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5 Apps for Promoting Spiritual Health

Apparently the desire to track and record personal health data is sweeping the world by storm. In the November 2014 issue of Time Magazine, contributor Bryan Walsh examined this “Quantified Self Movement.” 948 more words


When Preaching Fails

One of the books I’m reading for my upcoming class is a book that my teachers, David E. Fitch and Geoff Holsclaw, wrote titled  171 more words

Contemporary Culture

Book Review – Don’t Fall for “The Maze Runner” Trap

If you enjoy feeling lost and confused with no apparent way out, this book is perfect for you. To everyone else, I recommend you avoid wasting your time by getting lost in this maze of frustration. 495 more words

Christian Living

Holy Lovers

Last Sunday I preached from First Peter about living into the hope we have. The issue is really about the holiness of the church. The apostle Peter instructs us saying, “but, like the Holy One who call you, become holy yourselves in all of your conduct, for it is written, ‘You shall be holy, because I am holy’” (1 Pet 1:15-16).* 551 more words


Ordained for a Purpose

“You have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that you should go and bring forth fruit.” – John 15:16

Yesterday was an exciting day for my wife and I, as our church held a special Ordination Service in our honor and officially ordained me to the Gospel Ministry!

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Christian Living

#22 - The Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung

No doubt…I love reading pretty much anything by Kevin DeYoung. But this particular book seemed long even though it is not a long book. The subject matter was kind of weighty. 168 more words

Christian Living

Will You Vote Today?

I’m currently preaching through the book of First Peter and I have been reading through Miroslav Volf’s book Captive to the Word of God (hereafter  657 more words