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Reformation 500

On October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed his ninety-five theses to the castle church door in Wittenberg, Germany which is used today as a date to celebrate the historic work of the Protestant Reformation. This Sunday we will celebrate this work, so as you prepare for Sunday you might enjoy watching this classic movie on Luther and this history.

Dr. Sanders' Prezi

Dr. Fred Sanders is preaching from the Psalms this weekend and here's his Prezi presentation....

Why Sermon Based CGs?

Community groups are a really important discipleship experience in our lives and also for the life of a healthy church. There are various ways of being/doing Community Groups, but we're convinced the best way is the flexible sermon based approach. Read more about it.

Why We Need Community Groups

We have new Community Groups we're trying to launch right now and we need more. DRC saints please take a moment to read this post and pray for our CGs in the city.

Spirit-Flesh Contrast in Paul

It's so crucial to understand the Spirit-Flesh contrast in the writings of the Apostle Paul not only for understanding books like Romans and Galatians, but for understanding the New Testament as whole. Here's a helpful cut-and-paste from an excellent book on Pauline Theology, that will help nail down what we've been studying on Sunday.

Local Lessons From Romans

Recently someone from church emailed about how the Romans study is equipping their witness for the gospel and worldview for cultural engagement. The note was encouraging, so (with permission) I am sharing a piece of it here with identities covered up for obvious reasons. As a preacher, it is so encouraging to hear how God is teaching folks through the ministry of the word on Sundays.

Dr. Stott on Romans 7

On Sunday, we dug into the seventh chapter of Romans, in a section that is highly misunderstood by popular evangelical teachers today that dominate the media and celebrity church culture. In any case, we dove into the text, labored to exegete it and unpack the original meaning and authorial intention. As a follow up to this week's study, check out the renowned New Testament scholar, Dr. John Stott, as he explains the text, possible interpretations and the best reading of Paul's writing and theology here. Enjoy!

In Memory of Brenda Young…

This Thursday (August 10th, 2017) at 11AM, there will be a memorial service held at Del Rey Church to give thanks to God for the life of Brenda Young. Friends and family of Brenda, we hope to see you here this Thursday. In this post you will find directions to help you arrive with ease and on time.

Pray for Del Rey

A friend of mine who pastors a church in Los Angeles asked me in an email, "how can we be praying for Del Rey Church?" And here was what I responded with, soliciting prayer for our church.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Mark Your Calendars! The last Sunday of the month is going to be a special day! We’re having a BBQ after the second church service to celebrate and we hope everyone will come.