I didn’t write as much as I wanted on my blog this year. Sigh. But I did write a book. Humble Calvinism: If I Know The 5 Points But Have Not Love… was my canvas, my stone block, the grizzly I wrestled for most of 2018. Early mornings, late nights, and pockets of time on […]
I know you are just going to scan this list and get the recommendations. So, you ready? Here we go. C.S. Lewis Category Yes. The man gets his own category.
Moses is a mixologist. Back in Exodus 32, Moses takes that Aaron-crafted golden calf, the one worshiped by the Israelites, and he smashes it into a powder. Get this scene in your eyes.
When’s the last time, as an adult, you paid attention at a kids birthday party? A youngin’ not your own? As grown ups, we aren’t found as frequently on the trampolines that can bounce us into a major knee surgery. We aren’t hanging from obstacles and giggling over the 1,200 calorie slice of cake dressed […]
Studying the Final Things, the End Times, and the Eschaton can get confusing. So much jargon, spooky scenarios—an Anti-Christ, 666, stars falling from the sky, etc.—and so many charts. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Did you know I host a podcast on writing? I never thought anyone else would listen to it. But, you guys, I’m so encouraged by the emails and tweets, and even handshakes at conferences, from listeners. Thanks for listening. You are the reason I keep it going.
Bullies are the worst. When I see a kid being picked on by a bully, I barge in and confront the punk—even if it’s at the Chick-fil-a playground. (Yes, I really did confront a bully in the playground.) Church bullies are just as sinister. I can’t stand it.
“‘Teacher,’ they said to him, ‘this woman was caught in the act of committing adultery. In the law Moses commanded us to stone such women. So what do you say?’” (John 8:4–5 CSB) The Bible Belt often presents a Jesus that is foreign to the faith once for all delivered to the saints. One of the […]
When a pastor, professor, or friend in the church falls from sexual sin, does it make a sound? Yes. And it’s louder than when a tree falls.