Family History

I’ve always been one of those weird people that enjoy genealogies. I blame my parents. Growing up I remember watching my mom pour over piles of immigration and City Hall records, trying to trace our families journey to the United States.  Things got even more intense...

Living by the Scriptures

If you have often struggled to find a balance between learning about Scripture and living it out, then Owen on the Christian Life is a good book to better see how this can happen. I have enjoyed learning about Christian doctrine, but I find too often an inconsistency...

Who Will You Imitate

Recently, one of my good friends showed me a book he was reading. The book was called For the Fame of God’s Name; Essays in Honor of John Piper. The book is a collection of essays and articles written by 27 different authors and ministers, in honor of Pastor John...

Does Every Sermon Need an Application?

One thing I often hear amongst congregational members of churches in America regarding preaching is this: The preacher did not teach me how to apply his sermon to my life. To that I ask: Is he supposed to?  We need to first understand that the Bible is ultimately not...