A Prayer of Blessing from the Wilderness

In the midst of confusion, famine, drought, and struggle, while located in what seemed to be the most unfruitful place one could find themselves God commanded the Levites to pray this prayer of blessing over the Israelites. If you are in your own wilderness right now, this might be a timely blessing from God. BeContinue reading “A Prayer of Blessing from the Wilderness”

Tom Skinner’s “If Christ is the Answer, What are the questions?

  Sometimes in order to move forward, you have to look back. I am really excited after finding an old copy of Tom Skinner’s book “If Christ is the Answer, What are the Questions?” on Amazon.  Skinner has always been a hero of mine, and was also a family friend. While he is no longerContinue reading “Tom Skinner’s “If Christ is the Answer, What are the questions?”

Who goes to heaven?

I got a text from a friend of mine today who was strugglin, and wanted to hear my thoughts.  This is what he wrote… Hey bro. I am struggling with something. Could u email me your thoughts on: does the person who never hears the gospel go 2 heaven?email me I typed up a quickContinue reading “Who goes to heaven?”

An Itch…

I must be honest, I have an ever growing itch to live truly shaped by the life of Christ and within His Kingdom. I know some think of me as radically living out my faith, and probably because of american christian complacency it may sometimes appear that way. However, when I step into reality andContinue reading “An Itch…”

I Never Expected This… What An Honor!

Well I didn’t win a noble prize… but another blogger and frequent guest to my site has awarded me with this GBA award!!! Speechless. Well I don’t want to thank God first for the inspiration, my Mom and Dad who believed in me, my wife for all her support, and all the other little peopleContinue reading “I Never Expected This… What An Honor!”

Transformation Vs. Information

Have you ever ran into somebody who could quote the Bible like nobody’s business and simultaneously cut someone to pieces with their words as if they were a child of the devil? How is this so? How is it that someone can be so mean and nasty, while still having such a strong foundation inContinue reading “Transformation Vs. Information”

The Weightier Matters

I remember when I was moving into my new house in Philly last October and I invited a bunch of people over to help me move. I sent out a general invitation to a bunch of people, but I also specifically asked a few  friends who are big and strong to help as well.  ThereContinue reading “The Weightier Matters”