Only Three Things are Necessary

So, I’m reading “Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire” (Jim Cymbala) for a Bible study. (Why it’s called a Bible study when it’s really a book group is beyond me. The thought of reading a book that talks about scripture or that has scripture references in it somehow stirs people to read the Bible more than going […]

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No longer will you call me 'my Baal'

I was asked to preach last Sunday (9.18.05) at my congragation. Even though I had about a month to prepare, I didn’t finish until Sunday 2:00 am. It was difficult for me to convey what Hosea 2.16-17 and 19-20 stirred in me. This is the sermon I gave, but you might see some additional thoughts […]

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Time Away

I love coffee. I have been told that I am borderline passionate about it (once someone described me as a coffee swigging, poetry reading and writing kind of guy). The taste, the smell, and the atmosphere it creates… these things stir my mind and warm my soul; these things help me to think. I have […]

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The Hope of Salvation

I have been obsessed over Gospel for about a month now. I’m sure friends are sick of hearing me talk about it, and yet I continue, due to this driving need in my heart to understand our assurance of the Hope of salvation.There has been a huge misnomer that has led to some bad theology, […]

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