Author: <span>Tom Schmidt</span>

Our church in Naperville recently met together to think through “how to listen to a sermon.” It was a fruitful and very edifying time! Here’s the notes we gave out.…

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Here’s a few quotes from Bonhoeffer’s excellent book on Christian community “Life Together.” These are all taken from the first chapter: “It is not simply to be taken for granted…

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Here’s my sermon out for Ruth 4. You can listen to the sermon here. Ruth 4: A Costly Redemption INTRO: Ecclesiastes 3:11: “God has made everything beautiful in its time.”…

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This was a good read year of reading books for me. I think the pandemic afforded more time to read. This year we read more outloud as a family together…

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A big theme in the book of Ruth is the providence of God. I like how John Piper describes providence as God’s purposeful sovereignty. God is in control of all…

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In our latest Cross of Christ Fellowship newsletter we gave 20 highlights from 2020. If you missed it, here it is.

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I start preaching a new sermon series this Sunday at our church in Naperville, Cross of Christ Fellowship, on the book of Ruth. I’ve been using Daniel Block commentary as…

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