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My Favorite Quotes from “Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone”

Earlier this year I began and (eagerly) finished the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. I loved the books immensely and agree with all the hype. Few have Rowlings ability to grip the reader with every page and bring such … Continue reading

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My Favorite Quotes from “Washington: A Life”

In an effort to try and read more widely, I recently decided to work through one biography on each American President. So, first up, George Washington. Going off the rave reviews I’ve seen, I chose Ron Chernow’s, “Washington: A Life” … Continue reading

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How the Bible is Like & Unlike Every Other Book

Kevin Vanhoozer: (The Bible) is like every other book because it has human authors. It is unlike every other book because (1) it has God for its ultimate author; (2) it has God (Jesus Christ) as its ultimate content; (3) … Continue reading

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Life is Impossible Without Faith

Ben Myers: In North Africa toward the end of the fourth century, Augustine pointed out that life would be impossible without trust. Most of the things we know about the world are really things we believe on the basis of … Continue reading

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Love Her! Love Her!

If you are a Christian man who is married and in a position of leadership, I encourage you to humbly and carefully listen to this exhortation from John Piper. Here I am speaking directly to men who are husbands and … Continue reading

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The Time I Was Rebuked to Trust Jesus By Reading Harry Potter

I am currently reading through Harry Potter for the first time (and loving it). In The Order of the Pheonix (the book I am currently reading), I was struck by the rebuke that the cranky Phineas Nigellius gave to Harry … Continue reading

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Why Did My Family Join a Church Plant?

If you follow any of my social media handles, you probably know my wife and I have recently become members of a church plant in my hometown, San Clemente, California. Our journey to church planting hasn’t been quick, but the … Continue reading

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