Jesus in the Old Testament, Part 2: Titles

This is the second part in a series on how the Bible is all about Jesus Last week we talked about how we see Jesus in the Old Testament through events. Another way we learn about Jesus in the Old Testament is through titles. There is a variety of titles in the Old Testament that […]

In a rough patch with God?

When we hit rough patches in our relationship with God, it’s tempting to stop dead in our tracks. But the key to reigniting your faith is never to the side or behind – it’s always on the path in front of you. As I share in the video above, God blesses your steps toward Him […]

Does God harden hearts?

The Puritans had a saying: “The same sun that melts the ice hardens the clay.” In other words, God offers the same love to every man and woman on earth, but their response is what reveals the condition of their heart. In the video above, I tackle issues of divine sovereignty and man’s free will […]

The Amazing Love Story of Martin and Katherine Luther

In the early morning hours one Easter, 12 young runaway nuns climbed into empty fish barrels and were smuggled out of their convent. Their unlikely hero was a renegade monk they had written to, imploring him to rescue them so they could leave the convent, marry, and one day become mothers. The escape was a […]

Saint Valentine

Valentine’s Day is often loved by women and loathed by men, who drop their cash on flowers, jewelry, candy, and cards. Perhaps comic Jay Leno expressed the male dilemma about Valentine’s Day best in one of his monologues: “Today is Valentine’s Day—or, as men like to call it, Extortion Day!” Conversely, the hopelessly romantic at […]

How should you celebrate Communion?

  In some ways, the Bible can be viewed as a series of important meals. From that first fateful meal the Garden of Eden that ushered sin into the world… to the final meal we’ll enjoy with Christ in His Kingdom… eating, in God’s eyes, is sacred. In the video above, I unpack the meaning […]

5 Dating Questions for Single Women

As the father of a daughter in college, I have entered into that season of life where young single women ask me a lot of dad-esque questions. Many of those questions revolve around guys they are interested in. The following five questions are one’s that I end up asking repeatedly in these discussions. 1) Do […]

How do you heal from hurt?

There’s not a crevice in your heart or a single detail of your past that God can’t redeem for your good. And when God heals your hurts, the benefits impact every aspect of your life. In the video above, my wife, Grace, and I share some practical exercises to help you live free in the forgiveness […]

5 Dating Questions for Single Men

Over lunch not long ago with a group of single men, they began asking what they should be praying for and looking for in a possible wife. Over the course of our meal, much of our discussion focused on the following questions. 1) Are you overlooking good women? Examples include single mothers, widows, shy women, […]

A Christian soldier asks, “Is it ever okay to kill?”

Many people quote the Bible as saying, “Thou shalt not kill” (Exodus 20:13, KJV). But if this is taken at face value, then no Christian military member should enter into armed combat, no Christian police officer should carry a gun, and no believer should use deadly force to defend himself or his family. But is […]

How to Have a Godly Fight with Your Spouse

The key to having a good fight that ends in reconciliation rather than a bad fight that ends in bitterness is to learn to fight as friends and not enemies. The following rules of engagement are offered to help you fight to the glory of God and the good of your marriage. First, you have […]