Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Christmas & The Incarnation: An Excerpt from J. I. Packer

I was sitting locked in sermon preparation the other day when my computer pinged with an incoming message. It was from Tim Kerr--a Canadian...

Fearless Like Fred Holywell

I’m not going to lie, I think Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is the greatest story ever told not inspired by the Holy Spirit. And every...

Christmas: A Merry Thought for the Depressed Soul

Have you ever noticed how Christmas songs are either extremely happy or sad? We either celebrate the joy of the season, or we long for...

Will You Be Home for Christmas?

What comes to your mind when you hear the word, ‘home’? Is it a place you inhabit, or maybe a group of people?  Perhaps...

Have Yourself A Subversive Little Christmas 

It was January 22, 1984. If you were old enough to stay up and watch Super Bowl XVIII, you may remember the moment. During...

Gratitude in the Holiday Gauntlet

Get ready! Like a contestant on the 1980s TV show American Gladiator, you’re about to enter the holiday gauntlet. However, rather than attempting to plow...

5 Reasons to Teach Your Kids About the Reformation

This post was originally published on The Gospel Coalition Our neighbor looked more than a bit puzzled at my daughter’s answer. “I bet you’re looking forward...

Before Your Dad Dies: A Reminder as Father’s Day Approaches

My dad passed away a few years ago at the age of 69. Father’s Day will never be the same for me. What follows...

Swords through the Soul: The Pains of Mother’s Day

It is the best of days, and it is the worst of days–Mother’s Day. In many of our churches, there will be a lot...

How to Wrap-Up This Year & Prepare for the New Year!

“Search me, oh God, and know my heart; Try me, and know my anxieties; And see if there is any wicked way in me,...