2019-01-15: Scot McKnight talks infant baptism and the New Testament. Solid....

2019-01-14: 🍿 Finally saw Bumblebee yesterday afternoon with Amber and really...

2019-01-11: Sermon inspiration.

2019-01-11: Just deleted Reddit from my phone 😱 EDIT: replaced with...

2019-01-11: “The Cross has the final word!!” Loving this song. Will...

2019-01-10: This is Edit.A simple piece of paper to write on...

2019-01-09: Reminders

2019-01-09: PLAN THE WORK WORK THE PLAN

2019-01-08: ⌨ Writing. Soundtrack: David Baloche.

2019-01-08: Nana’s Pie from Isa’s is one of my favorite slices...

2019-01-07: Martin Smith of Delirious? fame is at the height of...

2019-01-06: A little bit of Sutliff Christmas Spice during the downtime...

2019-01-05: My wife, Amber, has flown to Texas to be with...

2019-01-05: Book: Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas by Chris Marchand...

2019-01-04: Great morning out on the mountain today for my first...

2019-01-03: May her memory be eternal Ann (I called her Nana as if she was one...

2019-01-03: Does blogging count as journaling? 🤔

2019-01-03: My favorite part of today was sitting down at my...

2019-01-02: 📧 Published the first edition of my new newsletter. I...

2019-01-02: To a healthy 2019 My word for 2019 is health. I want to be...

2019-01-01: Choosing a new email app in Windows 10 I finally got fed up with syncing errors, freezes, and...

2019-01-01: Why is it so hard to to find a usable...

2019-01-01: A little liturgical New Year humor. Source.

2018-12-31: A reflection on the meaning of Christmas The time has come! It’s Christmas! Yes, I know you...

2018-12-31: Super stoked to start using these beautiful Scripture journals that...

2018-12-30: First time playing Ticket to Ride tonight with Amber! Pretty...

2018-12-30: A 2018 Media Review According to my records, I finished 20 books, 5 graphic...

2018-12-30: When Anxiety in Children Looks Like Anger, Tantrums, or Meltdowns...

2018-12-29: 🍿 Just saw Aquaman with Amber. What a fantastic fantasy...

2018-12-28: Spent the day in the snow.

2018-12-27: The Christmas fun continues with tea, pipe, and novel. ☕️...

2018-12-26: Great time at Lights of the World with the fam....

2018-12-26: Just getting out of watching Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse with...

2018-12-25: 🍻 Christmas cheer, Christmas beer. A wonderful Irish stout.

2018-12-25: Merry Christmas to all! It’s been a wonderful day around...

2018-12-24: “Jesus, Lord at thy birth.” Love that line.

2018-12-24: 🌲Eve🏃🏻‍♂️

2018-12-23: www.reddit.com Jesus statue popping out of the ground at Abtei...

2018-12-23: The KJZZ Holiday Show with Blaise Lantana & Friends at...

2018-12-22: www.reddit.com Put ADOT under the tree because they are a...

2018-12-22: I am really loving facilitating pre-marital counseling for a couple...

2018-12-21: You know what’s great about most personal blogs like the...

2018-12-21: Via this great guide on web typography.

2018-12-20: Happy Hipster Christmas via the Church Humor Newsletter

2018-12-19: 🍻A new one. Came in the Winter seasonal pack, but...

2018-12-19: THIS IS HAPPENING PEOPLE

2018-12-19: Spending some time chaperoning my daughter’s class field trip to...

2018-12-18: View from the Skytrain at PHX.

2018-12-17: Watching my kids through the screen on my phone instead...

2018-12-17: Support this book explaining the traditions of Christmas! My friend Chris is writing an awesome book to help...

2018-12-17: Drew Zeiba, writing for Vulture: Refusing to be an artist-as-public...

2018-12-17: Signed up for ProtonMail today. Personally I’m not as freaked...

2018-12-16: WELL, it’s done. After just a few days on the...

2018-12-15: My ballerina princess is performing tonight.

2018-12-15: A concise case for the reasonableness of classical, creedal Christianity Classical, creedal Christianity is reasonable because: 1) Theism (the belief...

2018-12-15: Can’t imagine life without Amber. So beautiful, smart, tough, patient,...

