Romans 1-4: A Foreign Righteousness

Romans 1-4: A Foreign Righteousness

  Our church has been studying the book of Romans for the past eleven weeks. We have finished “part one” of the book, and will now be taking a break for the next two Sundays to cover the events of Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter.  These events are some of...
Who Needs Theology?

Who Needs Theology?

  Recently, I was studying at my favorite coffee shop, when a man glanced over and noticed the stack of theology books occupying my table. He said, “what are you reading?” I handed him two of the systematic theology books I was reading, and he said “isn’t it...
The Cost of Following Christ

The Cost of Following Christ

  This is a guest post by Zack Chatterton. Zack is a good friend of Pastor Ryan. They served in ministry together in Phoenix, AZ. Zack currently serves as a volunteer leader at Phoenix Bible Church and is an Adjunct Instructor of Christian Ministries at Arizona...
The Grace to Live

The Grace to Live

  At Redeemer, we recently finished a three-week study on the doctrine of sanctification. Sanctification is the formal theological word which describes the immediate act of a Christian being made holy through the forgiveness of sins and the transfer of Christ’s...
Difficult Teachings of Jesus

Difficult Teachings of Jesus

  Some of the things that Jesus said are hard. How many of us have come across some chunk of red letters in the gospels and discovered something that we either didn’t understand, or didn’t want to understand? We have company. Even a cursory reading of the gospels...
The Puzzle of Christ

The Puzzle of Christ

By Jon Harding Before the internet, video games, and social media provided our source of entertainment, one of America’s favorite past-times were jigsaw puzzles. People enjoyed picking up obscure pieces, finding where they fit in the picture, and putting them into...