Hebrews 4:1-14: Let’s Take a Break

Jeff Garrison Bluemont and Mayberry Churches Hebrews 4:1-14 January 23, 2021 c2021 Thoughts at the Beginning of Worship Earlier this week, Tim Keller, the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, posted a photo of his vaccine record on Twitter. Keller, who I think is around 70, recently retired to battle cancer. … Read more Hebrews 4:1-14: Let’s Take a Break


Hebrews 3: “Reach Up”

Jeff Garrison Beaumont and Mayberry ChurchesJanuary 17, 2021Hebrews 3c2021 Introduction at the beginning of Worship        Today we’re exploring the third chapter of Hebrews. At the beginning of this series, I spoke about how this book draws on Greek rhetorical arguments and Old Testament quotes. Throughout the book, the author flows back and forth from discourse to … Read more Hebrews 3: “Reach Up”


Where Goodness Still Grows

   Amy Peterson, Where Goodness Still Grows: Reclaiming Virtue in an Age of Hypocrisy (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2020), 197 pages including notes. Fifteen years ago, I read Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue by Paul Woodruff. Since then, I’ve read it several times and have spent considerable energy thinking about virtues. Perhaps this itch drew me to this book. In … Read more Where Goodness Still Grows