2018-12-15: Possible solutions for fixing my terrible posture: 1) A cushion...

2018-12-15: Woke up this morning with some brutal back pain. My...

2018-12-14: Question: What would you do? As I move toward a...

2018-12-14: Out for a lunt this afternoon. C&D Nutty Irishman in...

2018-12-14: As I consider switching totally to Micro.blog, I’m thinking deeply...

2018-12-13: I have customized my Micro.blog micro blog (say that 10...

2018-12-10: Micro.blog is interesting, but could it replace my self-hosted Wordpress...

2018-12-10: What can wash away my sin? What can wash away my sin? Nothing but the blood...

2018-12-06: A prayer before meditation

2018-12-05: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World - New book from Cal Newport Cal Newport is releasing a new book called Digital Minimalism:...

2018-12-04: The brain drain of your smartphone Your cognitive capacity is significantly reduced when your smartphone is...

2018-11-27: Why I am not a determinist It is sometimes asserted that evil is not simply allowed...

2018-11-24: This ESV Journaling New Testament could be a game changer for study and sermon prep The Productive Pastor, Chad Brooks, just posted a pic of...

2018-11-20: This is where I do ministry This is the neighborhood where I do ministry–Sunnyslope in Phoenix,...

2018-11-16: Why Christians are always talking about the blood of Jesus This week we were listening to Spotify in our home...

2018-11-10: Amazing lightweight, compact, great-sounding headphones for travel. For under $20. Wireless headphones are all the rage these days, as they...

2018-10-29: A Christian perspective on Halloween This is “a” Christian perspective not “the” Christian perspective in...

2018-10-27: Biblical thinking If the biblical story does not control our thinking, then...

2018-10-26: Fr. Thomas Keating has passed away It’s with great sorrow I found out today that Fr....

2018-10-25: Debunking the 81% Many of the 81 percent [of white Evangelicals that voted...

2018-10-22: Social Media is designed for division The way AI is designed will have a huge impact...

2018-10-17: When I look into the face of my enemy I see my brother Let us call ‘brothers’ even those who hate us and...

2018-10-16: Just don't get political, though All issues of any importance are both political and moral:...

2018-10-06: Don’t rock the boat, they said. Nothing like a midday run to clear the mind. I...

2018-10-01: Effort Is Not the Opposite of Grace Richard Foster, author of The Celebration of Discipline: There’s a...

2018-09-29: I believe in angels Today, we celebrate St. Michael and all angels. In a...

2018-09-24: 8-Point Checklist for Pastoral Body Care Photo by Todd Quackenbush on Unsplash 8-Point Checklist for Pastoral...

2018-09-24: Niceness is not kindness In fact, “niceness” is often the enemy of kindness. “Nice”...

2018-09-11: Collect for social justice from the Book of Common Prayer Almighty God, who created us in your own image: Grant...

2018-09-05: My favorite quote from Blessed Mother Teresa Today we remember Mother Teresa. She said: Jesus is the...

2018-08-14: A prayer for our times Righteous Lord God, you love justice and hate evil, and...

2018-08-08: Cool weather this week in Phoenix

2018-08-07: The Discipline of Proclaiming the Gospel We’re talking about a discipline of proclaiming the Gospel as...

2018-08-06: Sow good habits Tell me what good it is to weed a garden...

2018-07-26: Jen Pollock Michel on the limits of public intellectuals To satiate the ravenous demands of digital readers, a public...

2018-07-25: The Discipline of Reconciliation Antagonism is that spirit of opposition that seems so prevalent...

2018-07-12: 10 brief thoughts on getting paid as a priest Preface: I’m not saying here every senior pastor must be paid,...

2018-07-11: The discipline of the Lord's Table Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash The discipline of coming...

2018-07-10: I tried the Impossible Burger, and I liked it The brand new, totally plant-based Impossible Burger is a game...

2018-07-09: I cannot live a holy life It really is true to say, “I cannot live a...

2018-07-09: Puzzle at the cabin So grateful to have the opportunity to visit a cabin...

2018-07-07: The man who created the web has some regrets The increasing centralization of the Web, he says, has “ended...

