Walking and Waiting | A Poem

Walking and Waiting | A Poem

Song of Solomon 8:5 says, “Who is that coming up from the wilderness, leaning on her beloved?” I absolutely love this image. I can almost hear the shock in the questioning voice “Who is that? Coming from there? Leaning on…

Health, Wealth & Happiness | Book Review

Health, Wealth & Happiness | Book Review

The prosperity gospel is preached every day. Whether it comes through the radio, television, books, or a live-stream on a mobile device, the message is being preached that God wants people happy, healthy, and wealthy, and all one needs to…

The Furnace of Affliction: Suffering in the Book of Job

The Furnace of Affliction: Suffering in the Book of Job

A theology of suffering in the book of Job provides a rich and nuanced picture of the sovereignty of God and the realistic suffering of the righteous. This article will explore how this theology unfolds in Job’s life as God’s…

Worship Lullaby (Giveaway!)

Worship Lullaby (Giveaway!)

You guys! I am so pumped to share something with you. Our friends Mike and Kaitlin Graff just released their first collection of 24 instrumental lullabies. I love this beautiful album! It is whimsical and charming. Worship Lullaby is an…

The Dynamic Heart In Daily Life | A Book Review

The Dynamic Heart In Daily Life | A Book Review

On October 3, 2016 a new book called The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life was released by New Growth Press. I enjoyed Jeremy Pierre’s book so much it kept me awake many nights. I could not stop thinking about how…

The Final Sentence

The Final Sentence

The final sentence is true. Feet shuffled to their seats, the smell of sweat on men, officers being attentive to every movement, oh how I remember it, no one spoke nor whispered, only the two of us making eye contact,…

Against The Gods (Book Review)

Against The Gods (Book Review)

I had the chance to read this for my Old Testament class as I’m working toward my Masters, so I thought I’d share my review here. *** The courthouse of scholarship puts the Bible under examination. This examination explores the…

Missional Motherhood (Book Review)

Missional Motherhood (Book Review)

Even though mothering can be demanding, why is it so easy to parent in a self-focused way? How do mothers still manage to place themselves back in the center of the universe, even while serving? Gloria Furman addresses this problem…

The Seed: A True Myth (Book Review)

The Seed: A True Myth (Book Review)

An unlikely trio: Tatus, Madeline, and Roark are building a fortress in desperation to fight their common enemy—the shadow. The shadow has stolen their families, homes, and won’t seem to stop haunting them. Building the fortress consumes all of their…

Shadows of the True and Greater

Shadows of the True and Greater

Recently I’ve been thinking about how Jesus has given us so many pictures of himself in the Old Testament. As I’ve thought about this it has made my heart rejoice in my great God. One way I love to meditate…

Gospel Eldership (Book Review)

Gospel Eldership (Book Review)

In various ways, leaders will emerge in every church. And most pastors want to be intentional about developing and shaping them. Pastors want and church members need men rooted and grounded in the gospel so they can lead the church…

Finally Alive

Finally Alive

Imitation called for mortician’s paint. Decorating hollow eyes. Showing no restraint. Lying. Hiding. Pretending. Self-reliance buried an unresponsive heart. Embalming the disorder, tearing it apart. Excusing. Running. Striving. Darkness enveloped the disobedient mind. Wearing separation. To hostility confined. Spiritually lost….

Look For The Star

Look For The Star

The Bible is one glorious story pointing to the person of Jesus. Yet it is easy to segregate the Christmas story from the rest of the Bible. We might read about the birth of Christ right before we open presents…

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