A Secular Religion

A Secular Religion

Politics has become the religion of a growing segment of the population. The most rapidly growing demographic in America’s religious landscape is “Nones”; people who identify as holding no religious faith.[1] While they may not self-identify as such, they...
Update on the CCA / CGN Kerfuffle

Update on the CCA / CGN Kerfuffle

In December of 2016, I wrote a blog post expressing my perspective on the then-recent sundering of the Calvary Chapel movement into CCA and CGN. Many pastors and members of various Calvary Chapel churches expressed to me either in person or via email their...
Marriage Series 2019

Marriage Series 2019

IntroductionPart 1: The FoundationPart 2: Deepening IntimacyPart 3: The WifePart 4: The HusbandPart 5: Challenges IPart 6: Options...Part 7: Challenges IIPart 8: Marriage and the GospelBonus: Come Away My Love Welcome to Two Into One: A Marriage Series These messages...
Where We are Supposed to Be

Where We are Supposed to Be

At the end of one of the episodes of the TV miniseries Band of Brothers, as Easy Company is marching into the Ardennes Forest for what turns out to be The Battle of the Bulge, the soldiers coming the other direction warn them they are about to be surrounded by the...
The Gospel Comes to Ireland

The Gospel Comes to Ireland

The rope was so tight round sixteen-year-old Patricius’ wrists they’d bitten into the flesh. He no longer felt the sting of the saltwater from the wind-tossed waves splashing over the side of the boat headed back to the home of his Irish captors. They’d nabbed him...