We use all sorts of activities and attributes to define ourselves. Runner. Writer. Foodie. Christian. Jesus freak. Agnostic. Democrat. Libertarian. Baller. Coffee snob. Reader. Dad. Mom. Reluctant father-in-law. Our social media bios are filled with descriptors like these. Now, let's be honest. Just because I list something on my bio doesn't mean that it's true. … Continue reading Jesus is Greater than Your Twitter Bio
And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God … Continue reading A Prayer for 2015
Here are a couple of great quotes from Martyn Lloyd-Jones' classic Studies in the Sermon on the Mount: There is nothing more important in the Christian life than the way in which we approach the Bible, and the way in which we read it. It is our textbook, it is our only source, it is our … Continue reading A People of the Book
"Judge not, lest you be judged." Few Bible verses are quoted more than those six words. You can imagine the situation: Two young ladies—we'll call them Jen and Joan—are sitting there discussing life, and the topic turns to sexual sin. Joan, it turns out, is sleeping with her boyfriend. Jen proceeds to tell Joan that … Continue reading Is It Right to Judge Others?
Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without … Continue reading Our Great High Priest
Today's post was written by Shane Shaddix, a friend of mine from Imago Dei Church and PhD student at SEBTS. Shane recently started blogging at Practicing Discipleship, so you should do yourself a favor and follow his blog. Healthy things reproduce. This is one of those statements that is so obvious that it doesn't even really … Continue reading Healthy Things Reproduce
I've been reading through Andy Davis' An Infinite Journey: Growing Toward Christlikeness, which has been great so far. Hopefully, I'll have a chance to write up a full book review in the future, but, until then, I wanted to share a snippet of the book that I believe to be a much-needed word for Christians, … Continue reading The Two Journeys of Christianity