Monthly Archives: June 2016

7 Lies We Tell Our Children

Recently, Barnabas Piper recorded seven lies we tell our kids. I enjoyed the list because it consisted of things that many parents say to their kids but don’t really think about. I will just post the “lies” below and if … Continue reading

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The Key Question of Your Prayers

An essential aspect of our prayers is the motivation with which we pray. More important than the words of our prayer is the heart that prays them. The efficacy of our prayers depends on the desire of our hearts. As … Continue reading

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Christian, We Are Not Musical Boxes

Although preachers specifically are being referred to, the truth is equally applicable to Christians of all kinds. Charles Spurgeon: (Christians) sent from God are not musical boxes, being once wound up, will play through their set tunes. They are trumpets … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

You Are Not Your Sexuality. “Jesus teaches us, and in His life He shows us, that sex and romantic fulfillment is not the key to making ourselves complete. Jesus was, after all, the most fully human and complete person who … Continue reading

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I Killed Jesus

Our church is almost done with our annual VBS (see some great pictures here, here, and here). As always, it has been excellent. Our children’s team and our massive crew of volunteers are exemplary; faithful, hard-working, and overflowing with love … Continue reading

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The Honor of Being a Helper

Currently, I am taking our church’s youth group through a series on relationships. Last week we covered the topic of marriage from Genesis 2:15-25. In this passage, as God sees Adam all by his lonesome, we read: Then the Lord … Continue reading

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iPod Preachers & Your Soul

I’ll start with this line: I am thankful that technology makes good preaching accessible to many people. I’m pumped to know that faithful sermons are being preached and distributed around the world. Whenever God’s life-giving Word goes out with power … Continue reading

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