Grow Up (Hebrews 5)

Not so long ago, a young woman came to me for help. Through no fault of her own, life had been extremely challenging for her. Because I was in a position to help, and because I genuinely cared for this young woman deeply, I was happy to assist her. Our family went to extreme lengths […]

Jesus Found Worthy (Hebrews 2-3)

Uniquely, we don’t know exactly who the author of the book of Hebrews was. Scholars have suggested Silas, Timothy, Barnabas and others. Martin Luther plausibly proposed Apollos. Whoever the author was, his main point in writing was to convince Jewish Christians to continue to put their faith for salvation in Jesus Christ Himself, rather than […]

Arguing Well (Titus)

The downside to being a professional communicator is that you are generally really good at communicating. Nothing has gotten me into more misfortune than my own tongue. Twitter is especially troublesome for people like me because we can virtually always deliver a snappy comeback to any other person’s misguided tweet in 140 characters or less. […]

Parenting that Works (2 Timothy 1)

For those of us in the trenches of diapers, temper tantrums and the mind-numbing exhaustion that is parenting young children (or the terror of teenage drivers) the apostle Paul has some very good news! It matters. Every single second of it matters. Even the seconds when we are hiding in the bathroom because we aren’t […]