Psalm 121 Family Devotional

PSALM 121  This Psalm has been referred to as the “Travelers Psalm” used to bless those going on a journey. 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, he…

The Evolution of Preaching

  Former Oxford professor, Dr. Kadish Kandiah wrote recently why preaching is dead. He lists six compelling reasons why preaching should be, if not already, dead. However, as I read through his points I couldn’t help but to think that preaching isn’t dead, but it may need to evolve, again. You see, preaching has always…

Jesus and Politics

This Sunday, October 2nd, I am starting a new series on Jesus and Politics. This series is an attempt to insert a Biblical voice into the current political narrative around key issues. This series is not going to intentionally endorse a candidate, position or party. However, Christians should know what their faith teaches about current…

Apologetic Preaching

I once heard one of my favorite preachers, Louie Giglio say, “preaching is a craft.” What he meant was we should not all sound like whoever is famous at the time. I think it was Rick Warren back then, now it would be Matt Chandler. Anyways, it’s a good point that young preachers should spend…