Posts with the tag “matt-kleinhans”
Why Community Groups?
February 22nd, 2018
“The church...will always be full of sin and brokenness, but it is also a place with the power of the gospel to guide us and empower us to love one another...” “The Bible does not command Christian...
Letters to CWLA: Pastor Matt
February 16th, 2017
“Through the ups and downs of life I pray that the constant reality for you is your experience of the love of God.” In conjunction with our “Letters to a Healthy Church” sermon series, each pastor ...
Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pt 2
January 24th, 2017
In my first post I encouraged those who have never read Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his own words to read “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”In this post I’d like to give 8 reflections on this letter and...
Reflections on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Pt 1
January 11th, 2017
It has been almost 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. One of the unfortunate byproducts of time is that the words of historical figures become less and less ...
Questions Every Christian Should Be Able To Answer
October 21st, 2015
In a world (and in a city) in which remnants of a Christian worldview continue to deteriorate, it is incredibly important for Christians to be well equipped to answer the questions that arise from the...
Beautiful and Broken
September 30th, 2015
"When we live out the gospel by letting Christ break down that wall of hostility in our relationships, attitudes, interactions, and assumptions, we live as the New Creation that God has called us to b...
The Fragrance of Grace, Love,
May 19th, 2015
Before dinner my kids must wash their hands. Typically before we eat they are outside, digging in dirt, climbing trees, bouncing balls and climbing on rails, such that by the time they get upstairs th...
5 Principles That Encourage Heart Change
May 8th, 2015
My previous post on Parenting focused on how the gospel shapes our principles in parenting, in light of the fact that the Bible doesn't actually say much about parenting specifically.In this post I am...
What Motivates Love For Your Children?
May 1st, 2015
"Our Lord calls us to sacrifice in a way that truly seeks our children's best interest." What does Scripture say about parenting?Not much. There are a few verses, but really there’s not a whole lot th...
Living In The City
August 7th, 2014
"As Christians in Los Angeles we are not called to consume or fear Los Angeles, but we are called to love the city." As Christians, we are to consider how God would have us live in Los Angeles, wha...
The Limits of Our Justice
April 24th, 2014
"Because of Jesus’ death, justice is upheld, and grace is offered. God is both just and the justifier." God is a god of justice.The psalmist in Psalm 99 states: "The King in his might loves justice...
Good Princess, Bad Princess, and Our Status as Daughters of the King
October 1st, 2020
Hold Loose Your Calling, Hold Fast to Christ
September 3rd, 2020
Compassion is More Important Than You Think
August 27th, 2020
More Than We Can Ask or Imagine
July 9th, 2020
A Biblical Response to “You Do You”
May 27th, 2020