Our Supposed Self-Sufficiency

“For in him we live and move and have our being…” (Acts 17:28 NIV) Day after day, week after week we go through routines. We wake up, get ready, go to work, get home, and go to sleep. Same ole’, same ole’. As life continues–and things become mundane and repetitive–we continue in this pattern andContinue reading “Our Supposed Self-Sufficiency”

Why Expository Preaching is Best

There are basically two types of preaching: expository and topical. Expository preaching is when you preach verse-by-verse through a book of the Bible. Topic preaching is when you take a topic and find Bible verses that seem to correlate with the topic you want to preach on. There has always been a debate on whichContinue reading “Why Expository Preaching is Best”

Imputation for Everday Life

“For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2 Cor. 5:21 ESV) Numerous are the doctrines that many well-meaning Christians say, “What does this have to do with everyday life?” It’s a valid question. It’s an important one, something all ChristiansContinue reading “Imputation for Everday Life”

What an Ultrasound Reveals

Recently, my wife and I went to another ultrasound appointment. During this particular one, not only did we see (!) the baby’s heartbeat, but she–yes, she!–was literally moving around. My wife said that “it’s like when you get in the tub with barely any water as a kid and just slide up and down.” It was likeContinue reading “What an Ultrasound Reveals”