Back to the Real World- Ezekiel 3:12-15

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 Returning home from vacation is never fun. Sure, it’s nice to be home and sleep in your own bed, butContinue reading “Back to the Real World- Ezekiel 3:12-15”

An Invitation: Read Ezekiel’s Visions with Me

In certain circles I’m known as “the apocalypse guy.” This title might offend some, but not me. Maybe a little. Whatever. The point is, I have a passion for the apocalyptic visions of the Bible. I believe these passages have been neglected by the church at large because they’re weird. They are weird, but that’sContinue reading “An Invitation: Read Ezekiel’s Visions with Me”

Billy Graham and Conversion

The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news! -Mark 1:15 Today we mourn the temporary loss of the great evangelist Billy Graham. God was glorified through his ministry, which saw an unusual blessing in a remarkable number of conversions. By “conversion” I don’t mean convertingContinue reading “Billy Graham and Conversion”

Reclaim Your Time

Pay careful attention, then, to how you live—not as unwise people but as wise— making the most of the time, because the days are evil. —Ephesians 5:15-16 Every day we make decisions about what to prioritize.  To be fair, it’s a constant challenge to pause in the busyness of our lives and reflect on whatContinue reading “Reclaim Your Time”

We Really Need This Christmas

So, it’s been a rough year. Maybe not in actuality worse than others, but as a nation, we are reeling. Our news feeds have been filled with constant crises- conflict between ethnic groups, an embattled and shocking election, a string of deadly and destructive hurricanes, an avalanche of high profile sexual assault accusations, more embattledContinue reading “We Really Need This Christmas”