I love the book of Ruth. Ruth and Naomi are two of my favorite characters throughout scripture. Continue reading “Ruth, Kids, and Jesus”
Last night I took a walk. I kept my distance from others, doing my part to flatten the curve.
I was struck again by the first word of it: “Comfort.” What a needed message in these days of conflict, disagreement, uncertainty, misinformation, and danger. Continue reading “The Messiah Did Not Come to Flatten the Curve”
A few months ago, I had the opportunity to read Aimee Byrd’s forthcoming book, Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. What an incredible, helpful, needed, and insightful book!
I do not have the spiritual gift of book reviews, so I won’t attempt one. But I will tell you what I thought of the book and make some observations. (And, I’ll let you in on a little secret: her book is not ultimately about biblical manhood and womanhood. It’s mistitled. It’s really a book about discipleship in the local church.) Continue reading “Recovering From Biblical Manhood and Womanhood — My Response to Aimee Byrd”
“Coronavirus & the Kingdom of Christ” — my 2020 Easter Sunday sermon from 1 Corinthians 15:20-26, for Grand Avenue Baptist Church in Ames. Continue reading “Coronavirus & the Kingdom of Christ — Easter 2020”