Recently I was reading “Scripture and the Life of God” by David Watson. It’s a short survey on some key questions surrounding the use of the Bible today. It’s especially helpful in emphasizing the way in which Scripture is given for the purpose of transformation and not merely information. One of the discussions that Dr. … Continue reading Divine inspiration and messy human authors: What if even the way we received the Bible points to Jesus?
Here's a message I shared this past Sunday at New Life Christian Center in Celina, Ohio. I really got connected with their pastors and congregation when reviveOHIO came to Mercer County last December. I love how God uses this ministry to unite believers together from different streams but who love Jesus all the same. I … Continue reading Dropping Everything to Go
This morning in our 6:00am prayer time at Grand Lake Church I was reminded of the power of a testimony. There is something breathtaking to hear another Christian share the wonders of what God is doing. Then in my devotions shortly after (I am not holy enough to have devotions before our 6:00am prayer!) I … Continue reading The Power of a Testimony
In this crazy election year, how should Christians approach the morning after? With Humility Humility is not just one of Jesus’ nice attributes. It’s at the core of his character. It’s fundamental to what we believe about the incarnation. (See Philippians 2) For followers of Jesus who want to live like him in any way, … Continue reading I voted, now what? (The morning after…)