Approaching Damascus

Mission statements are interesting things. It seems that most companies have one. Some are more known than others. Some are clever. Others catchy. I’ve seen long ones and some that are...

There have been many methods offered for preaching from the iPad. I have profited from what I’ve read about these processes and set-ups. But after experimenting with several, this is the...

I have been greatly helped by the writings of J.C. Ryle. Last Sunday I quoted from his sermon Are You Ready?, which addresses beginning new year. Since several people asked about...

In high school I was taught that God’s Word was the means and motivation for fighting sin. The text that was often cited, and which I memorized, was Psalm 119:9, 11....

Our oldest son, Luke, had a serious fall on his longboard Wednesday. Though he “usually” wears his helmet, he decided not to “just this time.” He doesn’t remember the fall but...

This is an odd week for me. I have a variety of emotions competing for the way I feel. Friday through Monday will mark the final Resolved Conference. It has been...

“I would rather be a preacher in a pulpit than a prince on a throne” —Christopher Love Paranoia was the lethal, guiding principle of the seventeeth-century English government. Having beheaded King...

I’m a music lover, not a music critic. So when I want to review an album it is because I like it and want others to as well. Such is the...

[This is a letter I wrote to my son on his 16th birthday. I am posting it with his permission] Luke, I love you son. Today you are turning 16. It...

The implications and influence of our attitudes towards others cannot be overstated. Our tone is usually louder than our message. And tone is more quickly interpreted than words. I’m finding out...