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”

The Great Commission (podcast)

Many Christians still do not know what the Great Commission is. Is this okay? Can the Church grow if we are not going in His name and doing as He says? Episode #6 is up and ready for your listening! http://www.podcastgarden.com/episode/the-great-commission_87631

The Devil and The Dunk Tank

The county fair came to town again and visions of funnel cake and caramel apples danced in my head.  As I walked along the dirt path around the fair grounds with my oldest son we passed all the familiar sights and smells you would find at every good fair. The dart throw, the ring tossContinue reading “The Devil and The Dunk Tank”

Providence and The Christian Life

Romans 11:36 “For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen.”  The Bible reveals to us a God of providence and sovereign authority over all things. Here are 9 truths to hold on to as we place our hope in a providential God. God has providentiallyContinue reading “Providence and The Christian Life”

Jesus Loves Communion

Jesus said in Luke 22:15, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.” Have you ever noticed this text? This means that only hours before Jesus would suffer for our sins upon the cross He had an attitude of eagerness and excitement. Here are three reasons why I think JesusContinue reading “Jesus Loves Communion”

The Message of the Cross for a World of Injustice

Every day that we witness more injustice in our world we run the risk of forgetting the true message of the cross. It’s a message for a world that is condemned under sin. We are all sinners, but it gets easier to point fingers when the media publicizes the worst of the worse. But theContinue reading “The Message of the Cross for a World of Injustice”