Don’t Claim Your Healing. A thoughtful piece on how to think of and handle chronic sickness or pain. The conclusion is gold: “Here is a truth worth thinking about today: our pain may be bringing about a deep healing in our souls over time. It may also be used for the benefit of brothers and sisters in our local church as they find deep hope and blessing in ministering to us. None of it will go to waste. God won’t let one tear fall or one spasm come without an unseen, redemptive purpose.”
Cancer is a Parable of Sin. Some pointed thoughts from John Piper. “God brought down calamities and diseases and death in order to make plain: Sin is ugly.”
I Will Bake Your a Cake, Just Not Your Wedding Cake. A letter written to a hypothetical gay couple asking for a Christian to bake a cake for their wedding.
The Hymn of the Legalist. Since Jesus has risen, we no longer need to sing the Hymn of Legalism!
7 More Lessons from 30+ Years of Pastoral Ministry. Thankful for seven more.
Helping Children Benefit from the Sermon. “What follows are some things that I have done as a Dad and also as a pastor (to help kids benefit from the sermon)…”
Premarital Counseling Needs to Include This. “There’s one thing, though, that needs to be added to the list of topics discussed before marriage: infertility counseling.”
Your Praise is Not the Boss of Me. Martin Luther brings some needed words. “A faithful minister cares little what people think of him, as long as his conscience approves of him. The approval of his own good conscience is the best praise a minister can have.”
5 Things to Stake Your Life On. No more than 50 words of life changing truth.
Trick Shot Masters. Be amazed.