The Proverbs 31 Woman at CT!

At Christianity Today, I had the pleasure of sharing some new (read “old–very old”) theological reflection on a famous passage: Proverbs 31. There’s a woman out there who needs to hear this chapter the most: In recent years, many faithful Christian women have internalized the words of Proverbs 31, but I can’t help wondering withContinue reading “The Proverbs 31 Woman at CT!”

2.3 — Lottie Moon and the Missionary Call

A giant of the faith packed into a 4’3″ frame, Lottie Moon was an incredible force for spreading the Kingdom to the ends of the earth. In this episode, learn all about her call to missions and how she herself trumpeted the clarion call to give, send, and go. Miss Moon shows us what itContinue reading “2.3 — Lottie Moon and the Missionary Call”

2.2 — George Liele and the Church as Global Witness

Born in 1750 in Burke County, VA, George Liele’s life is the remarkable journey from being a slave of men to the true freedom of being a slave of righteousness. Set free by his earthly master Henry Sharp to go preach the gospel to slaves on plantations in Georgia and South Carolina, hardship during theContinue reading “2.2 — George Liele and the Church as Global Witness”

2.1 — Introduction to Missionary Heroes

Season 2 is on its way! This season we will learn about Missionary Heroes. Each episode will focus on one missionary and on one aspect of functional theology in his or her life. Episodes will feature the lives of Jim and Elisabeth Eliot, George Liele, Lottie Moon, Adoniram Judson, Hudson Taylor, John G. Paton, BetsyContinue reading “2.1 — Introduction to Missionary Heroes”

Want Social Justice? Stop Avoiding Jury Duty.

I came back this past week from a fun but exhausting trip to Louisville where I preached four sermons. We got back late on a Monday night, which meant I was already a full day behind, and all of the weekly responsibilities hadn’t hit the pause button simply because I was out of town. UnlessContinue reading “Want Social Justice? Stop Avoiding Jury Duty.”

Join Me at Dignity & Delight Marriage Conference (April 26-27)

So many marriage resources seem to focus on how to deal with the sinner we sleep next to every night. What if the purpose of Christian marriage isn’t merely learning how to cope with someone else’s sins? What if we began to reorient our focus–choosing to delight in what God delights in? What if delightingContinue reading “Join Me at Dignity & Delight Marriage Conference (April 26-27)”