I must admit that there are times when I feel restless. There are times when sin of anxiety and worry manifest in sleepless nights; a form of rebellion against trusting in a sovereign God. So, as a Christian, when I feel the temptation to give in to such sins I must fight by the Spirit … More Waging War Against Worry
One time, my wife and I were at a restaurant and I kindly asked the waiter if there was shrimp in the soup. He replied no and so we ordered it. I asked not because I don’t like shrimp—I actually love shrimp. I asked because my wife is allergic to shrimp. Still, a few hours … More You Got Served
There are so many different kinds of New Year’s resolutions. People can make honest evaluations of their lives and see the need for change in every area. These can often manifest themselves in the different kinds of resolutions we make. Whether it is personal health, relationships, professional development, or finances there is always something in … More 2020 Goal: Love.
Martin, Albert N. The Man of God: His Calling and Godly Life. Pastoral Theology, Volume 1. Montville, NJ: Trinity Pulpit Press, 2018. Summary: Before the main body of the text, there is a proper introduction and a biographical sketch of the author. This is helpful because it provides the backdrop, weight, and credibility to which he approaches … More Book Review: “The Man of God: His Calling and Godly Life” by Albert N. Martin
Worship is the greatest priority of ALL creation. God calls for all of His creation to recognize His greatness and goodness (Ps 117). Worship is where creation finds fulfillment. We were made to worship our Creator. Still, this beautiful calling is a dangerous one because God not only cares that we worship, but how we worship (see … More Preparing for Corporate Worship