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How we all twist the Bible

I know each of us likes to believe that our understanding of the Bible is right. Obviously, if we knew it was wrong we would change! Here’s the problem: we all have holes in our theology and in our...

Explainable Sins

This week I wanted to cover a plague that has been sweeping Christianity for the last few years. Jerry Bridges calls it “Respectable Sins” in his book with the same title, but here I will call it explainable sins....

Where Up is Down and Less is More

I work a lot with University students. The nice thing you get to see when working with students is a lot of anticipation and hope for the future. Almost every student thinks they will have a great future. It...

Tis the Season for Change

Thanksgiving is just a few days away. For many of us that means food, family and football. But for others of us it means the last day before the big Christmas season kicks off. I have always wondered why...

Slow Down

So I have been a little busy this last week. How about you all? Is anyone not busy out there? I feel like we have replaced the word “good” with “busy” when someone asks how we are doing. We...

BUILDING UP or tearing down?

“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:11). Are you REALLY doing this? Or are you more likely to be the critical person who finds fault with everyone? Or are...

Where to run

Some of you may be hurting. Some of you may be so busy, stressed or burned out you aren’t even hurting, you’re just numb. Some of you may be having the best day of your life. Whatever situation you...

Be a True Worshiper

Sorry for the two week hiatus. Getting engaged and going on vacation will do that to a guy I guess. Anyways, I have had a very fun and busy two weeks, but have felt a bit of a void....