No matter your position on gender roles in the home, church, or world, if you are a Christian or church leader, you need to wrestle with the issues Byrd brings to light. Continue reading Review: Recovering From Biblical Manhood & Womanhood
My wife and I started a podcast for people who want to make following Jesus simple agin. Continue reading Our Very First Podcast Episode
An updated version of Acts 14:19-23: But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of … Continue reading What if Paul Planted Churches Like We Do Today?
Romans 1-9 gets all the love. All the attention. As it should. It’s a dynamic exposition of sin, God’s wrath, justification by faith, and the power … Continue reading Welcome One Another
It boggles my mind to think of Jesus going to a wedding. This means he was invited to a wedding. That means someone thought of Jesus to be enough of a friend to put him on the guest list. Now, think about this. Jesus saw his fishermen friends struggling to catch fish. After telling them to give it one more shot, he started a fire and waited. He camped out with them at sunrise, took their fresh catch, and made it into breakfast. Who does that but a friend? Jesus had friends. He was a friend. Of course, Jesus isn’t just any … Continue reading Discipleship is Friendship
In eleven years of publishing posts on this site, I had only missed posting seven months. Seven. In eleven years. And most of those months off were taken off by design because of various seasons of life. But then 2018 came. We moved back to Nebraska, after having moved twice in the previous year. We’ve settled in to a new home. We’ve rekindled old friendships and started new ones. We’ve joined a new church and a new team. We’ve discovered our oldest daughter has autism. We’ve learned about sensory processing issues with our kids. For Carly and me, we’ve learned about … Continue reading Write Again