When Nobody “Likes” You
It’s rough when nobody “likes” you. Not in the friendship and personal relationships with others sense though… that isn’t what I mean. My blog lost a bunch of “likes” recently. Que the violins… Our website had some technical issues recently that caused me to look more closely at how it was working (or wasn’t). While […]
We’re Moving to Dallas and Joining the Staff Family at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship
After a very prayerful and thorough search, Jennifer and I are blessed with the opportunity to join the staff family at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in 2014. After some very positive conversations with Pastor Pete Briscoe and Zach Lambert, we prayerfully accepted the opportunity to join the Pastoral Launching Pad at Bent Tree as a […]
The Bible: Who Decided What Was Scripture?
This is an incredibly oversimplified explanation, which leaves out most of the scholarly debate and hard work done by generations of great minds. I stand behind everything you’re about to read, though it is not an academic treatise and truly leaves out many of the debates and research that got us here. It is a […]
The Bible: How Was It Written?
We’ve discussed what the Bible is, now we’ll touch on how it was written. Direct Revelation. This has to do with those instances where God speaks audibly, literally and directly to one of the writers in Scripture. A specific example of this would be found in the book of Revelation, where God tells the Apostle […]
The Bible: What Is It?
The Bible is a centerpiece of Christianity. As Christians, we believe all the words contained in the Bible are true. The Bible is the source of all Christian doctrine, including how we qualify many pastors and leaders, as well as for the personal growth of every individual’s faith. As Christians working to share the message […]
Parked On Empty
Tell me this is completely crazy. I mean, clearly nobody would do this. Imagine that someone drove their car all over town for a few days. They went to the beach, went to a few stores, stopped home, and picked up some friends. They went out to eat, drove to church, and even got stuck […]
Things Every Person Should Do This Week
Here is a list of things every person should do this week. Tell your family you love them. I do this every day to each family member on purpose. They’re going to hear a lot of different things from me each day, month, year, etc. I want to make sure the fact that I love […]
Bible Study: A Method
“The Bible is exciting. It takes a preacher to make it boring.” -Howard Hendricks The Bible is more than a book. It is in fact 66 books, written over a period of about 1500 years by 40 different writers. More than that, the Bible is sacred, being the very words of God Himself. So to […]