My son talks to himself. It’s a little strange, but not when you think about it. As I write this, I have Paul McCartney’s “Maybe I’m Amazed” playing in my mind. I’m not listening to it on the radio. It’s the soundtrack that’s playing in my musical … [Read more...] about Talking To Yourself
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes. -Romans 10:4Father of our Lord Jesus, send your Spirit that we mightPray right, hear right, and submit to his power, producing true holiness.As we gather as your people … [Read more...] about Counterfeit Righteousness: A Prayer
How do we relate to, say goodbye (hello?) to someone who walks away from the faith? And do we still interact with them? Do they still have something to teach us? Or do we simply reject them?Before 1989 her name was Leslie. Reckless, leather skirts, … [Read more...] about Goodbye Leslie. Hello Sam.
In Christ AloneWhen we see salvation whole, its every single part is found in Christ,And so we must beware lest we derive the smallest drop from somewhere else.For if we seek salvation, the very name of Jesus … [Read more...] about In Christ Alone
All our sin is definitely forgiven in Christ. There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. But that doesn't mean that sin does no damage. Sin is not an unruly puppy barking, it's the fire blasting out of a dragon’s maw. It destroys … [Read more...] about Destructive Theology: Introduction to Ephesians
I’ve watched it happen, and I’ve done it myself. I’ve seen two people sit down and one of them drops the “gospel bomb.” Eyes widen, and a look of something like betrayal comes over one person’s face. And the relationship is never the same. What made … [Read more...] about Good News Gone Bad