After many months of being busy moving across the country, I’m back blogging now. To all those who prayed with us in our journey to find a new home and new church, a very special thanks. The Lord has moved mightily in all the ways you prayed and we hoped and inRead More

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As many of our friends and family already know, my wife and I are in the midst of a move to North Carolina (likely the Raleigh area). One of the important items on our list is finding a church community where we can continue to grow in our faith. A friend onRead More

With special thanks to InterVarsity Press I received a copy of Jim Sire’s Apologetics Beyond Reason. Although I’m excited to get started reading, I will instead be busy packing, loading, and moving all of my household goods across country. When the whirlwind settles, I plan to get right to this favoriteRead More

When someone says “I know how you feel” I wonder, “Do you really?” Is it even possible for a person to know how anyone else feels? Each heart knows its own bitterness, and no one else can share its joy. What follows is the first post on this blog, whichRead More

I have a busy travel schedule ahead of me. Heading out to the Oregon coast for about 10 days of hiking, camping, backpacking, food-trucking (in Portland), and wine-sipping (I’ve been on a Zin kick lately, but the Oregonian Pinot Noir is some of the best in the world). Very muchRead More

For those who frequent my blog you may have noticed that new posts have been few. To give my readers something and to keep this blog moderately active, I’ve reposted snippets from previous writings about once per week. However, I’m expecting that to change, since I have had a considerableRead More

These are the posts that got the most views in 2012. You can see all of the year’s most-viewed posts in Site Stats. Born of Water and Spirit Actions Speak Louder than Words: James 2:14-26, Part 1 Apologetics is not…. On Virtue in Apologetics Did Baptism Begin with Christianity? Here’s anRead More

Last night my daughter and I went to see Les Miserables and it was simply amazing. The performances were stellar and the emotion was moving beyond what I expected. We both cried as we connected to the difficulty of and transforming grace given to Jean Valjean. The biblical themes thatRead More

Happy Thanksgiving! What follows is last year’s seasonal post and I’m “thankful” to offer it to my readers once again. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,Read More

My 57th natural birthday reminds me of my own mortality. My 34th supernatural birthday reminds me of the promise of immortality and the coming triumph over all things mortal. “When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written willRead More