I'm trying to meet my goal to run 1000 miles in 2018! I've got 100 miles left to run in the month of December, and I need some cheerleaders. That's where you come in! You all can help me make it to the finish by sponsoring me for the next 100 miles. As I run … Continue reading 1000 Mile LIFEBRIDGE Year-End Challenge!
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
Joining in Thanksgivingat Christ's Table This Thanksgiving season, a short sentence from Paul’s letter to the Colossians has been stuck in my head: “And be thankful” (Colossians 3:15). In yesterday’s post, we explored the first word and. And encouraged us to see how thanksgiving is related to every aspect of the Christian life. There is … Continue reading Jesus, Our Thanks-Giver
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
Scrolling through the news. Scarfing down meals. Shuttling kids to programs and practices. After a frantic autumn, I feel like I'm doing everything half-cocked. I'm trying to slow down this holiday season by rediscovering what it looks like to feast with the King.
God is writer, which means two things for human beings made in his image: We are meant to be readers. We are meant to be writers.
I have a new podcast. And it's got a quirky math pun for a name: Functional Theology: Relating the Word to Your Daily LifeIt's weird. I'm weird. We all know it. However, there's a weird connection between math and theology. I kind of embody that bizarre relationship. I majored in both math and biblical studies … Continue reading What Is Functional Theology?