With this historical decision, we’ve just begun to witness how society will choose to react and respond. As Christians, we must pay careful attention to how we, the church, choose to respond, so that we might avoid sinful responses, common temptations, and an ungodly testimony. My prayer is that we consider the following actions as … More How Christians Can Respond to the Overturning of Roe v. Wade
I like to post pictures of my kids and family, delicious food I enjoy with my wife, a few quotes from Christian books I’m reading, and an occasional funny Christian meme on social media. But I rarely engage in online debates. Whenever I open Facebook or Twitter for my daily source of encouragement (I’m joking), … More Why Should Pastors Avoid Online Quarrels?
Years ago, I wrote a post entitled Six Prayers for My Daughter that listed a few important prayers for my daughter which are still on my heart. So as my son’s first birthday is coming up, I wanted to share six prayers that I have for him as his father. Though some of the prayers … More Six Prayers for My Son
We fill our Google calendars with events, parties, work trips, and basketball games. We use our smart phones to schedule things most important, most urgent, and of most value to us. We make decisions about our schedule every day because it is an important part of our lives. But are we using our schedules in … More Serving Others with Our Schedule
I’ve been listening to this song on repeat the last couple weeks. I’ve posted it below along with the lyrics. Here are two lines that stick out to me: (1) “Oh to taste and see the gospel as I never have before” – Over familiarity with the Gospel can lead to a bland Christianity that … More Music Monday: Be A Lamp