“Love” Without Truth

Think for a moment. Have you ever encountered someone who is what people call a Yes man? This person is, simply put, a people pleaser. He or she is not interested in anything else other than affirming you—or anybody else for that matter. They only make you feel good about yourself and never criticize or... Continue Reading →

Gospel Smugness

Friends, in case you didn’t know already, I have written a book. It’s entitled Gospel Smugness: Displaying Christlike Character in Evangelism. As a first-time, self-published author I thought it has performed decent up to this point—almost a year since its release. However, as you may know as well, I have written a second book. The... Continue Reading →

Hey, I Wrote a Book

I know many of you who read this perhaps already know that I wrote a book. I have been promoting it and have posted on my blog about it on numerous occasions. With that said, I wanted to devote a blog post by putting everything before you. Below you will see the endorsements and you... Continue Reading →

Lacking in Love

True, biblical love is lacking within the Christian church today. Truth is there but love is not in many places. Christians place such an emphasis on truth that they forget love. Just think of the first verse in 1 Corinthians 13: “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not... Continue Reading →

When You are Falsely Accused

As Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate, being heckled by the crowds, He was focused on His mission. Pilate asked Him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” and Jesus answered, “You have said so” (Matthew 27:12). Then the text says this: “But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no... Continue Reading →

Reflecting on God’s Grace

What began as a mere blog post morphed into this—my first book. Sometimes I simply look at the book and marvel at the grace and mercy of God. In the small amount time it’s been released, I’ve been discouraged and yet, at the very same time, I’ve been dumbfounded at the work He’s already doing... Continue Reading →

Acting Like Spiritual 16-Year-Olds

Ponder this illustrative story by my late uncle, Keith Long, in his devotional Room to Grow: Daily Thoughts for Men: “So, how are we going to work this?” I asked John Arrington as he drove to the house where we were to pick up two sisters for a double date. We were both sixteen and... Continue Reading →

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