If you've been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics at all (it's on constantly at my house thanks to my being married to an Olympics fanatic) you've probably heard the name Mikaela Shiffrin a few times. This 22 year old is one of the best skiers in the world today and she's a favorite to take … Continue reading Mikaela Shiffrin and the “I Am”
You may have been unaware, but yesterday, January 21st was Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. Today, January 22nd, marks the 45th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the famous legalization of on-demand abortion. Back in 84' Ronald Reagan declared a national holiday called Sanctity of Human Life Day. In recent years, evangelicals have adopted the 3rd … Continue reading Choose Life for Sanctity of Human Life Day
Hilary and I recently attended the Southern Baptists of Texas Annual Convention in Dallas (well, Raleigh and Hilary spent most of their time with grandma). We attended as "messengers" from FBC Pineland which means we represented our church's interests along with every other messenger present who was representing their church's interests (kind of like congress … Continue reading What is the SBTC again?
I was recently published on the website PreachingSource on the topic of preaching the book of Hosea. They are currently running a large series providing tips for preaching books of the Bible. I was honored to be included in this series. I mention it here, because this article could benefit anyone who might want to … Continue reading Article on Preaching Hosea
Unless you've been living in a cave for the last week, you've seen the unprecedented destruction happening in Houston and the surrounding areas due to hurricane Harvey. Thousands and thousands of people have lost their homes in the blink of an eye and many of those people have needed rescuing from local authorities or volunteers. … Continue reading Why Doesn’t God Stop Natural Disasters?
I am launching this new blog in order to have more opportunities to speak to current issues with my church family. Anyone can certainly read this blog, but I have started it with my church at heart. I simply want to expand my teaching platform to include the web and all my church members who … Continue reading New Blog! And Head Coverings?