In this episode I interview Tim Challies. Tim is a prolific blogger and book reviewer. I have found his book reviews to be profoundly helpful, timchalliesespecially when someone asks me about a book that I have not read yet.  In the interview we discuss Continue Reading…

Watch this guest post by John Piper on Gospel Centered Living.


How does the Gospel Impact Relationships?Tim Lane

In this episode I interview Tim Lane. Tim is the former president of CCEF (Christian Counseling & Education Foundation) and current President of The Institute for Pastoral Care. We have a great conversation about Continue Reading…

Just one example. In Proverbs 30:8 it says,richie rich

Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with the food that is my portion, 9 Lest I be full and deny Thee and say, “Who is the Lord?” Or lest I be in want and steal, and profane the name of my God.

Do you see what this says about God? The wise man prays, “Guard me from riches and guard me from poverty.” Why? Because if I’m rich I might say, “Who needs God!” And if I’m poor I might steal. And why is that so bad? Continue Reading…


Looking for solid, Bibliical, gospel-centered resources? Steve Byrd talks to us about seeJesus Ministries.  Steve works with seeJesus as a steve byrdtrainer and oversees Partner Relations for the organization. I believe you will find Continue Reading…

Seriously, who are you in Christ? Here are 38 passages that give you a clear answer. These are also 38 ready made Bible Studies.


Who am I?


Matt 5:13               I am the salt of the earth

Matt 5:14               I am the light of the world

John 1:12              I am a child of God (part of His family)

John 15:1,5           I am part of the true vine, a channel (branch) of Christ’s life

John 15:15            I am Christ’s friend Continue Reading…

I ran across this profoundly helpful video and thought you might like it as well. Let me know what you think.

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The Song, the movie

September 26, 2014 — Leave a comment

A new movie is coming out this week called The Song. It’s a modern day story based on the writings of King Solomon in the Biblical books, Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes.  I really enjoyed the movie. It was a very well done film and not your typical cheesy Christian flick. I would encourage you to see it.the song

The promotion around the movie is really pushing Continue Reading…

Sermon: “Golawspel”

September 13, 2014 — Leave a comment

Check out this sermon on the “Golawspel”. It’s a new word I created to try to explain the relationship between law and gospel.


In this episode I interview Bob Perkins. Bob is a coach, consultant, teacher, leader, husband and father.  He is a Relationships Core MotivatorBob Perkins who at the age of forty redefined his life. We talk about how to actually enjoy your work, why retirement is unbiblical, and Continue Reading…