What is Fair?

I recently had a conversation with a Christian family member. A question was asked in which I want to think was genuine, but I have a feeling that genuineness was simply masking the motive of, “Ha! I got you now.…

Hypocrisy!

hy·poc·ri·sy hiˈpäkrisē/ noun 1. the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense. According the book Already Gone, hypocrisy was #3 on the Top Ten list of why young people are growing…

Don’t Abandon the Baby!

Recently in the news there was a story about a tragic accident where a father left his little baby in a car on a hot day and the little guy ultimately succumbed to the conditions. I just cannot imagine the horror…

Why?

As I have traveled to different churches, including the one we attend, I am faced with the same question, response, or general attitude towards apologetics. “Why?”  What people have generally meant by this is, why is this important, I’ve never…

What Are You Defending?

“Man, I just don’t get it.” exclaimed Edward. “What are you talking about?” responded Mark. “I have dreamed of becoming partner at the law firm ever since I was hired. I worked so hard and studied more than any other…

Albia Baptist Temple

My wife and I had the absolute privilege of serving at Albia Baptist Temple in Albia, IA over the weekend. Our hearts are simply busting at the seams. The kindness we were shown was like none other. From the meals to…