Unfashionable

“I want the evangelical church to be the church. I want it to embody a vibrant spirituality. I want the church to be an alternative to post-modern culture, not a mere echo of it. I want a church that is bold to be different and unafraid to be faithful,…a church that reflects an integral and…

Creation: A Love Song

“Creation was…a love song from the Creator to mankind. In a thousand fields of study, God had coded the music of His creation. One hears the music of God testifying to the beauty of God not only through musical notes, but through genes, and chemicals, and all the mysterious workings of nature.”–Strachan and Sweeney, Jonathan…

Don’t Be Robbed

“Don’t let the world steal your soul. Being a Christian is about choosing Jesus and deciding to do something incredibly daring with your life.” – Shane Claiborne, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical This quote was sent to me in a letter from a dear friend, accountability partner, and counselor at a Christian summer camp….

Two Words

“There are two little words in our language that I always want you to remember: try and trust. You do not know what you can do until you try, and if you trust God through your trials, mountains of imaginary difficult will vanish as you approach them, and doors will open up that you could…

Hey Me, Listen Up!

Though I have long had Psalm 42:5 underlined in my Bible, where David commands his weary soul to hope in God, it has been awhile since I have taken his example to heart. I was reminded yesterday of Dr. Martin Lloyd Jones’ message on preaching to your soul when Pastor Lederman spoke on 1 Samuel…