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I’ve Been Reading All the Wrong Books

I used to think I read only the “right” books. Or perhaps I should say I read the “right type” of books. I was fairly proud of the books that I read – books that everyone ought to read. In fact, if I am honest, I used to…

March 4, 2014
Theology

Love Covering Shame

I’ve honestly never been much for poetry (probably primarily because I’m not smart enough to understand it), but I was unpacking all my books and came across a little compilation of poems that a good friend (who is much more literarily inclined than myself) gave…

May 19, 2013
Theology

Augustine: Sin Points to God

For class I’ve begun reading through St Augustine’s Confessions, and there is a beautiful theme that I’ve started to see in the first few books. The theme is this: that everything – and I mean, everything, finds its end and final completion in God.…

January 27, 2013
Theology

“Death, Thou Shalt Die”

It’s hard to believe it’s been 9 years since he died. This Advent season, I am again reminded of one of the reasons why we anticipate and long for Christ’s returning to make all things new – when finally the last enemy, death, will…

December 17, 2012
Theology

Ruining God’s Plan for Your Life?

I find that there are a lot of people who constantly worry about whether or not they are going to “miss” God’s will for their life – or somehow make the “wrong choice” that will ruin God’s plan for their life. Usually it happens…

November 22, 2012
Theology

Robbing Yourself

With my job ending this month, I’ve been looking over my finances (using handy programs like Mint and Slice) and trying to tighten down on my budget to make sure I can pay for my next semester of seminary. I’ve also been receiving a…

July 14, 2012
Theology

Beauty: Useful or Vain?

It seems that in our Christian culture there is no end to people reminding us that “beauty is vain” (Prov 31:20) and that “inner-beauty” is all that matters. This is used in a variety of contexts, the most obvious is with the physical beauty…

June 28, 2012
Theology

David Dunn: The Theology of “For the Life of Me”

My friend David Dunn just released his new album recently called For the Life of Me. It’s really a great album, both lyrically and musically (if you’re into pop music) – and so you should go buy it from iTunes or Amazon right now.…

March 28, 2012
Resources Theology

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