Boring Preaching

Over the years I have listened to a lot of preaching and teaching.  I have done a fair share of it myself.  Along with my reformed theological convictions I have... Read More

Last Minute Conversations

This morning I was pondering the story of the two thieves who were crucified with Jesus. One man's last words were hurled in mockery at Christ. The other's formed a plea to be... Read More


Is it sin to grumble first thing in the morning?  What about before your first cup of coffee? Or before your hot morning shower? What About...? Even though Paul writes,... Read More

Footnote People

Most of us don’t think a lot about the tiny print at the bottom of the page or at the end of a book that document sources and gives credit.  Unless I am in a... Read More

Lessons From the Dentist

Recently I went the dentist. There is really nothing unusual about that, except that I had not been in a while. A long while.  In fact, a very long while. It had been so... Read More

The Gospel for a Preacher

Lately, I have been thinking about Jonah and have been surprised how my life mirrors some aspects of his. We all know him as the reluctant prophet whose flight from God was... Read More

Surviving the Decisions of Others

There are a lot of things I would do differently.  I am not just talking about my past, but about life around me.  For instance, I would change the size of parking... Read More

The Grace of Globalization

God does amazing things!  We really shouldn’t be surprised by that because He is always doing amazing things.  He does them because He is amazing.  He... Read More