Jeremy Sarber
Pastor and Bible teacher

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Did Paul believe in the Trinity?

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy,...

Should you take social media breaks?

I’ve probably said enough recently about my gravitation toward a less-tech existence, but I’m reminded yet again of technology’s shortcomings....

Time, word count, and an aspiration to write books

In hindsight, I should have taken advantage of my flexible schedule as a full-time pastor. For the most part, I set my own hours, but I didn’t...

Living like it’s 1999

The following was originally sent to recipients of my Sunday Letters. As I approach the hill’s crest—I’m only two years shy of forty—I’m becoming...

Learning from Paul to make disciples

Sadly, we often avoid talking to others about Christ. Fear or awkwardness overcomes us. A lack of confidence whispers in our ear, “You’re not...

Why I moved my blog from WordPress to Blot

Everyone knows of WordPress. It’s the unofficial king of blogging platforms. If a blogger doesn’t already use it, he’s likely read a thousand...

A brief review of ‘Unfollow’ by Megan Phelps-Roper

Years ago, Fred Phelps, infamous pastor of Westboro Baptist Church, mailed me a form letter in an effort to recruit my congregation to his cause. He...

Websites should not be so slow

Commenting on my website’s most recent design, a friend remarked, “Looks like you built it about twenty years ago.” “Thank you for noticing,” I...

The apostle Paul’s urgent mission

As the maps in the back of your Bible will show you, Paul traveled extensively throughout his ministry. He believed his mission was so urgent that,...

A Christian mother joins the penitent thief of Luke 23 in paradise

I officiated the funeral of Sharon Rice, 80, at Billings Funeral Home in Elkhart, Indiana on October 13, 2019. Luke 23:39-43, the penitent thief...

How does someone in funeral service deal with death day after day?

People sometimes ask me how I’m able to do what I do for a living. As of July, I’m a funeral home chaplain. I meet with grieving families after...