I've never been a very good keeper of new year's resolutions. I often think they are even unhelpful for a person like me. But this year I want to publicly commit to three goals on here. I want to have the accountability of having written these down for anyone to see. I also want these … Continue reading 3 Goals for 2019
2018 has been exceptionally difficult in many ways: My father-in-law passed away, my wife and I moved to a new place, leaving some family and very close friends, and I started seminary, which created new challenges for us. This year was also great for my wife and I for a number of reasons: We travelled … Continue reading 3 Things I Learned in 2018
I was recently privileged to attend the Together for the Gospel conference in Louisville, KY. This is my second time to attend, and it has been a great experience both times. The conference brings strong preachers, great and challenging topics, and great community. In many ways, this conference operates as a salve to a pastor’s … Continue reading Together for the Gospel 2018 Recap
“Biblical Theology: How the Church Faithfully Teaches the Gospel” - Nick Roark and Robert Cline “Biblical Theology” is the latest installment of 9Marks’ Building Healthy Churches series. Each one of these little volumes is invaluable and readable. The need for biblical theology is as great as it has ever been, and I believe the authors … Continue reading Biblical Theology
"A Reader's Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards" - Edited by Nathan A. Finn and Jeremy M. Kimble America has a strong tradition of theologians, but Jonathan Edwards stands above them all. Jonathan Edwards had an incredible impact on Christianity in America, both by his preaching and his writing. Finn and Kimble have … Continue reading A Reader’s Guide to the Major Writings of Jonathan Edwards
"The Philippian Jailer"