Lent 2020 | Day 8: “Teacher”

The focus of today is on the idea of a “teacher.” Over the course of my life, I have realized that my parents were a lot wiser and smarter than I gave them credit for. One of the realities that dawned on me when I became a parent was when I saw how many of […]

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Lent 2020 | Day 6: “Enter”

The Apostle John records Jesus saying these words in John 10:9, “I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.” One of the great promises of the gospel, and one of the great promises of Jesus Himself,  is that God genuinely desires […]

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Do We Look More American than Christian? Part 1

Part 1: How we’ve become more like Jonah than Jesus. Christian, say these words with me, directed to yourself: Repent, and believe the Gospel. These are a part of the historic words of the Ash Wednesday liturgy. And yet most people don’t hear them anymore (since most of our churches have jettisoned the traditions for […]

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Lent 2019 | Day 2: The Mystery of Grace

Lent 2019 | Day 2: The Mystery of Grace

Whenever I think about God’s grace I tend to alternate between thankfulness and confusion. I am thankful that God’s love has made a way for us to have fellowship with him. I am thankful that when I heard the Gospel I believed and now have the hope of eternal life. I am thankful that God […]

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