Happy Holiday, I’ll be Back in a Few Weeks

For the next three weeks I’ll be on holiday (as my South African friends would say).  Later tonight, I’ll start a 36-hour journey back to Nebraska. Carly and I will get to spend some much-desired time together.  I’m super pumped about this, if you couldn’t guess.  We haven’t seen each other since January 6.  It…

The Heavy Doctrine of Atonement for the Married Man

Next year at this time, I’ll be married. Lord willing, Carly and I will be living in Orlando, Florida, starting our life together, getting ready for me to attend seminary. That’s almost unbelievable to write. With each passing day though, it sinks in a little deeper. I’ve only been engaged for five weeks (just as…

I’m Going to Marry an Amazing, Jesus-Loving Woman

As of Friday, December 26, I am engaged to be married to Carly Anne Forsman.  She loves Jesus, hates sin, is crazy enough to want to be a pastor’s wife, and reads Charles Spurgeon and John Piper.  Ah, what more could a man ask for? Many of you know that I’ll be in South Africa…

Happy 25th, Mom and Dad!

On June 10, 1983, my parents were wed.  They went to the Rocky Mountains on their honeymoon.  This week, they went back there to celebrate the beautiful life and marriage that God has blessed them with.  Not too many people stay married for five years and certainly not 25.  I’m proud to call them Mom…