So, we are officially 2 weeks into 2019. How is it going so far? How are your resolutions (if you made any)? Have you broke that diet, yet? Have you already spent that money you said you were going to save? What about that Bible reading plan? Are you already having to play catch up? … Continue reading What If 2019 Isn’t The Best Year Ever?
"Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life." | Proverbs 4:23 If you've been reading the headlines lately regarding the Southern Baptist Convention, you'd recognize that we have stepped away from doctrinal "discussions" and have moved on to seeing certain individuals whose character is being questioned (rightfully) and even some … Continue reading Guard Your Heart
I woke up Wednesday morning and, just like many others, was shocked with the news of the passing of Billy Graham. It was a tragic celebration. As believers in Christ, we know Billy Graham is celebrating with his late wife and, more importantly, Jesus Christ in Heaven. My social media news feed was flooded with … Continue reading The World Does Not Need Another Billy Graham
For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death. For see what earnestness this godly grief has produced in you, but also what eagerness to clear yourselves, what indignation, what fear, what longing, what zeal, what punishment! At every point you have proved yourselves innocent in the … Continue reading Joy In Conviction
Did you know that 87% of Americans who own a pair of running shoes do not run? I'm not 100% sure how accurate that statement is, but it seems plausible. Now, what if I asked how many Christians owned a Bible and read it? Would it be around the same percentage? Maybe higher. Philippians 3:12 … Continue reading Run Hard After Jesus
I love to read. As a pastor, I find my time reading more non-fiction, but I love to escape into a good piece of fiction at times. In fact, for every 2-3 works of non-fiction I read, I squeeze in a work of fiction. At times, my friends ask me, "How do you read so … Continue reading How To Read More