Author: Matthew Wireman

Please. Embedded in our consumeristic culture, there is the assumption that newer is better than older--though I prefer aged beef and cheddar to new. There is the assumption that grand and renovated and powerful is preferable to meek and lowly and weak. The church often adopts...

[audio mp3="http://www.matthewwireman.com/wp-content/uploads/Mark-1.29-39-Hearing-Healing-2.4.2018.mp3"][/audio] Mark's gospel is notorious for narrating with urgency. Throughout he uses the word "immediately." In doing so, there is a direct movement (a bee line, if you will) to the cross. He is at pains to show Jesus' authority in preaching and teaching and...

[embed]https://soundcloud.com/user-310108436/1peter-51-4-called-to-servant-leadership-1282018wav[/embed] This past Sunday Rev. Al Phillips, Director of the Greenville Baptist Association, preached my installation service from 1Peter 5.1-4 and 1Timothy 5.17-21. It was a humbling time to be with the people God has been gathering together at Christ the Redeemer to celebrate what he...