Articles from The Summit Institute.
“I don‟t even know who I am any more.” But Moses said to God, "Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?" (Exodus 3:11)
The most popular theory today against the Bible is that the gospels are a bunch of myths and legends. As the theory goes, Jesus was a great guy with some commendable teachings, but the stories we have about him in the four gospels are made-up legends intended to beef up Christianity’s claims.
Three summers ago I had the opportunity to go backpacking across the snow covered peaks of British Columbia, Canada. One afternoon we approached the downhill slope of a massive glacier which was covered in snow.
Resurrection Reflections is a three part series written by Summit Church members during the 2011 Easter Season. In part 2 of the series Zach Hanlon, small group leader and blogger, reflects on why the resurrection is such amazing news for humanity.
Resurrection Reflections is a three part series written by Summit Church members during the 2011 Easter Season. In part 1 of the series Eric Stortz, Director of Equip at the Summit Church, reflects on why the resurrection is such amazing news for humanity.
It is easy to read the Parable of the Prodigal Son and come away with a very bad parenting strategy for rebellious children. Some might read the parable and think, "If God the Father gives his child everything he asked for (Luke 15:12), then should I too?"
Summit's counseling pastor, Brad Hambrick, reflects on Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis: "But I wonder whether people who ask God to interfere openly and directly in our world quite realize what it will be like when He does...."
This post is meant to offer guidance to common "what now" questions that could emerge from Pastor JD's sermon on Luke 11 and 18 preached at The Summit Church, the weekend of April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.
We watch as this nameless lady with a "discharge of blood" comes to Jesus. The crowd was thick enough that she had to "contaminate" many people with her own "uncleanness" as she struggled to get close enough to touch him.
In Luke 1:5-25 Elizabeth and Zechariah deal with infertility. Actually, we only see the end of their struggle. As Zechariah said (foot heading into mouth), "I'm old and my wife is REALLY old (v.7)." For a couple that had lived a long life mutually honoring God (v. 6), this pain was not new.