3 simple questions I regularly think about regarding my walk with Jesus.

Photo by Emily Morter on Unsplash Each and every time I attend an event that the North American Mission Board facilitates they submit several questions to participants for the purpose of personal engagement. Too often we hear great content but fail to reflect and intentionally think how we can appropriate certain truths or principles into our lives. Questions…

Food & the Bible: Which Do You Eat More?

I spend much of my time thinking about food. Not because I’m a glutton (I don’t think I am, anyways). But so much of my days and weeks are planned out in terms of food. There’s meal planning for the next week, grocery shopping, eating at least 3 times a day, planning what I’ll pack…

Introducing the Talking Theology Along the Way Podcast

Starting with this month we will be posting episodes of our new podcast entitled Talking Theology Along the Way. As you’ll hear in this first episode, the regular contributors to the podcast are Jonathon Woodyard and Dustin Coleman, regular writers on this blog, and another good friend of ours, Jon Canler. The goal of this podcast…

My Daughter, Give Me Your Heart

I have prayed many things for my children (all girls!) over the years. I have prayed for their salvation, that God would shine the light of the gospel in their hearts. I have prayed for their future husbands, that he would be a man that loves Jesus and loves her like Jesus loves His bride. I have…

Ancient Words, Ever True

The echoes of centuries resonate deeper and louder than the currents of the present. Think about the songs we sing as a gathered church. How many of you have sung these songs in worship in the last six months: “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High”; “Shout to the Lord”; “Open the Eyes of My…

Jonathan Leeman’s, Don’t Fire Your Church Members (an outline)

I’ve recently finished reading Jonathan Leeman’s defense of congregationalism. I believe it is the single best resource on the issue today. I highly recommend the work. Jonathan Leeman, Don’t Fire Your Church Members: The Case for Congregationalism.   Nashville: B&H Academic, 2016. ISBN: 978-1433686238 $19.36 208 pages Introduction Not Just Decision Making, But Work Who…