The Wingfeather Saga

The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson Over the last three years, I have fallen in love with the world of Aerwiar.  Oh that’s right, you probably don’t even know what the world of Aerwiar is do you?  That means you don’t know what a toothy cow or a Fang of Dang is either.  You haven’tContinue reading “The Wingfeather Saga”

The Great Sacrifice

To be honest, I have never really been one to think that much about Memorial Day. That is a tough confession to make. I guess you could chalk it up to youthful apathy, or self-absorption. I know that I was supposed to take time to reflect on the wars and sacrifices of many Americans. But,Continue reading “The Great Sacrifice”

Summer Family Time

I am just stepping into the world of parenting real people (I know babies are real people, but now that they can walk, talk, and think for themselves the task is going to a whole new level). There are many things that I want to do with my children and there are many things thatContinue reading “Summer Family Time”

The Cost of Being a Shepherd

Are you a pastor? Do you aspire to be a pastor? Here is a word of encouragement for you today. “Prepare yourselves, then, to see and suffer many things with which you would rather be unacquainted. Experiences which would be unnecessary to you personally will become your portion if the Lord uses you for theContinue reading “The Cost of Being a Shepherd”

New Old Books

The development of the Kindle, the iPad, and other eReaders has lead to an eruption of reading.  One of the things that is exciting is that now many old books are becoming more easily available at an inexpensive price.  Deep Roots Library exists to make old books available in new formats.  Go to their websiteContinue reading “New Old Books”

Go on with Preaching

Here is some more encouragement from Charles H. Sprugeon on your Thursday. For everyone who is preparing a sermon for this weekend, listen to Mr. Spurgeon’s advice.  Remember the gospel still saves souls! “Believe in preaching the love of Christ, believe in preaching the atoning sacrifice, believe in preaching the new birth, believe in preachingContinue reading “Go on with Preaching”

Where is Jesus?

Sometimes I think I am a good Dad. I change diapers, I wash clothes, I fix bottles, I feed babies, I wrestle with my children, we play outside, I take them places, and they seem to like me when I come home from work. Other times, I know I am a lousy Dad. I sitContinue reading “Where is Jesus?”

A Lover of Books, a Lover of God

In April, I went to a conference in Louisville focused on the power of the gospel. Besides worshiping with over 7,000 people and hearing the Word of God correctly handled and boldly preached, one of the things I was looking forward to most about the conference was the books that would be given away. OverContinue reading “A Lover of Books, a Lover of God”