Universalism Pt. 1 – A Survey of Universalism

To those of you who have been asking about the rest of the Modern Day Heresy notes, I have returned with session 4.  Thanks for waiting so patiently as life has been quite hectic as of late and I wanted to make sure I put this together in a way that does justice to the… Continue reading Universalism Pt. 1 – A Survey of Universalism

On Biblical Manhood: A Response

Preface This is a response to a recent blog entry I stumbled upon by user Shape Your Life (SYL).   The post was title Nice Guy vs. Alpha Male: An Intro and in the course of about a dozen paragraphs he goes through the common problems he sees with men in relationships today. Allow me  to preface… Continue reading On Biblical Manhood: A Response

Paradise or There and Back Again

I heard this song not long ago and I love it.  I've not been a huge Coldplay fan in the past, but this song is great.  It's almost a kind of hopeful lament which resounds in my heart every time I hear it now.  Why is that?"Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to… Continue reading Paradise or There and Back Again

A Little Bit of Spit Up, or How He Loves

I just walked into the bathroom and caught a look at myself in the mirror.  My blue shirt has the familiar discoloration of baby spit up.  It reminded me of when my oldest son was a newborn and I took him to Starbucks with me to collect a paycheck.  The girls I worked with couldn't… Continue reading A Little Bit of Spit Up, or How He Loves

Vanity of Vanities, or a Wayward Lament

Vanity of vanities, says the preacher, vanity of vanities!  All is vanity.  What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.  Is there a thing of which it is said, "See, this is new"?  It has been already and… Continue reading Vanity of Vanities, or a Wayward Lament

Divided Christ Theology

Original Class Date: 17 March 2013 What is Divided Christ Theology Divided Christ Theology is a term adapted from what A.W. Tozer referred to as, "a notable heresy."  It's the notion that a Christian can self-identify as a Christian and not conform to the Christian life or mind.  Tozer described it as, "The widely accepted… Continue reading Divided Christ Theology

Modern Day Heresy

Preface I've been blessed by my church's leadership to teach a Sunday School class over the last eight weeks regarding modern day heresies in which we examined five heresies being promulgated in 21st century American churches.  It's been a huge blessing to me as I've prepared the material and several people have spoken to me… Continue reading Modern Day Heresy

Regarding Philosophy, or The Depths of the Depraved Mind

"Do you fancy yourself a philosopher?"  I remember being asked that by a friend at the University of South Florida's Tampa campus.  At the time I simply answered yes.  It was a time of walking in my own understanding, a time when I chose to back away from my clear calling into ministry in general… Continue reading Regarding Philosophy, or The Depths of the Depraved Mind