It is true that it can be difficult to forgive someone who has wronged you, but forgiveness is the Christian way! Jesus said, “Pray then like this… ‘forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.’” (Matthew 6:12, ESV) In my short time in pastoral ministry I have noticed that Christians sometimes struggle to forgive. … Continue reading From Your Heart, Forgive
One of my habits is to listen to podcasts throughout the week as I drive in the car and run. I plan to grow more consistent in passing along the good stuff to you so that others can also be edified. As of late I have enjoyed listening to The Reformed Forum podcast. There are so many … Continue reading The Envy of Eve: Finding Contentment in a Covetous World
Do you have questions about the doctrine of salvation? If so, I would highly recommend this seminar series from Dr. John Piper that a friend of mine made me aware of today. The teaching is well presented, thorough, clear, and deeply devoted to the Holy Scriptures - also, it’s free! There’s about 8 hours of teaching here … Continue reading Do you have questions about the doctrine of salvation?
It was a joy to study and preach on John 3:16 this past Sunday. This text truly does communicate the most glorious of truths to us - that the Almighty has chosen to love the world, the sinful world, by sending his unique Son in order that all who believe will have eternal life. A … Continue reading John 3:16: God’s Immeasurable Love
The year-and-a-half since God has called Emmaus Christian Fellowship out to start a new work has been full of study and reflection for myself and for the other leaders within the church. In that time the Lord has provided a lot of clarity concerning why we are doing what we are doing. It has taken … Continue reading Driven by a Passion for the Glory of God and Reverence for His Word