Top Ten Books of 2014

Christmas is the best time of the year to make lists! Santa Claus is checking his list of kids who were naughty and nice, deciding which kids are going to get presents and which kids are going to get coal. The nice kids are making lists of toys they want. (God bless the greedy littleContinue reading “Top Ten Books of 2014”

Why The Spirit Inside You is Better than Jesus Beside You

Jesus gave the Holy Spirit to serve the purposes of the gospel. The Holy Spirit first enables us to believe the gospel and then continually re-opens our eyes to its beauties… He empowers us to carry that gospel throughout the whole world. The Holy Spirit is given in the gospel, for the purposes of theContinue reading “Why The Spirit Inside You is Better than Jesus Beside You”

Book Giveaway! J.D. Greear’s “Jesus Continued…”

Thanks to the nice folks over at Zondervan I have a copy of Jesus Continued: Why the Spirit Inside of You is Better than Jesus Beside You. Instead of letting the extra copy collect dust on my bookshelf I figured it would be better served in the hands of one lucky winner. So, we areContinue reading “Book Giveaway! J.D. Greear’s “Jesus Continued…””

What is the Gospel?

Recently I came across a review of Gospel by J.D. Greear written by Scot McKnight. Scot is a scholar I respect a ton, his writing is always forceful but charitable, he always attempts to stay true to the text itself rather than a system, he is ecumenical in his outlook, and from my few briefContinue reading “What is the Gospel?”