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Jeremy Berg

Jeremy Berg is the founding and lead pastor of MainStreet Covenant Church and Professor of Bible & Theology at Solid Rock Discipleship School in Minnesota. Jeremy is completing his doctorate in New Testament Context with Dr. Scot McKnight at Northern Seminary. He holds a M.A. from Bethel Seminary and B.A. from Bethel University. He and his wife, Kjerstin, have three kids, Peter, Isaak and Abigail.

Cicero on How To Be A Friend

In the year 44 BC, Cicero was in his sixties — an old man by Roman standards — living on his farm outside of Rome removed from political power by the dictatorship of Julius Caesar. He turned to writing to ease the pain of exile and the recent loss of his beloved daughter. Among these works was a short essay on friendship dedicated to Atticus.

A Prayer for Our Nation

by Matt Erickson Let us join together in praying this prayer today. Lord, we lament the state of our nation.Lord, we lament the divisions between us as people in our nation that we cannot seem to resolve. Lord, we lament the pain, confusion, hatred, and violence that seems […]

Herod’s Tyranny & the Wise Way Out

The story of the wise men on camels bringing their gifts is intertwined with the story of an insecure, paranoid, narcissistic tyrant orchestrating terror and chaos from his palatial office. Listen to the familiar story again, this time with your eyes glued on the pathetic sociopath spinning lies and plotting peril in the Christmas story.