Lifemark: Movie Review and Giveaway!

Synopsis David’s comfortable world is turned upside down when his birthmother unexpectedly reaches out to him, longing to meet the 18-year-old son she’s only held once. With the encouragement of his adoptive parents, David embarks on a journey of discovery that leads to a staggering truth from his past. From executive producers Kirk Cameron and … Read more

Overwhelmed? Just Do These Five Things! (part 3)

If you haven’t read the previous posts in this series on rejoicing and prioritization, they may be helpful. For today, I want to encourage you to act when you are feeling overwhelmed. Act Most people are familiar with the phrase “paralysis by analysis.” Sometimes when we are overwhelmed, the feeling of being overwhelmed and trying to … Read more

Overwhelmed? Just Do These Five Things! (part 2)

If you haven’t read the previous post in this series on rejoicing, it may be helpful. Prioritize Often when you are overwhelmed, it is the genuine result of the fact that there are too many things to do in the time allotted. Therefore, there will be things that you are unable to complete. Prioritizing the things … Read more

Call to Worship Adapted from Psalm 31

Our church does a call to worship each week. This week I created one by adapting the text of Psalm 31 into direct communication to my congregation. I offer it below for your edification and to use as you please. May it cause you to worship Christ!

Overwhelmed? Just Do These Five Things! (part 1)

There’s No Simple Formula Look, I’m sorry if the title offended you. Of course, the feeling of being overwhelmed can be caused by many complex factors. There is simply no simple formula to relieve it. Being overwhelmed can stem from legitimately having too many things going on at any time in your life. These things … Read more

Suffering Saints Seek a Savior!

I’m preaching about Jonah’s prayer in chapter 2 of the prophecy of Jonah. I noticed a few things. Jonah’s Prayer is Utterly Scriptural Jonah’s prayer is scriptural. The words Jonah prayed to God are found in Psalm 42:7 and several places in Psalm 18. His language shows a depth of knowledge of scripture that we … Read more

Have You Learned Christ?

In Ephesians 4:20, Paul says the Christians at Ephesus had “learned” Christ. By that, Paul means, the Messiah. What Christians have learned is that Jesus is the true God of the universe. He is the 2nd person of the Trinity who is the fulfillment of all the OT promises. He is the Alpha and Omega. … Read more

Parable of the Talents: It’s Not About the Talents

The Parable of the Talents is more than just about “talents.” A lot more! But how are these talents typically portrayed? Money, time, power, resources? So often we hear sermons on this text, and so much time and ink are spent describing what the talents symbolically represent, and we often whiff it. What It’s About … Read more

Ep. 049 | Conley Owens and The Dorean Principle — TAU Roundtable

It gives us great joy to return to a roundtable episode with an interview with Conley Owens, author of The Dorean Principle. You can read or order the book at What are your thoughts about money and ministry? Do you see a problem with the commercialization of Christianity? Conley believes historic Christianity has answers … Read more

Family Camp – (guest) Movie Review

Family Camp I’ve been on every major production company’s list of “Christian” bloggers for over a decade so when I heard about Family Camp, I was interested because the Skit Guys had made some good content years ago. But when I watched the trailer I was annoyed within 30 seconds. I endured the whole trailer … Read more