Good Works By Example

The Way Paul Ends His Letter to Titus Paul ends his letter to Titus by restating the theme of good works, which he repeatedly emphasizes throughout. The blunt reality of church ministry is that Christian disciples do not automatically volunteer…

Episode 102: Christian, Pay Your Taxes

Tax Day is no holiday. But Christians need to approach this day in a holy way nonetheless. To do this, we need to know what the Bible teaches about taxes. Now, the simple answer is to pay them. But join me in taking a closer look! A clean conscience…

Christian, Pay Your Taxes

Tax Day is no holiday. But Christians need to approach this day in a holy way nonetheless. To do this, we need to know what the Bible teaches about taxes. Now, the simple answer is to pay them. But let's take a closer look. The Ancient History…

Touching Jesus After the Resurrection

Did Jesus Contradict Himself? Does Jesus contradict himself following the resurrection? I ask this because he initially told Mary Magdalene not to touch him (John 20:17), but later seemed to permit Thomas to do so (John 20:27). This detail…

God Delights in Me

What do you enjoy? Do you have a list? Here's a list of some things that I enjoy: Spending time with family Watching my son play baseball Playing the piano Drinking Caribou Coffee Reading my Kindle Eating Krispy Kreme donuts …

Love is the Purpose of the Command

Identifying the Command Paul wrote two letters of training and encouragement to a younger church leader named Timothy. At the outset of his first letter, he explains that "the purpose of the command is love" (1 Timothy 1:5). But what command…

Episode 99: Guest Interview with Mike Redick

Is evangelism something reserved for a person called an evangelist, or is it the responsibility of every believer? In the mid-1900's, evangelism strategy in the United States focused heavily on a door-to-door outreach. Is this still a wise strategy? Guest…