Biblical Theology in Youth Ministry

In our youth ministry, we’ve begun a series called, “God’s Timeline,” borrowing from Facebook’s feature of presenting a user’s content on a timeline. The thought behind the series was to present a redemptive-historical view of the Bible. The goal is for our youth to walk away realizing that their “timeline” is not primary, but is […]

Three Thoughts about Being a Young Parent

Recently, our family celebrated Easter. It was a moment to remember the death and resurrection of our Lord, Jesus. It is also a time to get together with family and enjoy being together. This Easter, my eldest boy was old enough to enjoy some of the festivities. He was dressed up in his Easter best, […]

A Short Book Review: Christ Formed in You

During my flight to the Desiring God 2011 National Conference, I finally finished reading Christ Formed in You: The Power of the Gospel for Personal Change by Brian G. Hedges. Though it took me a while to get through it (mostly because I kept getting distracted by other books), it was well worth the effort […]

A Short Book Review: One-to-One Bible Reading

A few months ago, I was given a stack of exciting books, most of which I’ve not touched in …well a few months. One of my friends had gone to the Gospel Coalition conference and tried to appease my jealous anger by giving me books. I suppose it worked. One such book that he gave […]

Three Takeaways from Studying Greek

Over this fall semester, I’ve been taking part in a Greek Reading Class, offered by Reformed Theological Seminary. We’ve been outlining, translating, and discussing Romans 1-7. It is by for one of the most challenging classes I have ever taken, and at the same time, one of the most rewarding. Here are the big things […]