I have been virtually absent from my blog since I began seminary. Homework and studying has eaten up any leisure time I might have to write anything that isn’t for school. I have toyed around with the idea of posting some of my papers I have written on here, but have always been certain that […]Read more "The Violence of the Bible"
Note: This talk was given to High School guys. Transcript “All things were created through Him and for Him.” – Col. 1:16 We host Let’s Talk every quarter because of that verse. If your view of the Bible is that it is only a helpful guide when dealing with “spiritual” things, like church, prayer, […]Read more "Let’s Talk: Sex"
Here is an email response given to someone who asked me this question awhile ago – it is a question I am asked fairly frequently, so I figured it would be helpful to just put it into a post. If you are unfamiliar with the “Unforgivable Sin”, it is found in Mark 3:22-30, Luke 12:8-10, […]Read more "Have I Committed the Unforgivable Sin?"
Notes: Last night the President got on television before the nation and delivered the State of the Union address (I’m sure you all were watching it). In it, the President gives a bit of a summary as to where the state of our nation and where we are headed. I am viewing this sermon […]Read more "Sola in 2016 (Col. 3:1-17)"
500 years ago, the church was very different than it was today. 500 years ago, the church was organized under the pope in the Roman Catholic system, which acted more like a government than a church. The church believed that salvation was only found in the Roman Catholic church, and God’s teaching could only be […]Read more "How to Read the Bible (2 Tim. 3:14-17)"
27 And they came again to Jerusalem. And as he was walking in the temple, the chief priests and the scribes and the elders came to him, 28 and they said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things, or who gave you this authority to do them?” 29 Jesus said to them, “I will ask […]Read more "Puncturing Pretensions (Mark 11:27-33)"
Sometimes, when I am reading God’s Word, it feels like I am soaring through a galaxy of glory. I am being convicted of sin, seeing the sufficiency of Christ’s atonement, the comfort of the sovereignty of God, the intricate plan of redemptive history, or the power of the resurrection. The Bible seems so relevant and so […]Read more "The Bible Isn’t About You"