2018-07-05: God's plan to change the world In the beginning, out of love, God (Father, Son, and...

2018-07-02: Looking forward to the ESV Anglican Edition I’ve been wanting/needing a solid pew Bible that will include...

2018-06-30: Packing a 13 liter backpack + small messenger for a 3 day trip For the past several years I have been challenging myself...

2018-06-21: Home from the hospital After a rough couple of days I am home from...

2018-06-20: Boredom in meditation I suggest that you received a gift of time, time...

2018-06-19: Eucharist is the moment The eucharist is the moment at which the past event...

2018-06-18: The simple way to practice centering prayer Centering prayer is about cultivating an awareness of the presence...

2018-06-17: A Prayer for Father's Day Heavenly Father, you entrusted your Son Jesus, the child of...

2018-06-16: What I believe about immigration and giving up the right to bear arms, in brief I am in favor of Christians treating illegal immigrants humanely,...

2018-06-16: Christians are weak and lawless Christians are indeed by definition weak and lawless according to...

2018-06-16: 7 observations regarding social media in the present time Photo by NordWood Themes on Unsplash Social media is both...

2018-06-16: Getting Things Done: Current Tools, Practices, & Principles Please note this is a “living post” and may be...

2018-06-14: The essential books This is a “living post” and will be updated over...

2018-06-11: Growing in gratitude This 5-day, Bible-based devotional ebook is designed to help you:...

2018-06-11: Meditation made simple Learn Christian meditation in 15 minutes or less per day...

2018-06-11: Super-quick sermon prep Finish your sermon or Bible study in half the time....

2018-04-20: Beginning with the Common English Bible I started reading through the Common English Bible today. This...

2017-10-13: Skye Jethani's IMMEASURABLE is a book I’d like to give every person just starting out in ministry I’m very grateful to be part of the launch team...

2017-06-19: Video Review: Premium Value Holy Bible Large Print NLT Buy on Amazon  

2017-03-18: 5 powerful ways to leverage Trello for church Trello, the digital Kanban and project management software, is all...

2017-03-06: The Timbuk2 Rogue Laptop Backpack for travel & every day carry I like backpacks. It’s a weakness. I can often obsess...

2016-12-26: How I'm Getting Things Done with Field Notes For context, you’ll want to read Getting Things Done: Tools, Practices,...

2016-12-23: How I'm Getting Things Done with Trello For context, you’ll want to read Getting Things Done: Tools, Practices,...

2016-02-15: If you'd like humility, try praying for it. God gives grace to the humble. Are you developing the...

2016-02-11: Why I observe Lent I had been in an emotional and spiritual struggle for...

2015-09-14: How to win spiritual battles In Paul’s ending to his letter to the Ephesians, he...

2015-09-07: Who are you fighting? In Paul’s famous passage in Ephesians 6:10-20 on the armor...

2015-08-31: That time my mother-in-law demolished me at paintball A few years ago Amber’s side of the family decided...

2015-06-16: Become the righteousness of God This is an edited manuscript of a sermon I preached...

2015-05-22: Have you been filled with the Holy Spirit? "...be filled with the Spirit..." (Ephesians 5:18 ESV) The celebration...

2015-05-08: What I learned about the Holy Spirit from my wife's life-threatening blood clot About two weeks ago now, my wife Amber noticed some...

2015-03-31: 4 weird things about Palm Sunday This is an edited transcript of one of my recent...

2015-03-09: #Lent, @Twitter, and the real meaning of self denial. Brothers and sisters, we are now solidly into the season...

2015-02-03: If your heart belongs to God, so does everything else When my wife Amber and I married each other, a...

2015-01-14: How to have a mind like water This post contains outdated info on the tools I’m using....

2014-12-04: 3 reasons you should be savoring Advent to better celebrate Christmas Christmas is all the rage in our culture right now…but...

2014-11-20: How a dreaded chore became a sacramental action Once upon a time I hated washing the dishes. The...

2014-10-07: How to have a life-changing mentoring conversation I’ve spent the last three or so years mentoring college-age...

2014-09-30: My top 3 spiritual struggles If there’s one thing I’m not a fan of, it’s...

