This morning, I listened to a podcast hosted by one of the professors at my seminary, Dr. Owen Strachan. I'd encourage you to listen to it here: The guest on the podcast was Pastor Brad Merchant, and he and Dr. Strachan spent time discussing the basic question of: Do you manage your technology, or does … Continue reading Do You Use Technology Well?
This last Sunday, we entered the month of December- one of my favorite times of the year for church music and hymn lyrics. While our church doesn’t follow the church calendar strictly, every December we sing songs about the incarnation and the arrival of Christ the Messiah. I’ve come to find that these songs contain … Continue reading Christmas Carol Theology: Come Thou Long Expected Jesus
"Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without … Continue reading Draw Near to the Throne of Grace
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers. And those whom … Continue reading Romans 8:28-30, The Bedrock of Our Salvation
God is in the work of exposing the hearts of so-called Christians. The call from Scripture that we are to evidence as proof of genuine salvation being effected in us by the Holy Spirit is simple. Jesus said the following words which still bear much weight in the test of a true Christian vs. false … Continue reading True and False Branches