Keeping Watch Over Our Souls

Pastors have it rough. There is no arguing that. From counseling sessions to spending hours upon hours in sermon prep, pastors then get to hear the occasional jokester say, “Don’t you just work one day a week?” As one who “aspires to the office of [elder]” (1 Tim. 3:1), I have a special place inContinue reading “Keeping Watch Over Our Souls”

5 Notable Articles of the Week

When I Recognized Race We can agree to disagree on different issues surround the race conversation, but one thing remains very true: we need empathy. Gavin Ortlund does a beautiful job here: “I wonder how our conversations about race would improve if we were better at practicing empathy. I suspect we would be less likelyContinue reading “5 Notable Articles of the Week”

4 Months Until Launch Day

I can’t begin to express how excited I am for Gospel Smugness: Displaying Christlike Character in Evangelism to be released. If I caved in to my natural do-everything-as-quick-as-I-can tendency, I would release it tomorrow. But, alas, that’s not good marketing (definitely for a first-time, self-published author). But I know—I just know!—that these next four monthsContinue reading “4 Months Until Launch Day”

If God Could Change

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” ‭‭James‬ ‭1:17‬ You’ve been in this situation plenty of times before. Your spouse is simply too fickle. He can’t make up his mind; she doesn’t really knowContinue reading “If God Could Change”

A Call for Gracious Calvinists

Frustratingly prevalent on Twitter these days is the fleshly stench of slander and belittlement of other Christians. Rummaging through Twitter the other day, I quickly stopped my thumb from scrolling more because I noticed that somebody shared what was a list of names deemed “woke.” In this tweet thread, the person explained we should notContinue reading “A Call for Gracious Calvinists”

Gospel Smugness Available for Preorder (Kindle)

Gospel Smugness Available for Preorder (Kindle) Foreword by Dustin Benge Endorsements from Dennis Gundersen, Don Currin, Justin O Huffman, Justin Peters Ministries, Erik Reed, Kofi Adu-Boahen, and Dillon Chase. *If you plan to order the paperback version, you will have to wait until July 5, the release date. If you’re a Kindle reader, preorder it!

Our Response When God’s Word is Attacked

“A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.” (John Calvin) I am head-over-heels in love with my wife. I cherish, adore, and appreciate her. We have been together for more than eight years and married for moreContinue reading “Our Response When God’s Word is Attacked”