One Reason You Might Swallow False Teaching

I watched about five minutes of one of those prosperity gospel television preachers the other day. The cameras panned through the audience focusing on head-nodders, note-takers, and Amen-shouters. The preacher man was spitting nothing but straight heresy and these people were eating it up. This led me ton wonder, how in the world these people […]

Where To Find Bread and Water in the Dungeon of Depression

“He who has been in the dark dungeon knows the way to the bread and the water.” –Charles Spurgeon I’ve been in the dark dungeon. I’ve battled depression and anxiety for years. A few years ago I finally acknowledged this and began the road to recovery. I haven’t arrived by any means but I think […]

Dear Angry Preacher Dude

I started watching him as a joke. And then my spirit was grieved. I watched the angry preacher berating his congregation and laughed at some of the ridiculous things he was saying. Things that one can only truly appreciate if you spent any time in one of these angry little churches. I appreciated the humor […]

Swording Our Friends

“The best defense is a good offense”. That’s what you say when you have a terrible defense. If you’ve got a terrible offense you switch it and say that the best offense is a good defense. Either way, I think Christians have learned this secret when it comes to erecting barricades around those places in […]

That’s What Gospel Do

You might not catch that title….but I’m banking on the fact that since it has the word “gospel” in it, and that’s a buzzword, you’ve clicked here anyways. Allow me to explain the title before I show you something in Scripture that I’m confident will prod your heart to worship. A couple of years ago […]

When An Orange is Green

You sit down to eat your lunch and begin peeling your orange, when your lunch buddy makes a strange comment. “Why in the world do they call it an orange if it is green?” After gaining your composure, you realize your friend is likely color blind and unable to see the difference between orange and […]

Cultural References I Can’t Use Anymore

I’ve been preaching to teenagers for about twelve years now. When I first started I was barely older than they were. In those good old days I could make a reference to something from my childhood and the kids would track with me. Now I just get blank stares when I try to use some […]