“Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.” – Proverbs 26:4-5 This post is a follow-up to the one released a few weeks ago: On Truthfulness. I received a lot of good comments, questions, and … Continue reading Answering a Fool According to His Folly?
“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.” – Proverbs 12:22 A few months into my very first ministry, the church that I was serving went through a rough split. There were a variety of factors that led to this happening. However, one of these factors was more … Continue reading On Truthfulness
Here is the manuscript of a sermon I preached on January 3rd, 2021. It was also a New Year’s reflection with the goal of helping my congregation process the previous year using the worship practice of lament. If you’d like to listen to it, the video version can be found here: https://youtu.be/-iTIm_py-Bs I also provided … Continue reading Looking Backward
With two different orders to work from home, I’ve had a lot of extra time this year to read. That has been a huge blessing. As a pastor, I feel that it’s my duty to continually sharpen my skills in this way. But I would be lying if I said that was the only reason … Continue reading Top 5 Books I’ve Read in 2020
Here’s an edited manuscript of the sermon I delivered at Word of Life Baptist Church on August 30th, 2020. I have removed the introduction and a few other parts that didn’t lend themselves to this blog format. If you’d rather listen to this sermon than read it, you can find the link to the YouTube … Continue reading The Wish Dream
This material comes from a video sermon that I made for Axis Student Ministry’s YouTube channel which aired on April 1st 2020. For a bit of context, the video that this sermon was in was released during the Spring Break in which everyone was on lock-down quarantine because of COVID-19. Have you ever experienced something … Continue reading Expressing our Disappointment