Tuesday, September 25, 2018

If I Had a Tardis

I’ve often thought about our first year of church planting and wondered what I would do differently if I could go back. So, imagine with...

Cheating On God With Your Church

Here's what's tricky: none of you think it's you. Most of you would never categorize yourself as unfaithful. Few of you stay awake at...

Courage for Monotony

American christians, oddly similar to the culture around us, seem perpetually drawn to bigger, better, and more. We long for the miraculous and disdain...

The Comparison Game

At the moment I’m writing this, we only have 498 days left until the next Olympic Games. I love the Olympics (like borderline-obsession-love), and I’m...

Pastor, Mow Your Grass

Sound boring? You're preaching to the choir. As a pre-teen, my father tasked me with regularly mowing an acre of grass with a push mower. He...

How should the gospel function in the life of the local church?

The following article was written by Mike Bullmore and was given to me at a conference that I attended where Mike was speaking. To hear...

Paul David Tripp talks Suffering

In this episode of the "Am I Called?" podcast, Dave talks to speaker and author Paul David Tripp.  They discuss: Paul's health How God...

Soldiers and Saints

Note: My son, Tyler, is in the military, currently deployed in Afghanistan. Over the past several years, Tyler has mentioned various relationships he has...

A Forgotten Remedy for the Worn Out Minister (Part Two)

This is a guest post from Zack Eswine, Pastor of Riverside Church and Director of Homiletics at Covenant Seminary. This is the conclusion of...

Chew on Jesus: Meaty Christians – Part 4

Part One, Part Two, Part Three In this final post we will consider one way the church throughout history has pursued a greater awareness of...