Maybe you've thought about trying to get into Scripture memorization. Maybe you tried to start this year but got stuck. Maybe you need some motivation. Here is everything you need, the why and the how of Scripture memorization. I give some tips, tricks, and advice while also pointing out a few pitfalls to avoid! I've been … Continue reading How to Memorize Scripture 101
I'm going to do a podcast soon on Scripture memorization. But until then, I was trying to find a good time to drop this...now is as good as any. I was going to try to explain this, but really, you just need to hear it. One thing, I have not reordered, altered, or changed a … Continue reading Romans 9: An Unconventional Memory Aid
Tomorrow we will enter the year 2019. 2019. It doesn’t matter how bad the previous year is, at New Year's we all hope for better. It’s a time for confetti and champagne and resolutions and hope. It's funny really. We’ve picked an arbitrary day from our calendar year and agreed to designate it as the … Continue reading Guard Your Steps into 2019
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!
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
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!
One of the first Christmas carols ever sung wasn't written at Christmas at all--but six months earlier. And it wasn't sung at the birth of Jesus, either. It was sung at the birth of his cousin John. When it comes to recounting the Christmas story, I suspect most of us begin in Luke chapter 2: … Continue reading The Unexpected Joy of the Christmas