Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Coming to grips with our sin is never comfortable. It involves so many emotions: shame, guilt, fear, frustration, sadness, despair… […]

 Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene As Ezekiel’s fourth vision continues, his angelic guide takes him from the new temple to the east gate. Here he […]

Take a moment to pray.  Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene Ezekiel’s fourth vision is the culmination of his prophetic work.  In it he sees a renewed temple and land to […]

So like a billion other people, I saw Avengers: Infinity War this weekend. My wife and I saw it with two dear friends in a packed theater of 500 people. No spoilers below, but I am going to ruin one joke in the movie. At one point in the plot some goods guys (man, there are a […]

Take a moment to pray. Ask God to speak to you through his word—for his Spirit to convict you of sin, teach you the truth, and lead you in walking by faith. Setting the Scene It’s hard for us to understand the degree of spiritual depression Israel experienced when the Babylonians destroyed the Temple in […]

And he himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, equipping the saints for the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ, until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God’s Son, growing into maturity with a stature measured by Christ’s […]