2014-09-24: Stop resisting God's grace. Start resisting false gods. My pastor has been preaching on it. My friends and...

2014-09-10: 4 reasons I’m afraid of silence If you’re like me, you fill most waking moments with...

2014-08-19: This quote has been haunting me for weeks This quote by one of my favorite Christian authors has...

2014-07-22: My Top 3 Leadership Struggles I consider it an honor to lead in multiple areas...

2014-07-15: Freedom is more than liberty I used to buy into the idea that freedom was...

2014-07-01: What's the point of spiritual gifts? In his first letter to the church at Corinth, the...

2014-06-24: It won't always be pleasant, but I promise it will be worth it. One of best things my wife and I have done...

2014-06-10: 3 ways to think about the Trinity The doctrine of the Triune nature of God is a...

2014-06-03: Preparing for Pentecost: Are you trying to tame God the Holy Spirit? It seems to me American Evangelical culture in general is...

2014-05-28: 5 surprising benefits of taking a digital sabbatical I just took my family on camping trip in the...

2014-05-19: How and why you should keep a prayer journal Keeping a prayer journal has been simultaneously one of the...

2014-05-12: Are you feeling far from God? Are you feeling far from God? You’re not alone. Even...

2014-05-08: I'd like to say I'm not a liar, but... "There are things which a man is afraid to tell...

2014-04-23: How to avoid ministry burnout Did you know that 90% of pastors feel fatigued and...

2014-04-21: The exponential power of encouragement Years ago I was going through a very tough time....

2014-04-18: Say hello to Trello, a new tool to organize your life and ministry Think of Trello as note cards on digital steroids. I...

2014-04-16: Do you have too many Bibles? According to the American Bible Society and Barna Group, 88%...

2014-04-14: 3 reasons why you hate going to church (and what to do about it) You know the feeling. You wake up on a typical...

2014-04-11: How to Please God Chapter 13 must have been especially powerful to the Hebrews,...

2014-04-07: 3 reasons you should run a Tough Mudder (or any obstacle race) Me about halfway through the Tough Mudder When I started...

2014-04-04: The one reason you can't give up when things get tough You may be tired, worn out, discouraged, and in pain....

2014-04-02: Why do we need the means of grace? And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and...

2014-04-01: 4 life-changing lessons I learned about spiritual leadership while being a follower. Four years ago I finished my graduate degree and had...

2014-03-28: What is saving faith anyways? Here we come to one of the most beautiful and...

2014-03-26: 5 powerful ways to keep growing when you can't find a spiritual mentor I’ve written about how to find a spiritual mentor, but...

2014-03-24: What I learned about life by training for the Tough Mudder I’ve been training for the Arizona Tough Mudder event. The...

2014-03-21: Can you lose your salvation? The scope of Jesus’ work is epic. Unlike the old...

2014-03-19: How to find a spiritual mentor Having a spiritual mentor is an effective and important way...

2014-03-17: 5 common myths about discipleship debunked Misunderstandings abound out there when it comes to how you...

2014-03-14: Why the blood of Jesus is enough for me, you, and God Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood,...

2014-03-12: Meditation on the Resurrection is like...a lottery ticket? Say a stranger buys you a lottery ticket in the...

2014-03-11: 5 practical ways to guard your personal time with God from distraction I recently asked my Facebook friends what distracted them from...

2014-03-10: What to do when you feel spiritually stuck Do you ever feel like you’ve hit a wall when...

2014-03-07: A new kind of covenant Chapter 8 of Hebrews elaborates on this new covenant innaugaurated...

2014-03-06: If I had to choose between all the spiritual disciplines Bible memorization is absolutely fundamental to spiritual formation. If I...

2014-03-05: Poem for Ash Wednesday Return from your sin. Be faithful to the Gospel. And...

2014-03-03: 3 highly effective methods for memorizing Bible verses There’s no doubt that memorizing Bible verses is difficult for...

2014-02-28: Jesus the perfect priest did this once and for all Chapter seven of Hebrews gives what few details we know...

2014-02-26: 3 vital questions to ask yourself when picking a Bible translation for memorization Photo Credit: UnlockingTheBible via Compfight cc The very first “real...

