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Come Sit Beside Me on My Mourning Bench

“To comfort me, you have to come close.  Come sit beside me on my mourning bench.” – Nicholas Wolterstorff, Lament for a Son Grief often isolates us, even amongst those of us who grieve the loss of the very same person or thing. I…

December 17, 2014
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Sermon: “Where Brokenness & Grace Meet”

My recent sermon from last Sunday at Midland Bible Church is up on the MBC iTunes podcast – click here to listen to it or download it. As the title suggests, it is about brokenness and grace, and comes from Mark 7:24-30 – the story…

July 27, 2013
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My Sermon Series: The Image of God (3-Parts)

I’ve had the opportunity to preach at my home church (Midland Bible Church) for three weeks, and my three sermons are now up on their website and iTunes. It’s a loose series on the Image of God. I’d appreciate any feedback you can give…

August 21, 2012
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Redeeming My Commute: Audio Bible

  I have found a new way to redeem my commute around Dallas. Typically, I will listen to a sermon/lecture in the mornings while I drive to class/work, and then listen to music in the afternoon/evening when I get off. Recently, though, I have begun…

February 23, 2012
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Sermon on Philippins 3:7-11 – “Your Greatest Treasure”

My sermon on Philippians 3:7-11 (“Your Greatest Treasure”) is up on the Midland Bible Church podcast: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/midland-bible-church-podcast/id306156719?uo=4 or you can listen/download it at the MBC website: http://midlandbible.org/sermons/?preacher=6…

May 26, 2011
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Resurrection Poem

One of my fellow seminarians at DTS (Morgan Reed) posted a poem by the holy Ephrem Syrus that he translated from Syriac. Two of the verses struck me and seemed a fitting meditation on Resurrection Sunday – so I wanted to share them with…

April 25, 2011
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Tim Keller Article on Forgiveness & Reconciliation

Right after writing my post on Forgiveness as Death & Resurrection yesterday, I ran across and article by Tim Keller on the Resurgence website dealing with the very same topic. He does a great job of expounding on forgiveness from a biblical/theological viewpoint and then taking a practical…

April 13, 2011
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Justifying Suffering

We’ve been talking a lot about the problem of evil and suffering in a couple of my classes at DTS recently, and as I have been doing some reading on the subject, I came across this quote from Dostoevsky: “I believe like a child…

March 24, 2011