Avoid Bruises and Turn on the Light
Intentionally avoid the darkness that causes pain and agony by turning on the Light that never dims.
My Advice on How to Read the Bible
Because the Bible is living, breathing, and active, reading it should be exciting, emotional, and life-changing.
One Way to Better Understand Scripture
Understanding the Bible is about making connections between theology and application.
Practice: Part of God’s Playbook
Let your actions and choices reflect what it says in God’s “playbook.”
Conquering Biblical Context
Twisting Scripture around to justify one’s actions and beliefs is a dangerous and sinful game.
Resolve to do These 3 Things in 2022
Lofty, God-sized goals can only be accomplished through His God-sized strength.
The Only Thing That Truly Satisfies
If you neglect it, you’re starving your body of necessary nourishment.
The Discipline of Bible Study
God’s Word is a lamp and a light that brings non-believers to Christ.
Don’t Give Up on Bible Study
Even Paul struggled to understand Old Testament scriptures.
7 Ways to Climb Out of the Pit
In times of despair, the best things to do is to cooperate with God in the healing.
7 Ways to Learn Bible Truth
Understanding these unprecedented times could mean more intentional Bible study.
Waiting Without Fear of Tomorrow
With God, the journey ahead is not to be feared, and it ends in victory.
Awaking From a Spiritual Nap
Sometimes, we’re just going through the motions of Christianity.
Are You Missing What God is Saying?
As far as His will goes, God just wants a chance to speak to you, and He’ll do the rest.
Taking Control by Giving it Up
Take Control of Your Life
One Question Leads to Another
There will always, be questions. And that’s not a bad thing, how we will grow in knowledge.
Bible Tidbits: Who were the Zealots?
Don’t let politics destroy unity among believers.
Who Were Sadducees and What Was Their Deal?
God is a much better master than money.
Knowing Your Bible: What Are Those Little Words?
You can engage with your Bible with more confidence when you know what all the little words mean.
Waking Up to the Truth
God has given us everything we need in order to know Him, accept Him and be saved.
Arrangement of New Testament Books and How to Find Them
Just like anything, the more time you spend in the New Testament, the faster you can navigate it.
Arrangement of Old Testament Books and Finding them Faster
Just like with anything, the more time you spend with the Old Testament, the faster you can navigate it.
Who Were the Pharisees and What Can We Learn From Them?
Following God’s commands is good, but adding rules and forcing others to follow them as if they were from God is not.
Why Are There Four Gospels in the Bible?
We can trust the accounts, the biographies, and the Gospels of Jesus.
So You Want to Study Your Bible in 2021 . . .
Resolutions fail because all we have is a wish for things to change but not a plan.
The Old Testament Helps Us Understand the New Testament
A Christian’s identity is linked directly to the Old Testament, so why do we neglect it?
Here’s a Mandate You’ll be Glad You Complied With
It’s impossible to manage 2021 without the sustenance Scripture provides.
Why Our Thoughts Matter in Telling the Story of Jesus – Part Five
We can win the battle of the mind because we’re already fighting from a place of victory.
It’s Messy, But It’s My Story
I did all the right things and was a relatively “good” kid, but I knew I was missing something.
5 Ways to Truly Be in God’s Presence
Accomplishing God’s call on our lives requires an intimate, prayerful relationship with him.
Christian, Where’s Your Passion?
To experience who Jesus is and all he wants for us requires passionately knowing and serving him.
Is God Really Present in Your Church?
Leaders, do everything necessary, pay any price, to build a church where God is pleased to dwell.
The Struggle to Quiet Your Anxious Thoughts is Real
Depression is a reality no matter what the cause, but God offers relief and quiets your soul.
You Can Serve and Help Heal Your Faith Family
This message is for you if you are a discouraged, unsure or insecure follower of Jesus Christ. Yes, I realize we […]
3 Reasons to Follow This Fashion Trend
Last year, I was reading through books of the Bible I had never completed. I hate to admit that, but […]
What Does Your Life Reflect?
I noticed the other day that my wife has been using the word precious more frequently. I’ve known her for over twelve years, […]
The Hard, Narrow Road to Biblical Literacy
We desire the silver platter of biblical literacy – that we might somehow put in the littlest effort yet receive […]
9 Reasons You Should Study the Bible (Right Now)
Why should you study the Bible? It’s old. It’s long. There are a lot of weird names in it. And […]
Five Steps to Understanding the Bible
At one point in my life, I wanted to be an archeologist. I thought it would be amazing to dig […]
Our 3 Excuses for Not Reading the Bible
I make excuses for not reading the Bible every day. And this is coming from a pastor. A formally-trained-in-biblical-theology pastor. […]