A couple weeks ago my family was at our local golf course. There is a kid’s playground there so we were enjoying watching Jovi have the time of her life on it. All of the sudden my wife’s car–that was turned off and locked–decided to sound it’s alarm. It did that three times within theContinue reading “Sometimes Life is Just Inconvenient”
We have been saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, according to Scripture alone, for the glory of God alone. Jesus Christ is our only hope. We will not find any rock-solid hope, any steadfast assurance, any grand salvation outside of the blood of Christ. As the timeless hymn begins: “In ChristContinue reading “Christ Alone”
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 it’s not the greatest term to use.) This term has greatly divided the body of Christ. Faithful Christians aren’t agreeing, metaphorical walls haveContinue reading “Navigating the “Social Justice” Debate”
We have been saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, according to Scripture alone, for the glory of God alone. It was midnight. Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns as fellow prisoners listened. Unbeknownst to them, an earthquake came abruptly, the chains fell off all the prisoners, and the doorsContinue reading “Faith Alone”
We have been saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, according to Scripture alone, for the glory of God alone. What is grace? One definition says it is simply “courteous goodwill.” That can certainly be true, as humans use the term grace in multiple ways, as we do with a plethora ofContinue reading “Grace Alone”
Start your day off believing, cherishing, and meditating on these three breathtaking words: God loves you. God’s love isn’t like the culture’s love—one of transaction or a if-you-do-this-I’ll-do-that type of love. God’s love isn’t a Hallmark love. It’s a covenantal. It’s a love that compels you not to remain in your sin. It’s a loveContinue reading “God Loves You.”
In this #TwoMinuteTuesday video, I talk about the active and passive obedience of Jesus Christ. Enjoy!
We have been saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, according to Scripture alone, for the glory of God alone. If one were to say, “Tell me your Protestant without telling me your Protestant,” I believe a good way to answer that would be to explain the five solas, like the aboveContinue reading “Introducing the Five Solas”
I am going to attempt to do a new thing at my blog, where each Tuesday I create a two minute video where I encourage, edify, or bless listeners in some type of way. In the below video, I talk about what it means to be citizens of Heaven.
What does dual citizenship mean? Glad you asked! Dual citizenship means that an individual is an active citizen of two countries and shares in the responsibilities and privileges of both. The most common ways dual citizenship is achieved is by, for example, being born in the United States to immigrant parents. Or, being born outsideContinue reading “Understanding Biblical Dual Citizenship”