Some Ask “What is God?”and some, “Who is God?” Does it Matter?

A couple of years ago I started using a new Catechism by Tim Keller. The purpose was to grow deeper in my relationship with God, as well as to help a friend do the same. When we got to question 2, which asked, “What is God?”, it struck me that most people do not ask,Continue reading “Some Ask “What is God?”and some, “Who is God?” Does it Matter?”

Adoption is Commitment to Never Leave and Always Love No Matter What

On October 20th of 2016 we brought a three and a half year old girl into our family to be our daughter. The adoption of this sweet little one is more than the fulfillment of a dream. It’s a calling birthed from conviction and love. Very early in our marriage, even before any biological children,Continue reading “Adoption is Commitment to Never Leave and Always Love No Matter What”

Three Things I Do Know About Church Planting (Though I Have Much to Learn)

Since revealing the news that I’m going to be planting a Church I’ve been asked several times, “How does that even work?” “Do you even have a building yet?” “Who will come?” Now, part of me wants to tell them all the answers as if I know exactly how it’s going to work. I mean,Continue reading “Three Things I Do Know About Church Planting (Though I Have Much to Learn)”

I Can’t Believe Spurgeon Didn’t Say That

A couple days before my new book, Beeline to the Cross, released to the public, I found out some slightly disappointing news. I had been speaking with Christian George, one of my book’s endorsers, about some possible promo ideas. The thought of having his help to get the word out about the book was tremendous.Continue reading “I Can’t Believe Spurgeon Didn’t Say That”

Preaching is not the Old Way

The 18th Century preacher, John Wesley, once said, “Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin, and desire nothing but God, and I care not a straw whether they be clergymen or laymen; such alone will shake the gates of hell and set up the kingdom of heaven on Earth.” Wesley clearly believedContinue reading “Preaching is not the Old Way”

Simply Preaching Christ is a Powerful Witness

Last week I had the opportunity to speak to two of my neighbors about Christ. One is a self-proclaimed skeptic, who, when I asked if he minded specifying what he is skeptical about, he said “Just the believability of it all.” The second neighbor has a great appreciation for Christianity, but then again, he hasContinue reading “Simply Preaching Christ is a Powerful Witness”