There are many blessings for Christians that come from living in the United States. We have the freedom to assemble for worship, we have the freedom to talk about our faith and proclaim the gospel. Due to the wealth this nation has enjoyed, we have been one of the greatest, if not the greatest, sending … More Religious Freedom, Apathy, and Ears That Cannot Hear: The Challenge of Evangelizing in America
Friday late afternoon, I was happily seated in my favorite armchair, fire roaring, kids occupied, and throughly engrossed in a book I had started that day: The Sovereignty of God by A.W. Pink. (It is an excellent biblical look at the doctrine of God’s sovereignty, and if you have not read it, I highly recommend … More Irony: A real life example
Are you a Christian who is secretly wondering how other believers around you are ‘led by the Spirit’ or ‘know God’s will’ for their particular lives, all while feeling like you did not receive the secret decoder ring upon conversion? I have good news for you. This is how: That’s my left hand, pointing at … More How are we led by the Spirit? How do we know God’s will?
I grew up listening to country music thanks to my parents and grandparents, who were fans. There is a country song that was released back in 1980 by a man named Johnny Lee called ‘Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places‘ and it is one of those tunes that gets in your head to … More Lookin’ for Love in all the Wrong Places
In recent years, mental health and mental illness have become more widely recognized and discussed in our society. This is a good thing. The stigma of mental illness needs to be removed so that individuals who need help can have the confidence to seek it, and those that love them can receive the support they … More Heinous Crime and Mental Illness Vs. Evil
I love studying the Old Testament. In my personal daily reading plan I have been in Genesis, and for the last several days have been reading through the account of Joseph. Joseph’s life is such a wonderful example of God’s providence and sovereignty, two of my favorite theological topics. I delight in reading that Joseph … More Joseph, a type of Christ
Here in the United States, the last few days have been chock-full of emotion and controversy. I cannot think of another season in my lifetime where I have seen the country this divided and vitriolic. More than half of the country is unhappy and concerned about the election of Donald Trump and people are up … More God does not need Christian’s to compromise in order to get His message out or accomplish His plans