Why My Closest Friends Are Nothing Like Me

Apr 26, 2016
“The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships.” I am no fan of cliché inspirational quotes, but my personal experience has proven this one true. I don’t have a to...

You Sure You Got The Right Jesus?

Apr 13, 2016
A few weeks back I was writing on the patio of my favorite coffee shop when one of the baristas popped out for a quick smoke break. He noticed a book lying by my computer with “GOD” written in hug...

God Wants More Than Your “Quiet Time”

Apr 4, 2016
My regular readers and close friends can tell you how dead I beat the “quiet time” horse—and I will continue to beat it until the day I die. I am convinced you cannot live the life of faith and ...

Discovering True Masculinity

Mar 29, 2016
My adolescence was a social nightmare. I grew up in the rural South but didn’t fit the mold of Southern masculinity in the slightest. Sports piqued no interest in me; roughhousing made me nervous; s...

Imperfect Faith in a Perfect Savior

Mar 24, 2016
“A perfect faith is nowhere to be found, so it follows that all of us are partly unbelievers.” – John Calvin I often think of faith and unbelief as mutually exclusive realities—and that’s be...

The Way You Share The Truth Matters

Mar 20, 2016
Passion to communicate the truth of God is a characteristic innate to every born-again Christian. It may at times be dulled by seasons of sin and worldly distractions, but whenever we cast off these h...

The Surprising Gentleness of a Wrathful God

Mar 15, 2016
Many people claiming to be Christians view God as a teddy bear-like grandfather who exudes nothing but love and ‘positive vibes’ toward all people at all times. Anger and hatred are “bad...