Father, Forgive Them

For our Good Friday service my Church decided to have seven individuals read and briefly reflect upon the seven statements of Jesus while He was on the cross. I had the privilege to present the second words of Christ. What follows was my manuscript, perhaps you will find it an encouraging Holy Week read: Our... Continue Reading →

God is Murdered

Writing in the mid-1600s the French scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal wrote that, “There is no denying it; one must admit that there is something astonishing about Christianity. ‘It is because you were born in it,’ they will say. Far from it; I stiffen myself against it for that very reason, for fear of being... Continue Reading →

A Short Story: Can you say it?

They sat outside the coffee shop together in a moment of silence, bright street lights lined their outdoor seating area,  this was their spot, this is where he’d made that decision three years ago, this is where he was now questioning it. There was a good looking couple nearby, talking sweet things to each other,... Continue Reading →

The Assumptions of Jesus

I remember listening to a sermon by Kevin DeYoung at the The Gospel Coalition Conference 2019 where he preached from Luke 4:10-30 and warned about the danger of being “too familiar” with Jesus. “Familiarity can breed unbelief” was the gist of his cautioning.  In a similar line of thought familiarity can also cause us to... Continue Reading →

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