Around five years ago, I started to wonder about my diet. I was constantly dealing with migraines and my overall health wasn’t that good. Part of my problem was a serious heart condition, but I also started to wonder if I was gluten intolerant. Both of my sisters dealt with that and I started to […]Read More Sin Detox
Our sons John (age 6) and Jeremiah (age almost 4) love to play. From the moment they wake up in the morning until the moment we tuck them into bed, they are consumed with play. When they are not actually playing…..they are thinking about play. Of course, this “play” mindset is realized in a number […]Read More Where is Your Mind Set?
A few months ago, my wife Stephane came up with some parallels between discipleship and nursing. I thought they were insightful and decided to pass them along to you. 1. Both must take place often. Mothers know that every few hours, her baby must be fed. The baby only has a small stomach and therefore […]Read More Some Parallels Between Discipleship and Nursing
Whenever disaster strikes, such as the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, or evil happens, such as the recent Boston Bombing, the question inevitably arises – why does a good and loving God allow evil and suffering in the world? This is an important apologetic question and one we must wrestle with as Christians. If you are […]Read More Making Sense of Evil and Suffering
1. Companionship: “Then the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him” (Genesis 2:18). “Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet?” (Amos 3:3). 2. Enjoyment: “Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your […]Read More 10 Purposes of Marriage
If we were honest with ourselves, most of us would admit there are times where we wonder – how could God let this happen? Whether it is an earthquake where thousands of people die or a family member who is sick, we wonder, why is God allowing this to happen? My intention is not to […]Read More God’s Work in Suffering
As many of your know, my wife and I are expecting a baby any day now. Stephane is very ready and we are excited for the new addition to our family. As I was pondering this, I was reminded of Joshua 3:5 where it says, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the Lord will do wonders among […]Read More Expecting Great Things From God