On Sept. 11th of this year, my brother and I hurried home from work to watch the Convocation of the IRBS Seminary. All day long I had glanced at my watch every half hour, mentally going over all that was left to be done and how long it would take. Today of all days, I … Continue reading Thoughts on the IRBS Seminary Convocation: A Call to Prayer
What of me? What do I have to give? I know what to do, what I do best. I'll make my pen a bow and draw it across the blank page till it sings. I'll coax shapeless thoughts and feelings into words, into my own kind of music. My knees bend, my body sways with … Continue reading I’m Make My Pen A Bow And Draw It Across the Blank Page Till It Sings
Happy 8th Birthday, Grace Family Baptist Church of Conroe, TX! Earlier this week, on March 7th, my church celebrated its anniversary. I made this time lapse video to commemorate the occasion. I love you all, my dear church family! Every week I sit by a window in our prayer chapel and look at a tree … Continue reading Happy 8th Birthday GfBC Conroe!
What does October mean for Reformed Baptists? It means it’s Reformation celebration season! I had the privilege of attending two Reformation Conferences this past month at two sister churches. The first was the annual Semper Reformanda conference sponsored by Grace Family Baptist Church of North Houston, the church my church was planted out of. The … Continue reading Snippets From Fall Reformation Conferences and The Historical Continuity of Launching the IRBS Seminary
The Greek pronoun is plural: Do you not know that y'all are God's temple and that God's spirit dwells in y'all?
#14. Family Man Andrew Peterson "The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps." --Proverbs 16:9 God often blesses us with things we never wanted and then changes our hearts to never want it any other way. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Family Man (Andrew Peterson)
#10. PLANTING TREES Andrew Peterson “I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay… small acts of kindness and love.” --Gandalf the Gray in The Hobbit Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Planting Trees (Andrew Peterson)
#8. LITTLE BOY HEART ALIVE Andrew Peterson This song beautiful captures the adventure-hungry, imaginative delight of childhood, these desires stemming from a call to be swept up in something greater than our own stories, by a love "so good but [that] is not tame". Can you capture all the fantasy literature references? Miss my introduction … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Little Boy Heart Alive (Andrew Peterson)
As Americans we are raised to believe Kings are evil, to be cynical of all monarchies and most of all to despise hereditary succession. This is not without good cause. The best of men are still human and power draws out pride like blood in the water to a shark. And yet this is not … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: So Long Moses (Andrew Peterson)