Are Good Works Bad?

Many who teach grace make it seem as though “good works” are bad and should be avoided. But this is a distortion of Scripture. In this podcast episode, I weighs-in on the outreach vs. inreach debate among Christians (evangelism/social justice vs. community/communion), approaching it from a unique perspective and giving a clarion call regarding God’s [Read More…]

The Young Man and the Cowboy

To lighten things up a bit on the blog this week, here’s a short comical story about a young man and a cowboy. A cowboy named Bud was overseeing his herd in a remote mountainous pasture in California, when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him.The driver, a young man [Read More…]

An Incredible Poem

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or, being [Read More…]

15 Interesting Facts About Pope Francis

Some of you may be wondering why I’d be writing a blog post on the Catholic pope since I’m an evangelical Christian (though not a typical one). Does this mean I ascribe to Catholic theology? No. No more than I ascribe to many versions of Protestant theology. However, I do like the Catholic concern for [Read More…]