“Sexuality is designed by God as a way to know God in Christ more fully. Knowing God in Christ more fully is designed as a way of guarding and guiding our sexuality.” So argues John Piper in his book “Sex and the Supremacy of Christ.” In order to help the reader better understand what he […]Read More The Relationship Between Sex and Knowing Christ
A couple weeks ago, Steph and I went to a funeral to support friends of ours. Their dad unexpectedly passed away at a young age and it has been a tragic loss for the family. Lately, I have found myself studying the book of Philippians and one of the major themes in this letter is […]Read More Rejoice in the Lord…Always?
This past Sunday I felt guilty. After being up much of the night suffering from a severe case of the cold, I was starting to feel sorry for myself. My wife will tell you that I am not very good at being sick and she will also tell you that all weekend I was not […]Read More Suffering For the Sake of the Gospel
My twin daughters love to imitate. Often they will hear Steph or I say something and they will try to say it right back to us. Or they try to imitate something they see another person do. It was so comical Saturday evening to watch the girls try their best (especially Elizabeth) to imitate their […]Read More Learning How to Imitate
I will never forget a discussion I was part of while still in seminary. Our professor posed the question for our small group – is Jesus the only way to salvation? If I remember correctly, there were about 10 people in our group and only two answered, “yes” to that question. The sad thing was […]Read More Only One Way?