Category Archives: ClearNote Fellowship

My Soul Among Lions

A new musical group called My Soul Among Lions has been started by friends of mine in Bloomington, Indiana, and they are working on an ambitious project to set all 150 psalms to music. They have the first 10 ready … Continue reading

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What good fathers must do

The following is a transcript of a message preached by Max Curell at the Clearnote Pastors Conference held February 19–21 at Clearnote Church, Bloomington, Indiana, titled “Fathers in God’s House: Elders must be good fathers.” It is as applicable to … Continue reading

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The economy of love

The world would think that love is something that we do to somebody else. But God says no, that’s not where the treasure of my economy, the reserves of my economy, rest. The reserves of my economy do not rest … Continue reading

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Seeing fatherhood everywhere

We need to have our eyes opened—we need to be able to see. We need to see where we are still trying to cast off the restraint. We need to see where in our lives we are trying to remove … Continue reading

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Adopted by the Father

You’re a Christian, you’re a son of God, you claim all the privileges of being a son but you will not obey your Father? You live as a slave to your sins—your lust, your greed, your alcohol, your food—you cling … Continue reading

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The Father and the Son

And he looked at us and he said to us from his chair, “I don’t have to do anything. I don’t have to take any message. You’re my message now.” And we came to an understanding of what it means … Continue reading

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Killing the Father

The world of today is the world of yesterday and Scripture. We too sacrifice our children to our own gods of autonomy, self-determination, convenience, and choice. Cannot the church bring herself to see this as an evangelistic opportunity? A gospel-centered … Continue reading

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