2014-02-21: This is one of the most disturbing passages in the New Testament When I first encountered Hebrews 6, I remember being confused...

2014-02-20: A challenge from C.S. Lewis' spiritual mentor "We must not merely do as He did; we must...

2014-02-19: Is Jesus making you uncomfortable? Good. Although I’ve been a Charismatic in theory for most of...

2014-02-14: Do you know what it means for Jesus to be your High Priest? In the fifth chapter of Hebrews, the author moves from...

2014-02-12: 3 Biblical reasons memorizing Bible verses is essential I’m convinced we act out of our most deeply held...

2014-02-11: Christian spiritual growth: the one discipline that can change everything Of all the spiritual disciplines, which is the most important...

2014-02-07: The path to inner healing Inner healing starts with Jesus. Fixing our eyes on Jesus...

2014-01-31: Do I believe? In Hebrews three, the author compares and contrasts Jesus with...

2014-01-29: An Embarrassingly Emotional Experience I was recently part of a prayer service where I...

2014-01-24: Our God suffers Chapter two of Hebrews solidifies Christ’s sovereignty in all things,...

2014-01-20: The lost practice of mental discipline One of the biggest obstacles for seriously following Jesus in...

2014-01-17: The most unfathomable mystery? The first chapter of Hebrews is beautiful, enlightening, and foundational...

2014-01-16: Only want Christ Man is created to praise, reverence, and serve God our...

2014-01-15: It's time for a revival of critical thinking The scandal of the evangelical mind is that there is...

2014-01-14: 4 ways to keep theological disagreement civil on Facebook Have you ever noticed how theological conversations on Facebook tend...

2014-01-13: Why we have to get discipleship right the first time In educational psychology, there are a number of “laws of...

2014-01-10: Keeping track of your sins In the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola, the saint...

2014-01-09: 7 Lost Areas of Discipleship On a whole, I agree with J.I. Packer that the...

2014-01-08: My neighbor spent Christmas alone and it was my fault. “Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time...

2014-01-07: Church is a vineyard By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much...

2014-01-06: Martin Luther actually said this. No joke. Recently, a prominent Reformed blogger I read (and generally appreciate)...

2013-12-27: This Book Will Have the Most Impact on My Ministry This Year I believe that mentoring relationships should be at the core...

2013-12-23: 4 Ways to Start Well This New Year The New Year is almost upon us. Of course, New...

2013-12-19: How to Start Your New Year Refreshed and Recharged With the new year arriving in just weeks, it’s time...

2013-12-18: "Ecumenism of blood." Powerful Words From Pope Francis on Christian Unity Pope Francis, in a response to whether or not ecumenism...

2013-12-17: Level-Up Your Concentration, Get More Done With Focus@Will When you need really focus in to write that sermon,...

2013-12-16: What About Hitler? The Myth of Ineffective Pacifism When it comes to the non-violent message of Jesus, many...

2013-12-13: Jesus had his "non-violent" disciples buy swords, what's up with that? How could a non-violent Jesus ask his disciples to buy...

2013-12-12: Doesn't Violence in the Old Testament Mean that Pacifism isn't Biblical? A common objection to Christian non-violence is often articulated as...

2013-12-11: A Brief, Scriptural Defense of the Non-Violent Message of Jesus This week’s Advent focus is peace, so I thought it...

2013-12-10: 5 Ways to Keep Social Media from Taking Over Your Life (And Ministry) Social media is clearly a massive blessing to many ministries,...

2013-12-09: This Kept Me From Abandoning The Church Not so long ago I was ready to abandon the...

2013-12-06: Why I say I am a Catholic Christian It often surprises people when I describe myself as a...

2013-12-03: My 3-Year-Old Son: "Daddy, can we help her?" We were driving to church; it was a fairly typical...

2013-11-22: Contentment Isn't Just About Material Things I've been thinking this week a lot about contentment, and...

2013-11-12: Why I Consider Myself Charismatic The Charismatic movement has been (often rightly) taken to task...

2013-11-09: Give It All Up For This To reach satisfaction in all desire its possession in nothing....

2013-11-05: Don't Just Stand There, PRAY! ...confess your sins to one another and pray for one...

