Convicting truth.

Christian fasting is not only the spontaneous effect of a superior satisfaction in God; it is also a chosen weapon against every force in the world that would take that satisfaction away. The greatest enemy of hunger for God is not poison but apple pie. It is not the banquet of the wicked that dulls […]

Of the utmost importance:

that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, […]

Genesis 15.

I’m just going to put this whole thing here: this is my lesson plan for today. I don’t normally write it all out, but today I did. As I taught today I was blown away that I, I have the privilege of speaking such beautiful truth to these students. I am altogether aware of my […]


One time I went to Knoxville to visit a friend of mine. While there we went to a poetry night at a local coffee shop…it was really good, but nothing as good as this. It is well worth listening to the whole thing – it’s about Jesus.  

A great quote

“People [here] think they are saved by their region. I think your average American in the South probably thinks they’re a Christian because they’re on the mailing list of a church and they watch Fox News. I know I’m making you uncomfortable, but come on now. We’re not saved by conservatism. We’re not saved by […]


Spurgeon: The Lord Jesus Christ, of whom I now speak, is very jealous of your love, O believer. Did he not choose you? He cannot bear that you should choose another. Did he not buy you with his own blood? He cannot endure that you should think you are your own, or that you belong […]


From this post: Our children need to hear the Gospel. They need to see Jesus. That means they need to see both sides of skull place. That’s graphic, sure. It’s confusing, of course. And not just for kids. But it is the only message that saves. It’s the only message that prepares one for salvation. […]

Dear Refuge of My Weary Soul

1. Dear refuge of my weary soul, On Thee, when sorrows rise On Thee, when waves of trouble roll, My fainting hope relies To Thee I tell each rising grief, For Thou alone canst heal Thy Word can bring a sweet relief, For every pain I feel 2. But oh! When gloomy doubts prevail, I […]