Ruth 1 – Do we believe that God has the best plan for us?

Our church just finished our 7-week series on the “Seven Lies of Culture”. It was lots of fun. But it is also good to get back into the Bible. It’s not that our 7-week series of Bible-less or unbiblical. But I miss working my way through the Bible; line by line, verse by verse, andContinue reading “Ruth 1 – Do we believe that God has the best plan for us?”

The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast

Have you been listening to The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast? If not, I want to commend it to you. I’m struggling to know exactly why I’m commending it to you because I’m still processing a lot of what I’ve been listening to. On the one hand, it tells the story of theContinue reading “The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill Podcast”

Lessons from Malaysia: Partnership through Proclamation

Sherilyn and I have had the privilege of spending a short week serving in and observing all the great things that God is doing in Malaysia. Our trip started off with a Sunday at City Discipleship Presbyterian Church – Puchong where I had the privilege to preach from 1 Peter 1, and it was remarkablyContinue reading “Lessons from Malaysia: Partnership through Proclamation”

Thinking Aloud: Pastoral Ministry and Efficiency

One of the lessons that I’ve been learning ‘in the flesh’ (as opposed to learning theoretically or by proximity) over the past few years of serving in pastoral ministry is that loving, serving, walking with, and caring for people takes a lot of time. As such, I find Jesus’ use of agricultural terms and themesContinue reading “Thinking Aloud: Pastoral Ministry and Efficiency”

Why I Love Leading Strand One

NTE, SWEATCON, NEXTGEN – these are the names of a few conferences that run each year which is specifically and strategically designed to help train young women and men to handle and teach God’s Word. While, these conferences are marked by a variety of really helpful keynote sermons (usually a combination of Old and NewContinue reading “Why I Love Leading Strand One”

Outlier Preachers

I had the opportunity to take some time off this morning to recover from a developing cold and a busy week at college mission, and what better way to kick back than with good book in hand.¬†So I picked up Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers¬†off my shelf after not really cracking it open since Book Depository deliveredContinue reading “Outlier Preachers”