We live in a world of comparison. Our ultra-connected social media atmosphere allows us more windows into more people’s lives than previous generations could have ever imagined. There are benefits to this reality. Scrolling through slices of life shared by our friends, our family, our heroes, and our news sources can give us welcomed information … Continue reading Resisting the Danger of Comparison
Have you ever noticed that in the entire account of the crucifixion in Mark’s Gospel Jesus only speaks once? He cries out, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” This is the translation of the Aramaic words he spoke, which are also recorded for us, “Eloi, Eloi, leme sebachthani.” Consider those words. 1. … Continue reading Look At The Cross
“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to … Continue reading Where is Baptism in the Order of a Christian Life?
I came back from TGC19 on Wednesday with a journal full of notes and a bag full of books. I’m always thankful for the rich reminders and new insights gained at conferences like this. I’m also thankful for the fresh pile of reading for the weeks and months ahead. Here are the 5 books I … Continue reading 5 Books I’m Excited To Read