I felt like since I have a lot of experience in marriage and people should listen to my advice and thoughts, I would write a blog post on marriage. Please. I’m joking. I do, however, want to give my thoughts on how marriage has been for our first two years. As most know, marriage can … More What I’ve Learned from Marriage in Two Years
“Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” (Colossians 3:2) Recently I was at work and decided to listen to music. I opened Spotify and went to the T4G Live playlist, as I love listening to live worship music. The first song I played was “Jesus, Thank You.” … More Having the Colossians 3:2 Perspective
Awhile back at my church (Sovereign Grace Bible Church), I taught equipping hour. I decided to teach on arguably the toughest doctrine: the hypostatic union (hereafter HU). I believe I taught it well by God’s grace, but getting into all the detail and nuance can get pretty sticky without accidentally saying something heretical. So, with … More The Hypostatic Union: What it is and Why it Matters
People do not drift toward holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline of … More Why You Must be Intentional in Your Pursuit of Holiness
There are many biblical reasons why Jesus died for us. For a good list of them, read John Piper’s book on it—you can read his ten reasons here. They are all great reasons and showcase the glory of God in it all. With that being said, there are also some bad answers to the question … More Did Jesus Die for us Because We Are Valuable?
Jesus gives one of his most counter-cultural commands in Luke 9:23. In this passage, He says “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” In an over-the-top selfish culture, this command from the Son of God runs the opposite way. But why does Jesus … More The Call to Self-Denial in a Self-Absorbed Culture