Early in my walk with Christ I remember being told to “fake it till you feel it.” I was advised that when I don’t feel like reading God’s Word, praying, or obeying him in some specific way, just fake it, "just do it" anyway and the feelings will follow. The Apostle Paul would have nothing … Continue reading Faith It . . . Whether You Feel It Or Not
It's a snow-and-sleet-stay-home-from-work-and-school-day here at our house today. What a great day to read a book about gospel-centered parenting! 'Cause I'm telling you, there's nothing like having one third grader sick with flu and twin pre-teens cooped up in the house with a tired mom and a grouchy dad to make a parent acutely aware … Continue reading Book Review: Intentional Parenting
Paul regarded himself as the "poster child" for sinners-who-need-Jesus. This is something I find incredibly difficult to emulate. And yet it is the only way that I will truly be able to love the other sinners in my area of influence. How can I truly love and serve other sinners unless I am consciously aware of how undeserving I am of the love and service Jesus has shown me?
What do Elvis, Tennessee Volunteer football, waiting tables, and sinking cathedrals have to do with living the Christian life? You'll find out when you read my book, Cruciform: Living the Cross-Shaped Life, to be released on April 1st by CruciformPress. This is a first for me and a dream come true, really. And yes, my … Continue reading My Book To Be Released April 1st