A Society Preying on Children

I am the father of four children ages 6 to 12. Children are an immense blessing from God (Psalm 127:3-5) and a sincere privilege to disciple (Deuteronomy 6:4-9). However, parenting my children is also a weighty responsibility, especially in light of the milieu... Read More »

Preparing the Way: Engaging the imperfect world from the place of the Perfect in Christ

“If you were to die to today, where would you be?” No doubt those of us who have engaged in evangelism have asked this important question. Being saved from the punishment of hell and being reconciled to God are essential elements of the doctrine of salvati... Read More »

La Gran Comisión y La Educación Teológica (The Great Commission and Theological Education)

Después de su resurrección nuestro Señor Jesucristo dio sus últimas instrucciones para la expansión del evangelio Y Jesús se acercó y les habló diciendo: Toda potestad me es dada en el cielo y en la tierra. Por tanto id y haced discípulos de todas las... Read More »

My IQ Wasn’t High Enough

In the wake of Nobel laureate James Watson’s public scrutiny over his comment about IQ, I wondered what the big commotion was about. He discovered the double helix of the DNA, and at 90 years of age, he was reporting the findings of IQ studies. In the end, i... Read More »

How Should the Image of God Affect Christian Conduct?

The image of God is a discussion that has gathered some attention in recent days. Christians should be thankful for this renewed discussion. Conversations surrounding the doctrine of the image of God have furthered appreciation for the sanctity of life, the di... Read More »

Biblical Worship: Word-Infused and Spirit-Empowered

Corporate worship is one of the fundamental purposes and actions of the church. Unfortunately, that which should unite us together in praise of the triune God often serves as a wedge to divide the people of God across fault lines of age, socioeconomic status, ... Read More »

Reflections from a Christian Pilgrimage

For years, I’ve heard of the joys of pilgrimaging to the holy land, but I had no opportunity to visit until now. Joining a large group from Prestonwood Baptist Church led by Pastors Jack Graham and Jarrett Stephens, we crisscrossed our way through the Promis... Read More »

Beyond the Grand Canyon

Are you up for an adventure? It’s not like seeing the Grand Canyon, nor is it like going to an acclaimed restaurant for the first time. This is an adventure of the soul. You can venture into it wherever you may be. It’s an adventure into the supernatural, ... Read More »

Como los cristianos confunden el tema de la heterosexualidad (What Christians Get Wrong about Heterosexuality)

Preston Sprinkle republicó un ensayo de 2017 por Greg Coles: “You don’t need to pray that God makes me straight” (“No hay que rogar a Dios que me haga heterosexual”). Salió recientemente en el Center for Faith, Spirituality, and Gender. Coles recha... Read More »

Christmas Joy

Our youngest daughter has been longing for a certain Christmas gift for weeks. She placed it on every Christmas list she prepared. She told everyone that she wanted a particular doll for Christmas, but somewhere along the way, she got the idea that she would n... Read More »