“In your thinking be mature”
A Deadly Lifestyle: How I Feel About Church and the Bible Right Now
I'm wrestling with some big, theological and doctrinal questions right now... and it is exhausting! This blog post is a description of what it feels like to go to church and read the bible. It's not how I want to feel, but this is where I'm at... and I really don't know what to do.
God's Attributes Make Prayer Possible
What makes Christian prayer different from prayer in other religions. There are a number of differences, but the essential one is the God to whom Christians are praying. The character and nature of the God of the Bible makes prayer possible!
Attributes of God
Understanding the Temptation of Jesus in Light of Matthew 3:17
I propose that Matthew's account of the temptation of Jesus is best understood in light of the previous events which occurred at the baptism of Jesus (especially Matthew 3:17). I present the case for my argument and how this reading of the temptation of Jesus helps us understand the passage better.
Temptation of Jesus
Baptism of Jesus
Church History Covenant
This is the covenant to be signed by the attendees and leaders of the ISM Summer Study Series on Church History.
Does Every Word in the Bible Only Have One Meaning?
This blog post addresses the common, evangelical claim that every word in the Bible only has one meaning.
Judge Not the Lord by Feeble Sense, but Trust Him for His Grace
A poem by William Cowper.
Questions about Exegetical Preaching
Questions regarding the validity and foundation of exegetical preaching.
Why you should value people more.
Struggling Against Sin
Thoughts on what to do when fighting sin seems more costly than the sin itself.
Assurance of Salvation and Our Affections
Are 'affections for Jesus' a good way to be assured of salvation?
Assurance of Salvation