This post is a continuation of a series I’ve been running this year once a month. The previous entry can be found here. We are several days past the due date of our son. We’re not too worried as the date was never a sure one. But we are anxious. The whole idea of pregnancy is … More Turning Into Dad: Any Day Now
If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. -2 Chronicles 7:14 (NKJV) Growing up, I understood this verse in an uniquely American context. I … More Is Revival Still Possible?
The day draws ever nearer for baby Underdown to arrive! But until that time, I’ll keep blogging. Today, I have a full-length sermon I preached recently on John 11:1-44 about handling death and grief the way Jesus did. It’s an odd topic, admittedly, but hopefully you’ll find it helpful and encouraging! Music is “Grave Robber” … More Sermon: Dealing With Death and Grief Like Jesus
I always felt like I was growing up too fast or that I didn’t quite fit in my age range. Maybe it was learning to hold conversations with adults when young or the experiences I’ve had over my quarter-century of life. I’ve always felt like I had to mature sooner than others around me. I … More Growing Up Too Fast In ‘Ender’s Game’
As families and friends across America gather this weekend for Independence Day, patriotism for our country will be expressed with fireworks, parades, and songs. But do we celebrate for the sake of patriotism or simply to blow things up and eat food? I grew up in a decently patriotic family. When the War on Terror … More The Ironic Patriotism of Millennials