My wife and I have welcomed our fourth child (third girl) into the family. Olivia “Livie” Jean, was born at 8 pounds, 2.5 ounces and 20 inches. She is our smallest baby but a huge blessing to our family.
One of the things I like about teaching is to have a degree of freedom to make learning fun. As a professor, I try to make connections between theology, philosophy, science, and all other disciplines. Here is a reply to a student’s post about the Cosmos in an introduction to philosophy class. Names have beenContinue reading “Everyone sees the World from Somewhere”
Yesterday afternoon (4/17/20), I listened to a webinar from Thom Rainer (Previous CEO of Lifeway and his son (Vice-President of Church Answers). It was interesting and helped provide some thoughts. What was funny to me was the bantering between the two. All in good demonstration of some of the points, but it confirmed some ofContinue reading “A Blank Slate?”
We have been incredibly busy these last few weeks of quarantine. Here is a link to the sunrise sermon I preached this wonderful weekend.
The Sentence of Death – 2 Cor. 1:3-11, (8-10), 1 Cor. 10:13 Trouble in Corinth A major reason for Paul writing this letter was to defend his position as an apostle Their charges were Paul had impure motives, 1:12 Paul was fickle, 1:15ff Paul was weak, 10:10 Paul was physically ugly, 10:10 Paul was notContinue reading “The Sentence of Death”
This is a training module I developed to help with developing character and competency for church leaders. This is one part of the larger training. John Wesley’s “Twelve Rules for Helpers.” Be diligent. Never be unemployed a moment. Never be triflingly employed. Never while away time; neither spend any more time at any place thanContinue reading “Leadership Development – Character & Competency Development”
I have decided to start recording lessons and takeaways throughout the year. Ministry Social media has its benefits. But, it is also a place you have to be very careful. You will find debates galore. However, what I have seen this year (not personal but observation of others) was the intense hatred, deception, and wickednessContinue reading “Lessons Learned in 2019”
This was the third and final message in a series “Deeper Dive into the Incarnation.” You can see the first two sermons outlines here : First Week – Incarnation and Identification Second Week – Implications of the Incarnation John 12:21 – These Greeks were seeking Jesus. Their simple statement shows us the importance of seeking Jesus. Why?Continue reading “We would see Jesus.”