Christmas: Reformers, Unicorns, Grinches, and More!

Gifts, presents, and Christmas resources for all! In this episode, I share lots of fun seasonal articles, sermons, and resources for you to further explore! Read more about the Magi: "Seeing Ourselves in the Story of the Magi" at IMB.org"Wise Men, Magi, or Kings? It's Complicated." at Christianity Today"We _______ Kings: How Many Wise Men … Continue reading Christmas: Reformers, Unicorns, Grinches, and More!

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Wise Men

I've packed this episode with so much content you'll never ask another question about the Magi. What should we call them? Magi? Wise men? Kings? And how many were there? 3? 10? Should we tear "We Three Kings" from the holiday section of our hymnals? Read more in my Christianity Today article Magi, Wise Men, … Continue reading Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Wise Men

Call for Sponsors! Racing to 1000 for LIFEBRIDGE!

I'm making progress on my last 100 miles. I ran in 35 degree weather and consistent rain for my sponsors this weekend! Will you consider joining our growing number of sponsors?  All funds are going toward our local relationships and pregnancy care center: At LIFEBRIDGE, we provide essential mentoring, training, assistance, and care to storm-tossed … Continue reading Call for Sponsors! Racing to 1000 for LIFEBRIDGE!

Satisfied in Giving Thanks

Feeding our Greatest Hunger with Spirit-filled Obedience This week, I've been meditating on Paul's seemingly straightforward and simple command to the Colossians: "And be thankful" (3:15). The word and reminded us of our privilege to offer thanksgiving as a continual refrain to what God has done for us in Christ. Be showed us the impossibility of thankfulness … Continue reading Satisfied in Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving: The One Thing We Add to the Gospel

Every year as the holidays approach, I take a break from whatever book I’m preaching through and turn to something completely different. For instance, last year I preached a series entitled “A Very Reformed Christmas”, preaching a text from the Christmas narrative each week of Advent and pairing it with one of the five solas … Continue reading Thanksgiving: The One Thing We Add to the Gospel