General, Music, Personal, Things We Shouldn't Discuss

Jesus Freak – 20 Years Later

The summer of 1996 was a peculiar time for me. For the first time in my life, I started to take my faith seriously and really ask whether I would stick with the Christian thing or move on to something else. I had spent the spring working like a dog at both college and work (I went… Continue reading Jesus Freak – 20 Years Later

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Doesn't Fit in a Category, General, Media, Movies and TV

OzLand and Faith

When you get most of your television viewing through services like Netflix and Amazon Video, you watch things that you would not normally think about watching. The independent film OzLand is one of those things. I have actually enjoyed many of the independent science fiction films I have watched on Amazon, such as the curious but… Continue reading OzLand and Faith

General

How Are You Looking?

Some Sundays, I have a little trouble getting an idea out. This Sunday may have been one of those days. The big idea on Sunday was this: when you look AT things I the world, what are you looking FOR? In Luke 12, Jesus challenged the religious people of his day. They were able to… Continue reading How Are You Looking?

Church, General

Dumb Cat

We have had our cat Oreo for almost two years. He is a strange, strange cat. He and I have had some serious battles of the will, and I am not ashamed to admit that I have considered offering him "alternative accommodations" somewhere other than my home. After nearly two years, he has finally let… Continue reading Dumb Cat

Ancient History, General, History

Revisiting Paul the Apostle to the Gentiles

Last year, I blogged on the apostle Paul and the possibility that his father was a Gentile, which colored his approach the gospel in a positive (divinely appointed) kind of way. This helps inform us when studying the book of Luke, which we are doing at Bedford Road, so I think it is worth considering… Continue reading Revisiting Paul the Apostle to the Gentiles

Church, computers, Ministry Connections, Preaching, Social Media

Technology and Faith: 12 Precautions

Ed Stetzer considers some of the dangers of technology in ministry. What do you think?

Doesn't Fit in a Category, Theology

Insanely Simple: TWO

There are only two kinds of people in the world: Those headed toward God Those headed away from Him. We try to divide the world into denominations and religions, but in reality there are just two kinds of people. God calls to ALL MEN, and salvation is sufficient for all, but not all will come to Him.… Continue reading Insanely Simple: TWO