Category: Writings

Thoughts after the election

Election week is coming to an end. We thought it would be over and there would be closure to a grueling process. Yet, so much remains unknown. What are Christians to do? My thoughts:

Moving to 50/50, wisely

In the summer of 2010, I eagerly attended the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Orlando, Florida. My primary purpose in going was to vote for the adoption of the recommendations of the Great Commission Resurgence (GCR) taskforce. A decade ago, this vision was cast… Continue Reading “Moving to 50/50, wisely”

Pride and the Resurrection

As we come to the cross, the place where our shame and sin were destroyed, we must come on our knees, humble before our God. We go to the cross remembering that the one who went there first, went there with a humble heart.

Are you Desperate?

I believe the Bible shows a clear pattern of the necessity of being desperate for God. The pattern goes something like this: God calls someone to Himself who is desperate, they follow for a while, they slowly become less desperate for God, their relationship is ultimately ruined, they are separated from God, they become desperate once again, God calls them…

Observations for the Day After an Election

As I peck away at the keyboard, millions of Americans will go vote today. Sadly, only about 1 in 3 Americans who are of voting age will actually vote in this election and many do not even take thie privilege seriously. I recently overheard… Continue Reading “Observations for the Day After an Election”

From the Depths

Several months ago I began leading us through Psalm 107. We have seen examples of the greatness of our God’s salvation and how far His reach can be. The final example he gives begins in verse twenty-three. It is different. Honestly, I thought at… Continue Reading “From the Depths”

You Can’t Handle the Truth!

As I sat watching a hearing taking place in Washington, DC, I began to think about the truth. Witnesses were giving testimony about events that took place in a foreign land over 18 months ago. Regardless of the outcome of these hearings or others… Continue Reading “You Can’t Handle the Truth!”

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Brought out of Darkness

Some sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, prisoners in affliction and in irons, for they had rebelled against the words of God, and spurned the counsel of the Most High. So he bowed their hearts down with hard labor; they fell… Continue Reading “Brought out of Darkness”