Four Simple Ways to Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Today marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation. Here are a few ways to celebrate this important event in church history. Listen to a Hymn – Martin Luther was not only a church theologian. He was also a church musician. His most famous contribution is the hymn, “A Mighty Fortress is Our God.” I would encourage you to listen to this incredible anthem of hope and confidence in the Kingdom of Christ. Here are a few…

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Pastors, Jesus Isn’t Concerned with Your Platform

Good morning fellow pastor, I realize that Mondays can be tough on pastors. Social media can be particularly hard at times. Life outside the spotlight is the life most of us live as pastors. Few are called and asked to speak on the denominational platforms. Annual profiles will never be able to quantify the spiritual work that you are engaged in at your local church. Most of us live fairly invisible lives beyond on our communities. And brothers, that is…

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Would You Pray for Us?

In a few hours, my wife and I will leave for Dallas, TX. Hannah is headed to spend the night with her good friend, Rebekah Nicewander, before boarding a plane to Ethiopia on Sunday evening at 5:00 PM. Hannah is headed to Addis Ababa to make final preparations for our adoption. I will be leaving for Ethiopia a week from Monday (November 6th). This trip marks the end of a five-year journey to complete our international adoption. We have been…

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Justice and “Jane Doe”

The case of “Jane Doe” deals with an undocumented immigrant who sought an abortion while being held in a detention center in Texas. She was denied the procedure due to her immigrant status, which both Federal and State officials concluded exempted her from a right to an elective abortion. While the entire case is heartbreaking, the celebration and description of this case by abortion advocates must be challenged.¬†According to the Twitter account of the ACLU, “Justice prevailed for Jane Doe.…

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