2013-10-31: Reformation Day Shouldn't Be a Celebration It’s not that I don’t recognize that the Church was...

2013-10-29: Gloria Patri - Original Acoustic Worship Song I was changing the strings on my guitar late at...

2013-10-25: This is the Most Insanely Durable ESV Bible I've Seen I’ve been looking for a Bible that’s not too big...

2013-10-18: Moving Beyond Routine, Rote, & Obligations to Find Delight in God I’ve continued to ponder the John Piper sermon I wrote...

2013-10-15: Why I Still Call Myself an Evangelical Evangelicalism is quickly going the way of fundamentalism as far...

2013-10-11: Don't Shortchange the Holy Spirit When It Comes to Holiness I’ve been thinking a lot about the concept of holiness....

2013-10-09: Did God Create Me to Use Me or Love Me? John Piper on Being Made in the Image of God I recently got to hear John Piper preach at the...

2013-10-02: Cultivate Your Mind: How Memorizing Bible Verses Can Give You Clarity of Thought A cultivated mind is one that is well-tended, nourished, disciplined,...

2013-09-27: Rhythm & Blues: Why I Pray the Daily Office Few things have had as much impact on my life...

2013-09-24: Prayer: The Pathway to Peace As the Fall season hits full-swing, tiredness and burnout can...

2013-09-16: Mentor Like Jesus, Change the World In Mentor Like Jesus, entrepreneur and investor Regi Campbell has...

2013-09-04: This One Simple Practice Changed My Life It’s only been in the last twelve months or so...

2013-08-06: Not Light But Fire: Confronted with Spirit & Truth It was quiet outside the small, cylindrical building. Vividly green...

2013-07-30: 5 Reasons This Millennial Went High Church Rachel Held Evans and others have been posting about the...

2013-07-26: Why Protestants Don't Get How Roman Catholics Talk About Justification Cemented in the Protestant doctrinal ethos is the great Reformation...

2013-07-12: Hail Mary: What Roman Catholics Really Think About the Mother of Jesus Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee;...

2013-07-10: Why You'll Never Have What You Want Brother, sister. Self: You’re always striving, always trying. Maybe tomorrow...

2013-07-08: This is the Best Book on Marriage I've Read The Meaning of Marriage: Facing the Complexities of Commitment with...

2013-07-01: The United States of America Is Not God's Chosen Nation I believe that God can and does use all circumstances...

2013-06-28: How Long, O Lord? When You Feel Abandoned by God It is perfectly normal to sometimes feel as if you...

2013-06-21: Do Roman Catholics Worship Saints? The Answer May Surprise You I’ve often heard accusations against Roman Catholics of idolotry–even a...

2013-06-17: Formed by Love, Not Fear The most-repeated exhortation in the New Testament is “do not...

2013-06-14: In Honor Of My Children, For Making Me A Father Two all-original songs, performed with my wonderful wife, Amber.

2013-06-12: Multiple Sources For Spiritual Formation The same way that our natural bodies need more than...

2013-06-10: Something is Better Than Nothing I have failed at being consistent with daily devotions. I...

2013-06-05: How Spiritual Disciplines Help Us Conform to the Mind of Christ A graphic I created as part of my graduate work....

2013-05-31: Roman Catholics Are Christians Too: What We Have in Common I’ve found it interesting–and disconcerting–that in many evangelical circles there...

2013-05-27: Love Meets Us In The Mundane As a parent it can be so frustrating just to...

2013-05-24: Donald Miller's Storyline Will Help You Find Meaning, Focus, and Clarity in Life There’s a lot to be excited about regarding Donald Miller’s...

2013-05-22: The 12 Spiritual Disciplines: Essential Tools for Spiritual Growth The spiritual disciplines are means by which individuals and communities...

2013-05-20: Peace is Always Possible An acquaintance recently linked to article about recent Muslim attacks...

2013-05-17: Traditions of God and Men God does use tradition to communicate his will and make...

2013-05-15: Teach Your Children Who They Are Christian parenting isn’t easy. Several books I’ve read or skimmed...

2013-05-13: Be Fueled by Love Today I was reminded of just how important it is...

2013-05-08: What is the Path to Spiritual Growth? It’s hard for me to believe that it’s taken me...

