List ‘Em

I was oddly encouraged while doing my taxes the other day. (That's not a sentence you'll read too often from people in my tax bracket). I was getting ready to file my taxes via a popular do-it-yourself website and something seemed amiss. I was expecting to owe thousands of dollars to Uncle Sam, but the … Continue reading List ‘Em


The Proof of Gospel-Centered Parenting

In Deuteronomy 6, Moses introduced the idea of gospel-centered parenting to the people of Israel. Now, upon hearing this declaration, you might say, "Wait...Jesus had not yet come, so the gospel had not yet been fully revealed." True enough. But in Deuteronomy 6, we find the single most important declaration in Jewish life, the Shema. … Continue reading The Proof of Gospel-Centered Parenting

Do You Believe In Miracles?

I am of the opinion that if you are not constantly re-examining your doctrine, then you probably are not reading your Bible consistently or correctly. Is that too harsh? Here’s why I believe that to be true.  We all bring presuppositions to the biblical text.  We all have some grid through which we view the … Continue reading Do You Believe In Miracles?


Suffocatingly Beautiful

Have you ever been lost in painful contemplation?  Have you ever felt restlessness creep into your soul?  Even if you had someone to talk to who could empathize with you, you just could not communicate the goings on deep in your soul that had you so introspective.  Ever been there?  I was there last night.  … Continue reading Suffocatingly Beautiful


Don’t Jack With the Presence of God: Part 2

I believe that I have failed to adequately cover this topic in only one post.  My friend Chad posted a comment on the previous post that exposed this truth.  In this quick article, I will do my best to answer his question and complete our exploration of the topic.  Here is his question:"So, because God … Continue reading Don’t Jack With the Presence of God: Part 2


The Responsibility of Prayer

I was going to write on Leviticus chapter 10 today, but God hammered me with a specific conviction that I feel needs to be communicated to as many as will read this (hopefully it is more than usual).A couple of nights ago, I was preparing for an upcoming speaking engagement in the book of James.  … Continue reading The Responsibility of Prayer


Jews, Samaritans and True Worship

"...the time is coming when it will no longer matter whether you worship the Father on this mountain or in Jerusalem. 22 You Samaritans know very little about the one you worship, while we Jews know all about him, for salvation comes through the Jews. 23 But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now—when true … Continue reading Jews, Samaritans and True Worship