Most Recent Work
Here you can find a curation of some of my most recent writing. These pieces come from several different categories and topics.
Jesus was a master storyteller. One of my favorite classes in college was a course that studied Jesus’ parables in the gospels. They are literary masterpieces. Jesus teaches profound theological insights through simple narratives. The most famous of Jesus’ parables is found in Luke 15 and is commonly known as the "Parable of the Prodigal Son.”
You may be torn up with guilt and shame. What kind of shame? Are you experiencing repentance that will lead to salvation? Or are you experiencing remorse that will only produce death?
The research which supports the conclusion that pornography usage is a destructive habit which fuels aggressive and violent behavior is overwhelming.
What if there was a method to test their authenticity? What if any person could pick up a New Testament and verify the trustworthiness of the Gospels on her own? Scholars throughout history have used ancient literature to defend the New Testament. I am going to share a way to test the Scriptures without the use or need for any other historical documents.
The War on Christmas is a distraction. There is a war going on at Christmas, but the battle is not on coffee shop cups or in the newsroom. The real war is the challenge posed to all of us by Christmas.
Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks recently made an argument that the Bible is actually pro-abortion. Uygur warned viewers that they have been lied to and mislead about the Bible. “Your religious and political leaders have kept you in ignorance.” Uygur declared, “The Bible is actually pro-abortion. That’s a fact.” Is it?
In our cultural battles, we cannot sacrifice defending the dignity of one group for another. As Christians, we must stand on the foundation of the imago Dei and advocate for the welfare of every individual.
Why “gospel”? Mark and the first Christians were trying to communicate that God had done something that changed everything. This was the good news. It wasn’t the birthday of an emperor or victory of a finite kingdom. The gospel is the good news of King Jesus’ victory and the life now offered to us.
Christianity is a worldview. It is a comprehensive set of truths which are able to explain and interpret reality. As Francis Schaeffer said, Christianity is Truth. Not just truths about the spiritual life or personal values but total Truth about all of reality.
Do you want to do great things? Are you struggling to complete your most important projects? Most of us experience a gap between what we aspire to achieve and what we actually execute.
We have an epidemic among leaders today. Far too many high-achieving, talented men and women are running on the verge of burnout. They’re creating, organizing, and leading on the fumes of a passion that once burned strong.
If you are a creative person and looking for inspiration, then Everyone’s a Genius will be a great place for you to start. On the other hand, if you have never seen yourself as a creative, then this book might be even better for you.