. Mark Achtemeier Covenant Presbyterian Church Madison, Wisconsin May 13, 2012 It’s easy to get caught up in a romantic vision of how wonderful it would have been to be one of Jesus’ disciples, hearing his teaching and witnessing his...
COME UP HERE WITH US

COME UP HERE WITH US

John 13:31-35 Forty years ago, John Bodo, the pastor of Old First, went on a month-long vacation, leaving the newly ordained Assistant Pastor and the Seminary Intern to work out the preaching schedule.  Bob and I decided to set up four pairs of “opposites” as sermon...