Groaning

Groaning

We’ve been studying Romans 8 in our Sunday Sound Doctrine Fellowship Group and for the last few weeks, we have been looking at verses 18 through 26. These verses provide both perspective and promise when we, as Christians, consider the harsh reality of daily living in a fallen world. Fallen means cursed, and the curse…

John’s Withered Hand 

John’s Withered Hand 

When I was a little boy growing up with my older brother, John, we played a lot of neighborhood sports. When John was twelve and I was nine, one of the sports we enjoyed the most was football. This was because, though I was small for my age, my brother was tall for his age,…

Providence and Birthdays

Providence and Birthdays

Today, I’m taking a much-needed rest from my normal blog rhythm. I know…I’m blogging about how I’m not blogging today. It’s the 21st century. It doesn’t have to make sense. Thank you post-modernism! In reality, I’m in Southern California at the moment for some ministry meetings and training, so I’m taking the opportunity to rest…

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

 One of my favorite songs to sing in church when I was growing up was “I can only Imagine” by Bart Millard. One line in particular stands out to me when I read Philippians 2:9-11. Surrounded by Your glory What will my heart feel? … Will I stand in Your presence Or to my knees…