My work with teenagers has convinced me that one of the main reasons teenagers are not excited by the gospel is that they do not think they need it. Many parents have successfully raised self-righteous little Pharisees. When they look at themselves, they do not see a sinner in desperate need, so they are not … Continue reading Raising a Biblical Theologian
Have you ever wanted to laugh so hard in front of others but you held back because you were afraid of what they'd think of you? I'm ashamed to say I have. I'm not talking about laughing at somebody in a trite way to embarrass or expose them. I'm not talking about laughing at crude … Continue reading Toward a Theology of Laughter
Here are some perspectives on Halloween from Christians: On Mission This Halloween - Jeff Vanderstelt What does a Christian need to know about Halloween? - James Harleman What are your thoughts on Halloween? - John Piper Sent into the Harvest: Halloween on Mission - David Mathis
Today is my wife's 24th birthday. I love you Carly! If the Lord wills, I will spend many, many more birthdays with you, and that, my love, is very thrilling to me. (Speaking of my wife, she just posted an incredible talk on her blog called "Life's Too Short to Just Admire." She gave the … Continue reading Happy Birthday to My Wife
Congratulations to Andrew Reiners of Lincoln for winning the recent giving for The Mysterious Islands. Stay tuned for more giveaways. I have lots of movies to give away!
I'm giving away a copy of the DVD documentary The Mysterious Islands. In my previous post, I reviewed film, so if you haven't had a chance to read the review, please do so! Here are ten ways you can enter into the drawing (you only have to do ONE): 1. Re-Tweet this (or post on … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win a Free Copy of The Mysterious Islands
Part 10 in a 10 part series. View series intro and index.
Part 9 in a 10 part series. View series intro and index.
Part 8 in a 10 part series. View series intro and index. There are too many pictures from this 5-week period to share them all. These don't do justice to the wonderful, Christ-filled experience of this mission's trip!