A Former Nominal Christian’s Current Concern: You don’t value Jesus

The Problem I could not begin to count the number of times that I have read the Parable of the Soils in Matthew 13. I’ve taught the passage many times in small group Bible studies. I’ve used it in one on one discipleship settings. I have preached a full length sermon on it in a … Continue reading A Former Nominal Christian’s Current Concern: You don’t value Jesus

“Listen closely, for God is there”

Bob Goff, author of amazing books Love Does and Everybody Always has completely changed my outlook on serving and loving people. Bob is a man who never stops giving no matter the circumstance or person and rarely considers how much it will cost him. Over the last couple years, I have been learning this idea (really lifestyle) of how … Continue reading “Listen closely, for God is there”

The Midwesterner’s Guide to Fulfilling the Great Commission in 2020

If you didn't know this already, I spent 8 weeks this past summer serving Christ as an interim pastor in Illinois. I was filling in for a little church called Forsyth Baptist Church in Forsyth, Illinois. To sum it up briefly, it was absolutely incredible. If you want to hear more about it, check out … Continue reading The Midwesterner’s Guide to Fulfilling the Great Commission in 2020

“Jesus is King” — The New Kanye

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Kanye West performs during Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3) Of course, I have to join in on the conversation surrounding "Jesus is King," Kanye West's latest-- and most interesting-- album. Since the … Continue reading “Jesus is King” — The New Kanye

Should a believer watch “Game of Thrones?”

https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/652*367/thronesbackx.jpg Warning: This is opinionated and contains discussion on some explicit topics. I've never personally been a big TV show guy. I don't really have the attention span to sit and watch things for long periods of time. This is precisely why I have several hobbies. It keeps me from getting bored. With that being … Continue reading Should a believer watch “Game of Thrones?”