Growing up, I did not like the discipline of reading. I would much rather play basketball outside or play video games inside. Reading felt like a hobby of old, sort of like listening to the radio for evening entertainment—we have TV now! Then something happened, the Lord saved me. My eyes were opened to the … More An Encouragement for Every Christian to Read
Book review for David F. Wells, The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World, 2nd edition. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing, 2017. Summary: Last Shepherds’ Conference (2020) I picked this book up on my way out the bookstore. I figured I’d give it a read and I am grateful that I was given the opportunity to … More Book Review: “The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World” by David F. Wells
How to change a tire. How to mow the lawn. How to grill a steak. How to treat a woman. How to shave. How to respect your elders. How to be a gentleman. These, and many other skills are often passed down from father to son. While some of these skills are cultural and some … More What My Father Taught Me as a Child
I was reading in Luke 9 when Jesus cleansed a man who was possessed by many demons. Jesus and the disciples found him as after they had crossed the Galilean Sea. It seems that Jesus was looking particularly for him. Remember early in Luke 4. Jesus said he is fulfilling the passages in Isaiah about … More Jesus Left him
I know a place where justice and righteousness is always present: “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; Lovingkindness and truth go before You.” Psalm 89:14 I know a place where mercy and grace are available in our time of need: “Therefore let us draw draw near with confidence to the throne of … More I Know a Place . . .