Post Tagged as ‘Personal’

“My Cry I Raise” – An Easter Poem

For Easter 2019, I wrote the following poem reflecting on Christ’s resurrection. “My Cry I Raise” Written 4/19/19 Hear my voice as I recount the things I felt and heard. You need to know what I will share, so capture every word. Friday neared the Sabbath when they laid him down inside, the one they […]

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20 Years of Preaching the Bible

Today is April 18, 2019, which is twenty years since my first sermon on April 18, 1999. I have a deep love for opening God’s Word with God’s people, and I hope this joy never fades. Throughout these twenty years, I have learned and heard many important truths about preaching Scripture, and it seems fitting […]

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“There Is a Manger” – A Song for Advent

For Advent this year, I wrote these lyrics to “There Is a Manger,” which should be sung to the tune of “There Is a Fountain.” The five verses of “There Is a Manger” take you from the manger to the empty tomb, stopping at a hillside and a mother and a dragon along the way. […]

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Righteous Thoughts

My tongue will speak of Your righteousness and of Your praises all day long. (Psalm 35:28 NIV 1984)Usually when I wake up, my mind is immediately filled with the tasks of the day. This morning as I woke, my mind was immediately transfixed on the words …

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Another KIND of "John 3:16 Conference:" A Proposal

Both the original “John 3:16 Conference” and the upcoming “John 3:16 Conference” are conferences at which some prominent Southern Baptist preachers and teachers seek to refute the theological positions that are commonly called “Calvinism.”What I would …

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