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The Problem With Christianity: A Review

The Problem with Christianity Christianity can be controversial. The claims of Christ can be uncomfortable, to put it mildly.  G.K. Chesterton once wrote something like,... Read More

Thinking?

The Importance of Apologetics Apologetics is the act of speaking in defense of the faith; it involves presenting clear arguments for the validity of belief, as well as... Read More

The Life of C.S. Lewis

I must admit up front that the title of this post is a little misleading. I am not writing on the life of C.S. Lewis. This is not a short bio because that might be boring.... Read More

The Gift of Leadership: Part 1

What is Leadership?     Leadership, at its core, is influence. This is a popular definition[1] but, as it stands, it is deficient. Everyone has some degree of... Read More

Depression & The Pastor

Depression runs deep in my family. It clings to us like chewed gum stuck to the sole of a shoe. Depression is called an illness. And I am sure it is. The choice comes in how... Read More

No Sabbath For You

Christians aren’t commanded to keep the Sabbath. Did you know that? In Colossians 2:16-17 the Apostle Paul declares, “Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what... Read More

The Ideal Vs. The Real

I want to be a faithful pastor, husband, father and friend. I want to pray earnestly, fast purposefully, preach passionately, and love fervently. I want to know my... Read More

A Word to New Pastors

Our church is in the process of giving birth to a new church. Several weeks ago I had the privilege of speaking at the commissioning of our new church planter. By all... Read More

Christianity & Exclusivity

Christianity is, at its core, a revelation and revelation is diametrically opposed to religious speculation. Speculation is people guessing about God; revelation is God... Read More

How To NOT Point The Finger

In the letter to the Galatians, the Apostle Paul writes this, “Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin you who are spiritual should restore him gently. But watch... Read More