God Loves Me, Right?

This post was originally published at Gospel-Centered Discipleship. I highly recommend you check them out if you're looking for other content that is rich in gospel truths. The worship band starts up and you sing lyrics you’ve heard a hundred times before: “How deep the Father’s love for us, how vast beyond all measure, that he should give his only Son, To make a wretch his treasure.” But the words catch in your throat. You don’t feel like a … Continue reading God Loves Me, Right?

From His Fullness

For from His fullness we have all received, grace upon grace (John 1:16). Jesus is full of grace. Another way to say it is that He has an abundance of grace. But this abundance is almost beyond imagination. It isn't that Jesus is full of grace like Bill Gates' bank account is full of cash … Continue reading From His Fullness

Living a Radically Ordinary Life?

David Platt’s Radical has made more than a little impact on Christianity in America. It’s somewhat astounding that after being published in 2010 the book still receives a significant amount of attention. I say it’s astounding because our cultural and religious fads seem to have a lifespan comparable to that of a mayfly. But this … Continue reading Living a Radically Ordinary Life?

Down in the Ministry Dumps

There are some days that I feel worthless as a minister. It's on those days that all of my shortcomings seem to be glaring brighter than the sun. Those boring sermons I've delivered. The students who have left the church for the things of this world. My neglected duties as a husband. The weight is … Continue reading Down in the Ministry Dumps