‘But I’m not a Racist’

I’ve been reading The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby (Quote List in the coming weeks). Though the book came out last year, I’m only getting to it now. While I knew I would agree with the thesis the book argues (captured in the subtitle), I’m…

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Our Miscarriage and God’s Providence

Olive June Boga was born Wednesday October 31, 2018. She was no bigger than the distance between two of my knuckles, but she had beautiful eyes, a heart, fingers, and toes.  She was, and remains, our daughter. We cared for her as best we could, and we love her with our whole hearts. Olive June was miscarried at eight weeks.

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Your Spiritual Worship

Recently, a woman in our church asked if she would be able to come to the building during the week and clean. Yep. You read that right. She ASKED if she could come to do the work that a relatively small amount of people are even willing to do when they must, let alone volunteer for it. 

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Book Review: 7 Challenges Pastors Face, by David Horner

As a pastor who is still fairly new to vocational ministry, I was not only honored to be asked to review this book by 9Marks, but I was excited to. Any opportunity to glean wisdom from men that have gone before me in this calling is an opportunity I want to take advantage of.

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As Often as You Can, Read the Psalms in Order

The beauty here is that we all fall into one category or the other. We all either lean toward avoiding God by keeping his commands or avoiding him by breaking them. But in either case, we’re trying to be the rulers of our own lives.

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