I watched the Super Bowl last night, and I must say: I have never regretted watching something so much in my life. Full disclosure–I am a Miami Dolphins fan, so let’s just say there is no love lost between me and the Patriots. In between Tom Brady getting sacked like a dozen times and throwing … More Audi Asks, “Where Do Our Little Girls Find Value?”
My wife and I got married only eight years ago, but it feels like an eternity. We didn’t know we were supposed to find a billowy field with a rustic barn for an outdoor wedding. We didn’t know we were supposed to wear suspenders and mix-matched dresses. We didn’t know we were supposed to have chalkboards … More Is Pinterest Changing the Way We Wed?
Scholars and joe-church members have wrestled with the organization of the Bible’s stories for millennia. Already in 160 A.D., Tatian had written the Diatessaron (meaning “Through Four, One”)–an attempt to harmonize the events of the four different Gospels into one long, chronological story. Prominent churchmen like Augustine and John Calvin have also tried their hand at gospel harmonization, … More Why Isn’t the Bible in Chronological Order?
Here is a promo video we put together for our local PRC–LifeBridge. It’s a vital pro-life ministry in our community here in Newberry, SC. Check it out: You can partner with us here: LifebridgeSouthCarolina.org Support LifeBridge! from chad ashby on Vimeo.
I’m not going to go into all the details, but the past six months have been a stretching experience at the small church where I pastor. Many other small-town pastors can attest, finances are precarious at best at churches our size. Some time in the late summer 2016 as things were getting tighter and tighter, I … More Praying for Cattle Instead of Sheep
For a little city, our vibrant African American community sure knows how to put on a good MLK Day. This year we took our whole family for the march through downtown and the subsequent worship service at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Here’s five quick takeaways from the days events: 1. Life does not boil down to … More Five Things I Learned on MLK Day