Why Expository Preaching is Best

There are basically two types of preaching: expository and topical. Expository preaching is when you preach verse-by-verse through a book of the Bible. Topic preaching is when you take a topic and find Bible verses that seem to correlate with the topic you want to preach on. There has always been a debate on whichContinue reading “Why Expository Preaching is Best”

Imputation for Everday Life

“For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2 Cor. 5:21 ESV) Numerous are the doctrines that many well-meaning Christians say, “What does this have to do with everyday life?” It’s a valid question. It’s an important one, something all ChristiansContinue reading “Imputation for Everday Life”

What an Ultrasound Reveals

Recently, my wife and I went to another ultrasound appointment. During this particular one, not only did we see (!) the baby’s heartbeat, but she–yes, she!–was literally moving around. My wife said that “it’s like when you get in the tub with barely any water as a kid and just slide up and down.” It was likeContinue reading “What an Ultrasound Reveals”

When Circular Reasoning is Logical

When a Christian goes to college or is converted while at college—which was my case—things don’t get easier. Life on a college campus is tedious for Christians, even in the Bible Belt. The majority of the time, Christians will receive backlash over their beliefs. When I was converted my Freshman year of college—and then throughoutContinue reading “When Circular Reasoning is Logical”

Are You Using Social Media to be Quarrelsome?

Social media is a great tool. It can be used to connect with old friends, find new connections, and post your thoughts. It is also a dangerous tool when abused. It can bring out the absolute worst in us. One thing I see—either on Facebook or Twitter—is nonsense arguments from Christians. It seems like aContinue reading “Are You Using Social Media to be Quarrelsome?”

3 Battles Christians Face

“You once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience — among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh” (Eph. 2:2–3) The Christian life is war. Contrary to popular belief, being aContinue reading “3 Battles Christians Face”

Even the Hard Things

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” Romans‬ ‭8:28‬ ‭ESV‬‬ In June, my wife (Shale) and I found out that we were pregnant. We were overjoyed! About two months later, we found out there wasn’t ever a baby.Continue reading “Even the Hard Things”