Pastoral thoughts on growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
When obedience is paraded around like the final point of the Bible--and in many churches of diverse persuasions, that is EXACTLY what happens--we've lost our way badly. ... Keep Reading
I had a "first" this week. I've lived thirty years on this earth--"many of which have been spent receiving Bible education from second grade through seminary and beyond--"but I'd never listened to a John Piper sermon! Shocking, I know. But that changed on Wednesday, and I'm glad it did.... Keep Reading
Well... ok, one post on Ecclesiastes. What a marvelous train wreck of a Bible book! I don't mean that in a derogatory way, but in a worshipful one. It is this way because it takes my life, and the things that I naturally and normally value, and it one by one rips them away from my grasping fingers. ... Keep Reading
The heart of the Christian is a new heart, made that way by the Holy Spirit in union with Jesus Christ. Our lives are now about a response to that incredible grace that has spilled over onto our lives. That relationship births joy and freedom.... Keep Reading