Fixing Sexuality: Part One

But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband. 1 Corinthians 7:2 Think about that: your Bible actually suggests quite emphatically that the solution to sexual brokenness and pain (in all it’s forms) is married sex…

The Difference Between Me and Francis Chan

I virtually stopped listening to podcasts eight years ago, even though I thoroughly enjoyed tapping into great guys like John Piper, Brian Houston, TD Jakes, Bill Johnson and you-know-who. The reason? Every time I pressed PLAY, I began to feel as though I wasn't enough, and needed to be more…

We Live Modestly

One year ago I wrote a piece called Why We Moved Downtown. It raised a few eyebrows because we’d been living for over 13 years quite comfortably on a nice hobby farm just 7 minutes from my workplace. It’s now been just over a year now, and I…

THE Best Reason to go to Church Regularly

Me, my daughter Tiana, and her daughter Ember. By FAR, the best reason to go to church as often as you are able, is your kids. And by going to church I mean attending church on Sundays, and actually engaging while you're there. I know there are other good reasons…

The Bible in One Sentence

Do for others what you would like them to do for you. ~ Matthew 7:12 Crazy. And then Jesus says that everything in the Law and Prophets (the Hebrew Bible, or Torah) is summed up with that statement. Everything. It's an absolutely astounding assertion. We've come to know it as…

The Dismantling of Genesis One

Your Bible has a beginning, the first chapter from which the whole Story builds, or potentially unravels. I’m of the opinion that it should be taken VERY seriously as a foundation not only for the Bible, but for our lives. I’m also of the opinion that efforts to…