Just Ordered

So here’s the deal… First, my church has been going through Jesus’ parables for a couple of months now in Bible study so when I saw that John Meier’s latest volume in his A Marginal Jew series was on the parables I really wanted to get it. Amazon has it for $46+ and I thought…

WordPress Desktop App

I can’t remember if I saw Jim West mention this on Twitter or Feedly, but there is a desktop app for WordPress that allows you to blog without your web browser. I’m using it right now. So far, so good. Here’s a screenshot of what it looks like: I’ll need to figure out how to…

Snowed In

I’m literally snowed in at the moment. By my estimates we only got about a foot to 14 inches of actual snowfall so far but the wind is crazy and the drifts are much higher. At the moment I can’t get outside of my side door because the snow is too high. I’d also mention…

Doers Do

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in all the years I’ve been involved in Christian ministry it’s that doers do. Plenty of people talk about what they’d like to do and never end up doing much of anything. Doers on the other hand do what it is they’d like to do and then talk about…

Theology Keeps Me

I understand life application preaching. Really, I do. I believe that all preaching should be applicable to life in some way. It’s the preacher’s challenge to figure out how that’s so. But at the end of the day, as helpful as life application sermons are, I find that it’s theology that keeps me. Well, it’s God that…