Pastor, Let’s Think This Year: John Calvin as Model of Thoughtfulness

By all accounts, John Calvin, the great Genevan reformer and systematician of the Reformation age, was an educated man. His early educational endeavors help set a trajectory toward a rigorous pattern of intellectual engagement that will mark his ministry. If pastors would cultivate a robust life of the mind (and they should), then paying attention…

Flashback Wednesday: What I Learned in the Hospital

We’re doing something new here at Theology Along the Way! On Wednesdays, we’ll be flashing back to a popular post from years in the past. Hope you enjoy this one from last January: This past week I had to be hospitalized as an unidentified virus was breaking down the muscles in my legs. It brought…

Encouragement for individuals struggling w/depression; 7 principles for receiving correction; 3 reasons to hire women in the local church

Each Wednesday Jonathon, Dustin, and I post a “Worth Your Look” of some resources we would like to commend to you. Here is this weeks: 9 verses to shine the light of hope and encouragement for individuals struggling with depression. We’re not advocating these verses are a panacea to depression, but our hope and prayer…

F.O.M.O. → the “fear of missing out” is a real thing and it’s perhaps one of the strongest lures of the smartphone.

Photo by Zach Meaney on Unsplash Part 2: A Summary Post from Tony Reinke’s book, “12 Ways Your phone is Changing You” The twelves ways Reinke shares that our phones are changing us are… We are addicted to distraction We ignore flesh and blood. We crave immediate approval We lose our literacy We feed on the produced We…

Here’s some of the books I’m reading in 2018

Photo by Janko Ferlič on Unsplash “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” – Harry Truman. I absolutely love to read. My love for reading began around the start of my freshman year at the University of Kentucky in 1998.  Providentially, this was also the time that I became much more serious about living out…