2013-05-06: Is Radical Christianity A New Legalism? Is the kind of “radical” Christianity advocated by the likes...

2013-05-02: A Devotional to Help You Hide the Word of God in Your Heart I’ve not made Scripture memorization the priority that I should...

2013-05-01: How to Discuss Theology -- Without Losing Friends Pray before, during, and after conversations Listen Be humble Have...

2013-04-30: The Importance of Theological Conversation I’ve had some fantastic discussions lately with friends and acquaintances...

2013-04-24: You're Too Busy And So Am I Our culture is obsessed with busyness. The more and more...

2013-04-19: Press In or Give Up You have two options today. Option Number One: act as...

2013-04-15: Worship is Doing There was a time when many in the Church objected...

2013-04-13: Rest in Peace, Brennan Manning I woke today to the news that Christian author and...

2013-04-12: Church Should Be An Oasis Church should be an analog oasis in the midst of...

2013-03-25: Founding Fathers I’ve noticed that many Christians are quick to quote the...

2013-03-04: Pour: A poem about death and life We are called to pour out ourselves for the lost...

2013-02-25: This is the best study bible on the market The ESV Study Bible from Crossway is my tried and...

2013-02-11: What Kind of Person is God? We know what kind of a person someone is primarily...

2013-02-04: Stress & fear are the same thing I’m convinced that stress is ultimately nothing less than a...

2013-01-21: Life is a Sacrament A sacrament is commonly described as an outward sign of...

2013-01-14: Why An Anglican Christian? Friends have recently asked me why I am an Anglican–instead...

2012-12-20: I believe in the Communion of the Saints We are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses…...

2012-10-11: A Study Bible by the Church J. Mark Bertrand has a typically comprehensive review of a...

2012-07-12: Illusions of Influence I think the Internet can give us a tremendous advantage...

2012-06-30: Identity Crisis I am twenty-eight years old, riddled with angst about the...

2012-06-12: Salvation by Faith and Works The Apostles Paul and James are often set against each...

2012-06-03: The ESV Single Column Legacy Many of you know that I’ve been on the quest...

2012-05-20: Religion with Room To Grow One of the best things about classical Anglican Christianity is...

2012-03-22: Enough by Patrick Rhone I’ve followed Patrick Rhone’s work for years now because he...

2012-03-19: Lancelot Andrews Press BCP Since we began worshiping with an Anglican church, I’ve been...

2012-01-21: A Talk From Francis Chan Yesterday I was present at a talk by famous author...

2011-10-27: Why I Chose the ESV </a>This blog post is pretty much inspired by Carson’s post on...

2011-09-21: Notes from India It’s super late for me (10:17 pm on a weeknight!) and...

2011-08-22: Intentionally Pursuing Discipleship Through Mentoring Relationships Seeking wisdom from other members of the Body seems to...

2011-08-14: How to begin hearing from God When I was in college, I struggled through a pretty...

2011-04-25: Belief & doubt & and a new song Belief is a funny thing. At least in the biblical...

2011-04-23: Love I Do Not Understand Today is Good Friday, the day our Lord was crucified...

2011-03-03: So I'm a vegetarian... One day I was thinking about the food that I...

2011-02-24: Tension is a passing note I have what seems to be an unquenchable thirst for...

2011-02-10: The Myth of Religionless Christianity What is religion, really? Religion that is pure and undefiled...

2011-01-23: How I Became An Anglican Since we moved to Phoenix in August of 2010, more...

2010-12-15: Grace abounding And God is able to make all grace abound to...

2010-11-19: 3 reasons you should be observing the Christian Calendar As a kid, my family participated in Advent through a...

2010-07-03: Notes on Mere Churchianity by Michael Spencer Although the Internet Monk went to be with the Lord...

2010-04-19: Becoming a Minimalist Many of you (even those that know me pretty well)...

2010-01-11: Everyone Has a Calling I’ve struggled a lot over the years with the idea...

2009-12-19: Blue Like Jazz, Donald Miller's seminal work: a review This book is getting old now, but I just read...

2009-09-26: Thoughts on The New Living Translation of the Bible, 2nd Edition Based on some things I’ve been reading online, as well...