A Reformation Day Tribute: Martin Luther and the Righteousness of God

A Reformation Day Tribute: Martin Luther and the Righteousness of God

Today is Reformation Day! It is a day theat commemorates the beginnings of the protestant reformation as a German monk named Martin Luther intended to start a theological debate as he nailed his 95-Thesis on the door of the church.  We are greatly indebted to men like Martin Luther and the other reformers who began to […]

Two Ways to Roar the Flame of Your Sizzling Heart

Two Ways to Roar the Flame of Your Sizzling Heart

The human heart is a strange creation. Its beautiful yet so greatly distorted from the Fall from the creators intentions. How much of our emotions, feelings, and affections have been twisted due to sin? Within my own heart the struggle for holy motivation can be a perplexing struggle.  Like Paul in Romans 7, what I […]

Don’t Lose Your Appetite for Grace

Don’t Lose Your Appetite for Grace

When I find something new I like to eat, I eat it till I’m sick of it. Whether it is a new restaurant or a new snack I devour it till a lose my appetite for it. I experienced this recently with Chick-Fil-A. For a myriad of reasons I went to Chick-fil-a about five different […]

Redefining Love

Redefining Love

There is nothing more beautiful than the love of God.  The love of God is essential to the Christian faith, yet how often we misunderstand this robust, multifaceted love.  DA Carson was right when he calls the doctrine of the love of God “difficult”.  The reason God’s love is so difficult is because it is […]

Sermon on the Mount Roundup

Sermon on the Mount Roundup

This past Sunday I finished preaching through the Sermon on the Mount.  It was by far one of my favorite series I have done.  Teaching and preparing for this series was a great challenge but also a great joy.  It was convicting yet encouraging all at the same time.  Within this sermon series not only […]