Humility: True Greatness

I’ve been both challenged and encouraged by this book lately.  Here’s a snippet and a thought: For those who feel the effect of their serious condition, who realize their humanly unalterable condition, the… Continue reading

Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ

God is using this book by John Piper and its supplemental reading plan to nourish my soul. Here’s a taste of it: We were made to know and treasure the glory of God above… Continue reading

Antidote to Christian Elitism

According to Augustine, this is “the antidote to Christian elitism”:  For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as… Continue reading

Ignoring the Nations

This is the last post in my series of reflections from Together for the Gospel 2012.  Check out the series here. David Platt’s sermon, Divine Sovereignty: The Fuel of Death-Defying Missions, was a highlight… Continue reading

Reflections on T4G 2012, Part 2

This post is part of a series.  Check out the rest of my reflections on Together for the Gospel 2012 here. A second highlight from my time at Together for the Gospel 2012… Continue reading

Reflections on T4G 2012, Part 1

This post is part of a series.  Check out the rest of my reflections on Together for the Gospel 2012 here. I had a fantastic week at Together for the Gospel in Louisville, KY.… Continue reading

Together for the Gospel 2012

Today Laura and I are driving to Louisville for Together for the Gospel 2012.  I’ve been looking forward to this week for a while.  And it’s not primarily because of the great lineup… Continue reading

Global Bible Training

If you have 20 minutes, I highly recommend watching this interview with Dr. Richard Pratt on the importance of training church leaders around the world.  It’s very challenging and very practical.

The Gospel Changes Everything

Lately I’ve been developing a personal life mission statement.  One of the ways I’ve been working towards this goal is by reflecting on certain verses in the Bible that sum up my entire… Continue reading

30 Days of Biking

In April I’m taking part in the 30 Days of Biking challenge.  According to their website, the only rule for the 30 days of biking is: Bike somewhere every day for 30 days… Continue reading