As I was working on a message for our campus ministry meeting yesterday and I began thinking about the similarity between preaching and cooking. When cooking, as I understand it, the goal is to accent or bring out the flavor of whatever the main item is that you are cooking (ie. the chicken, the … [Read more...] about Overuse of Anecdotes In Preaching
Do You Care About Truth?
There are many people today who are skeptical toward the notion of absolute truth. They say things like, “that’s true for you, but not for me.” This attitude and perspective is generally called relativism. This attitude is not always inappropriate. There definitely are opinions which are relative … [Read more...] about Do You Care About Truth?
Without Jesus I Suck
A friend of mine, Maurice Hicks has created some shirts with the statement “Without Jesus I Suck”. I love the message behind these shirts and the way they get people's attention. We need to know that without Jesus we all suck. Isaiah 59:2 says “It’s your sins that have cut you off from God. … [Read more...] about Without Jesus I Suck
5 Things I Liked About The Dark Knight
1. The greater appreciation it gave me for a functional legal system and police force in my own community, contrasted with the systemic corruption of Gotham city. 2. The heroic example of Bruce Wayne fighting for justice and community transformation in the midst of a very discouraging … [Read more...] about 5 Things I Liked About The Dark Knight