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Notes from Quebec & San Diego

October 23rd, 2013

I spent the weekend of October 3rd speaking in Montreal, Quebec at the SOLA 2013 conference. While there, I was overwhelmed by the response of these pastors and church workers …

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Traherne’s Reflections on the Cross

October 15th, 2013

In 1672, an English pastor by the name of Thomas Traherne wrote many searching reflections. In the words below, he ushers us into the agonies of the killing tree, the …

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Speaking In Quebec This Weekend

October 3rd, 2013

I’m speaking at a Christian leadership conference in Quebec this weekend. I’ll be addressing roughly 1,000 pastors and church workers there, with my first talk scheduled for this evening and …

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From a Recent Journal Entry

October 1st, 2013

This morning, my heart broke with news of a tragic loss in the life of a friend. Immediately, I wanted to reach out and encourage my friend. But what could …

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Needing a Hand

September 4th, 2013

“The gospel of Jesus Christ is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes.” (Romans 1:16) Do we see how desperate we are for salvation? And do we see …

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Sins Plural and Sin Singular

August 6th, 2013

“Although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him . . . but they exchanged the glory of the immortal God for the worship …

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Our New Person

July 15th, 2013

“You have put on the new person, which is being recreated in knowledge according to the image of the Creator. Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised nor uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave …

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The Image of God in Practice

June 4th, 2013

Remember when Jesus tells the story of the Good Samaritan? A man from Samaria sees a Jewish man lying in a ditch, the victim of brigands. And the Samaritan, rather …

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The Content of the Image of God

May 28th, 2013

‘Have the same disposition in you that was in Christ Jesus who, because he existed in the form of God, did not regard his lofty status of equality with God …

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The Image of God – Gloriously

May 21st, 2013

“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face …

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