Three simple steps to a pursuing a biblically based dream. … More New York City…just a dream?
Success, failure, ups, downs, joy, and regret. I had one of those years that is a blur, not because it went fast but because I just don’t remember. I don’t remember last Christmas or Thanksgiving. I don’t remember what I got for Christmas or what I bought my children. I don’t remember the New Year … More 2018, I have forgotten you…
If someone tells you that you are a good person, you might assume that it is because of something they have observed within you or in your life. However, if you ask someone else, “Are you a good person?” Their response is usually along the lines of, “Yea I think I’m a pretty good person.” … More We Must Be Better
Five years ago, we moved to Phoenix to be closer to you, mom and Ric Dad. Five years ago we had Emalynn arrive a month early and we were unprepared. Five years ago you would pick up Levi, who was two, and babysit him so that Katie could try and sleep. Five years ago I … More The Year of 5’s
Is the concept of substitutionary atonement biblical? Many Christians are starting to question a foundational concept in scripture that has been believed for two thousand years. Here is a defense of our faith. … More Is Substitutionary Atonement Necessary?
Mission Impossible Fallout was more than fancy foot work and explosions. it dealt with the matter of the heart, it answered the question of what do we do with regret. … More No Regrets in Mission Impossible Fallout
I was asked to write a post responding to this question from a friend. He has given his life back to Christ and is in the midst of some trying circumstances and has been struggling to feel that God is with him. What I love about the wording of the question is that it assumes … More What do you do when God is silent?
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12, NIV *Preface: If you would like an extensive theological breakdown of some of the controversial concepts within “The Shack,” which there are several, you can look to any number of resources on the internet. I will simply highlight … More The Shack: Book or Movie?
It has been several years now since I have known R. York Moore and we have managed to keep in touch since finishing our Graduate work at Fuller Seminary. We were placed in the same cohort of about twenty other students in a program that allowed us, even required us, to be in full time … More Praise for “Do Something Beautiful” by R. York Moore (National Evangelist InterVarsity, USA)
(Click on Image to view CNN Article of his full speech) Where to start, the lighthearted or the deeper things of life? He does both. Of course mixed in with lines of comedy, which comedians and actors do all the time. They mix their message with humor, and Chris Pratt nails it. You can read … More MTV’s Generation Award goes to the the comical theologian, Chris Pratt!