I’ve been meditating on one verse for over a year now. Actually, I bring this verse to mind more than any other. I struggle with confidence, failure, lack of discipline and find that I am a chronic condemner of myself. In order to fight against my own condemnation, I recall this verse and believe it […]
Listen to an interview I did with Steve Brown and learn how grace allows you to relax.
Christmas is only a few days away. Are you excited and ready to celebrate? I am exhausted. Not from shopping or baking or wrapping or hanging lights in the yard. But from the fact that our church has had two deaths in the last three weeks. It has been a really tough time for […]
Advent highlights the larger story of God’s Redemptive Plan. Hey friends, welcome to the first week of Advent. Advent encompasses the four weeks leading up to Christmas day, the day we celebrate the birth of Christ. But, I think many people do not even know what Advent is or what it means. So I […]
We should be thankful that God is determined to make us like Jesus.
In Psalm 19:7-9 we see that the Word of God has the power to transform your heart, soul and mind. The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul. The Holy Scriptures tell the love story of God redeeming His people back to Himself. Therefore, when you read it, your soul is brought back […]
Disappointed in myself and spiritually discouraged, I needed some gospel intervention. Listen closely and be encouraged by what Jesus has done and is doing in your life.
In this episode I read a brief excerpt from Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s book, Life Together.
In this episode I replay an Ask Pastor John interview with Jen Wilkin. Jen helps us understand that the Bible is not about us but about God.
In this episode, I read a recent blog post by David Mathis at Desiring God. David writes about the struggles we all have in our Bible reading and gives us great encouragement to persevere.