Month: August 2017

There is Hope for the Racist

There is Hope for the Racist

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for many around the world. Whether it’s racist and violent protests, threats of nuclear war, or terrorism attacks, all of us have felt the tension and hurt. It could be very easy for us to begin to get depressed by what we see happening in the world. We see images of bodies being hurled into the air or explosions and we could easily think “why is this happening? Why is there so much hatred?”…

The Sin Many Christians Forget

The Sin Many Christians Forget

Living the Christian life is one of constant battle. You see, even though our sin is covered under the blood of Christ and we are no longer responsible for the judgment of that sin, we still do it. We sin all the time, because we’re fallen human beings and it’s within our nature to sin. Yet, as Christians we cannot just ignore these sins or be laid back about dealing with them…

My Reformation Story

My Reformation Story

I’m feeling sentimental after a recent birthday and so I thought I’d map out how I came to my theological position in brief terms. 

I grew up in a reformed Baptist church. Did I know it was reformed? No. Did I know what “reformed” meant? Also, no…

Book Review: Progress in the Pulpit by Jerry Vines & Jim Shaddix

Book Review: Progress in the Pulpit by Jerry Vines & Jim Shaddix

Progress in the Pulpit is the much anticipated sequel to the popular and brilliant Power in the Pulpit. While Power in the Pulpit was essentially a book on how to preach expositionally, Progress in the Pulpit is about becoming improving one’s sermon practices and becoming more efficient in that preaching…