I turned 36 today. I had a friend of mine who is an old man (putting that there because I’m pretty sure he’ll be reading this) recently told me I am “in my prime.” While not by NFL standards, unless you’re Tom Brady I guess, I do suppose 36 is “prime” age for life in ministry and life in general.
In the aftermath of this morning’s Christmas sermon and a week of getting and giving Christmas presents, I realized most of us don’t know what a gift is. Since most of me and my extended family’s gift-giving money goes toward our collective six kids, all age 5 and under, this year we decided to draw […]
I’m pretty sure I’m an evangelical. I think what this means is that we believe Jesus and his grace are the only way to heaven, that we want others to know Jesus and that the entire Bible is inerrant and authoritatively from God. If this is what it means, then I am definitely an evangelical. […]
“The Nails In Your Hands” The nails in Your hands The nails in Your feet tell me how much You love me. The thorns on Your brow They tell me how You bore so much shame to love me. And when the Heavens pass away All Your scars will still remain And forever they will […]
I recently wrote about some of the harsh Bible verses we find in the Old Testament, where God commands his people to kill entire people groups, including their women and infants. These are the verses picked out by leading atheist Richard Dawkins and others who are anti-Christian to smear God’s name, and in general serve […]
A close adaptation of this will soon appear on Crossroads Church’s website. Feel free to copy and paste this and adapt it to the language of your church. Let’s not be Christians who only live out 1/2 the Gospel… The Whole Gospel Manifesto Crossroads Church is a multiethnic 7-year-old church plant committed to the whole […]