As holy as a sinner saved by grace can be. – D.L. Moody

I while back I read a biography about D.L. Moody. D.L. Moody was an evangelist and minister in the 1800’s who did many great things in his life and God used him in ways that cannot be explained in human terms. (I am not going to spoil all the stuff he did, you have to read the … Read more

Teaching vs. Preaching. Is there a difference?

I was once asked “what is the difference between preaching and teaching?”  by a friend who was questioning the reasons I am now attending seminary. This really struck me funny, because I know there are differences but at the time I could not put my finger on exactly what all those differences were. So after … Read more

1Corinthians 1:26-31 – May I Never Boast….

[26] For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. [27] But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong; [28] God chose what is low and despised … Read more

Book Review : The Prodigal God

Book Review : The Prodigal God Just when I thought I know it all about the story of the prodigal son, Timothy Keller comes and ruins that for me. 🙂 In his book The Prodigal God, Keller outlines the parable told by Jesus in the Gospels in an engaging and informative way. This book was … Read more

Luke 22:31-34 – Times of Trials can be Times of Denial

It has been a little bit since I blogged and I apologize. I could blame it on the summer but the truth be told, there are a lot of things that are going on in our lives right now. It seems like we are facing several struggles with things not working out and the outlook … Read more

Book Review/Notes : Evangelism Handbook by @AlvinReid

Book Review/Notes : Evangelism Handbook by Alvin Reid You know the books that impact your life in a good way through informing you and giving you practical application on how to get it done? Well, this was one of those books for me. If you would like to have a run down on everything evangelism … Read more

Missions: A Few Things from #SENT11

Missions: A Few Things from #SENT11 This past weekend I attended the SENT Missions Conference with the SBTC in Houston. I was a great time to discuss how we as Christians can spread the Gospel to the ends of the Earth. I have included some of my notes from the break out sessions, I hope … Read more

What Jesus says about the Kingdom – Mark 3:22-30

As I was reading today in Mark, God showed me a few things I would like to share with you. I was reading in Mark 3:22-35.I have broken my thoughts down by the scriptures listed. [3:22 ] And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the … Read more

What I learned from Psalm 107 – Thursday 3/31

 Over the past few days and weeks something has really been bothering me. I am not sure if it is the routine of life or the lack of enthusiasm of those around me. But is seems that life has been an endless stream of stuff. During this time a message keeps coming across my path. It … Read more

Revive This Nation – Day 5, Wednesday #RTN11

Revive This Nation – Day 5  Wednesday    Well here we are, our last full day in Sutton, WV.  Today we were busy all day. Kristen left his morning to help at a luncheon for the Grandma and Grandpa program of Sutton, were they set up mentoring relationships with the senior citizens of the community … Read more