Category: Addresses

Now is the Time to Overturn Roe v Wade

Hi Friends, Today's article is a prophetic exhortation and a call to prayer. Now is the time to overturn Roe vs Wade. If our courts overturn this grave and unjust decision, it will provide a real and present opportunity to finally end abortion in our country. At the very least it will lead to the ...

The Meaning of Life in Under 400 Words

Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord... Phil 3:8 Vision, mission, ethic, principle, zeal... these are the fuel of a life lived with purpose. Our lives are bombarded with a myriad of causes set before us. Sometimes, it is the love of the ...

The Lost Discipline of Correction

Recently, I have been writing a lot about unity in the Church. Something I haven't really written about yet are the spiritual, intellectual, and emotional skills necessary to pursue unity. This article is my first attempt. I'll dive into this much deeper in my coming book. In the meantime allow me to ask a simple ...

Unity: The Inconvenient Necessity

John 17, Jesus prayed that we would be one, as He and the Father are one. I've heard a lot of sermons on this passage and many of them have been great. A key focus of these many sermons has been the issue of denominational unity. Christ isn't divided, as the Apostle Paul tells the ...

Pro-Life vs Anti-Abortion

In my last article, Why I've Spent the Past Decade Fighting to End Abortion, I told a bit of the story behind my longing to see the ending of abortion in America. The undoing of this atrocity called abortion is a catalyst for something that goes far beyond a changed law. In fact, it is a matter ...

Compassion in a Divisive Culture

Compassion is vital to restoration of the cultural, religious, and political divides of our day. I believe compassion is motivated by justice, mercy, and humility. Compassion is important in every day life regardless our circumstances. However, the tension existing due to this election season's trash-talking and 'us vs them' burns down bridges at a pace I have ...

2 Tips for the Political Christian in 2016

For those of you involved in our election process... "Do all things without complaining and disputing,  that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world..." -Philippians 4:14-15 NKJV Hi friends, I have a few words ...

The Answer is Beautiful

I was born in 1983. That means I'm young enough to have not experienced WWII, the sexual revolution, and Vietnam, to name a few. Due to my youth, I have missed some of the biggest trials of our nation's modern history. While I love and appreciate history, there is no substitute for living in those history-making years ...

Top Articles of 2015

Hi Everyone! I'm ready to tackle another year of writing in 2016, but before I do I want to share my top articles of 2015. Catch up if you haven't read them yet! These were my three most read articles of 2015. #1: What is the Spirit Saying to the Church? #2: Is Covenant Theology ...

O Come, Desire of Nations Bind

Merry Christmas! O come, Desire of nations, bind In one the hearts of all mankind; Bid every strife and quarrel cease And fill the world with heaven's peace. -verse seven of "O Come, O Come Emmanuel Christmas has become a very important season to me. In recent years I have spent the season reflecting on ...