Knowing Jesus.

Following Him.


My goal through my blog and life is that you may be encouraged and equipped in your knowledge of Jesus through His Word and that it would overflow from your life as you seek to know Jesus more and to live your life pleasing to Him.

Live IN the present, but not FOR the present

As a culture, we jump from one thing to the next. Although we have all heard of studies telling us to stop multitasking and to generally slow down and smell the roses - few of us do. In fact, it's not just common, but actually encouraged and a badge of honor to say...

My Favorite Books From 2020

In the year 2020, I read 41 books. I'm blown away by how much I've grown in the discipline of reading (for reference, I had read 4 books in 2018 and only 1 in 2017... I've been keeping a list of books I read for a while and it's only recently gotten to the numbers it...

New Year, Same God

"New Year, New Me." Have you seen that phrase around? It's a popular saying this time of year. It brings ideas of being a whole new person in this new year. But is it really true? Did you transform into a better and more able person when the clock struck midnight?...

Shall Come To Thee, O Israel (Behind The Lyrics, Part 6)

This is Part 6 covering the Scriptural background for the lyrics of the song "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel". You can read the earlier posts at these links: Part 1 (Emmanuel) Part 2 (Thou Lord Of Might) Part 3 (Thou Rod Of Jesse) Part 4 (Thou Key Of David) Part 5 (Thou...

Bible Study Resources

Discover truths in God’s Word and how to study and learn from the Bible on your own.

Discipleship And Spiritual Growth

Applying God’s Word to our lives in the way He always intended: by His grace and by the power of His Spirit.

Resources For Church Leaders

A small collection of my favorite resources and ideas for pastors and church leaders.

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