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This sermon was given at Highlands Community Church in Renton, Washington, on April 24, 2016. Gospel-Centered Relationships – Ken Sande from Highlands Community Church on Vimeo…(Read More)

Corlette and I spent the last four days in Seattle teaching relational wisdom and peacemaking at Highlands Community Church. One of the high points of the weekend was delivering a sermon on Gospel Centered Relationships. This is one of my favorite topics, so I’m glad to offer you a link to a video and…(Read More)

I’m ashamed to admit that I find it easier to bring the law to other people than I do the gospel. By “law” I mean all the “thou shalt” passages. You know, the ones we use to tell other people how they should live or how they’re falling short. Or better yet, to…(Read More)

As of August 8, 2014 (please send suggested additions to “God has given you a priceless gift: eternal life through Jesus Christ” (Rom. 6:23). “The Lord set his love on you before he even created the world … so it obviously has nothing to do with your earning it” (Eph. 1:4…(Read More)

  Emotions drive most of what goes on in this world. Whether it’s the desire of a man to win the heart of a special young lady, the sacrificial love of a parent for a child, the bitterness that corrodes a friendship, or the anger that fragments a family or church, emotions play a…(Read More)

Relational wisdom is an outpouring of the gospel. It is one of the primary blessings unleashed through faith in Christ and therefore has the potential to transform every aspect of our lives. To understand how good this news is, we need to first understand the truth about ourselves. Bad News, Good News The Bible tells…(Read More)

A devastating tornado and a shocking murder. The last things any of us would ever want to experience. And yet as the following video clip illustrates, it was in the midst of such great suffering that a family from Iowa demonstrated astonishing love. I pray that God will use this true story to change how…(Read More)

It’s pretty hard to find a good confession in a modern movie … but here’s a great one. This clip comes from the movie Fireproof. Kirk Cameron plays a young fireman whose marriage is falling apart due to his selfishness, insensitivity, addiction to pornography, and violent temper. Erin Bethea plays his wife, Catherine, who…(Read More)

As the Civil War was coming to an end, it seemed inevitable that the North would prevail. President Lincoln had many discussions with administration “hardliners,” who hotly opposed his intention to be merciful and generous to the South. During one particularly heated conversation, one of those men rebuked Lincoln, saying that the North must “destroy…(Read More)