How We Should Respond When God Says No

During our first pregnancy, my wife and I pulled into the hospital parking lot, both eager and anxious to see our baby for the first time via ultrasound. I parked the car and we decided that we needed to pray. We prayed, of course, for everything to go smoothly. Everything did not go smoothly. GodContinue reading “How We Should Respond When God Says No”

#WorshipWednesday – A Theology of Worship

For this week’s #WorshipWednesday, I am linking an article by Kevin DeYoung at The Gospel Coalition. In it, DeYoung writes about the theology of worship: what it’s ultimately for, what it’s focused on, what it’s based on, among other things. Churches would do well to follow this. Click the link below: A Theology of Worship

The Trinity is More Practical than You Think

This post was adapted from my lesson during Equipping Hour at Sovereign Grace Bible Church on April 7, 2019. This is the second post in a series of two. To read the first, click here. Due to length, I am only sharing three ways in which the Trinity is practical. The Trinity is a doctrineContinue reading “The Trinity is More Practical than You Think”

How Should We Handle the “Social Justice” Debate?

If you’ve peaked your head into the news realm in the past few years—specifically as it pertains to evangelicalism—you will undoubtedly see the discussions centered around one concept: social justice. (Even though I don’t think this is a good term to use, we will use it for the sake of the argument.) Whether we believeContinue reading “How Should We Handle the “Social Justice” Debate?”

Theology of the Week: Justification by Faith Alone

About a week ago I told my wife I wanted to start shooting video content for my blog. She suggested doing some type of material where I talked about a theological doctrine that is impacting me each week. So, I did. Of course, this is my first video, so the quality isn’t amazing and theContinue reading “Theology of the Week: Justification by Faith Alone”

What is the Trinity?

This post was adapted from my lesson during Equipping Hour at Sovereign Grace Bible Church on April 7, 2019. This is the first post in a series of two. There are several doctrines of the Christian faith that leave us asking, “Now what does that mean again?” We find that since these doctrines are soContinue reading “What is the Trinity?”

#WorshipWednesday – The Universalism of Worship

Back in 2005, David Foster Wallace—famous author and known secularist—said these words at the commencement ceremony at Kenyon College: “Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship. And the compelling reason for maybe choosing some sort of god or spiritual-type thing to worship…is that pretty much anything else you worship will eatContinue reading “#WorshipWednesday – The Universalism of Worship”

The Perils of Planned Revivals

You’ve probably seen it before: you’re driving down the road, and to your right you see that the local Baptist church is scheduling a revival on so-and-so dates. To most people, this doesn’t make them think twice. It’s ordinary. It’s normal. But here’s the big issue: Holy Spirit-led revival isn’t ordinary. It is not normal.Continue reading “The Perils of Planned Revivals”

#WorshipWednesday – Why Does God Command Us To Worship Him?

For this #WorshipWednesday, I am sharing a sermon snippet from John Piper. In this 7-minute video, he asks and answers the question: Why does God command our worship? Does that make God needy? Piper, in his energetic form, says, “What if admiration were the highest pleasure and what if God we’re the most admirable being?Continue reading “#WorshipWednesday – Why Does God Command Us To Worship Him?”