The Search for Contentment

I have spent thousands of days looking for satisfaction in places that lay past Golgotha and in things above and beyond the cross. The equation formed in me early on was Jesus plus something more. Jesus is enough if he comes with an appetizer of money and things and perhaps a hardy desert of fame. […]


Belief vs. Discipleship

  Simple Belief I use to think that the call of Christ was simple belief. At most it was the recital of a creed and perhaps the adoption of a few new commands. Ultimately unintrusive (and ultimately unsatisfying). Though the idea of discipleship always seemed to me to be in tension with this scheme of […]

Stream with large stones and reflections

Living While We We’re Breathing

Eccl. 3:22 “So I saw that there is nothing better than that a man should rejoice in his work, for that is his lot. Who can bring him to see what will be after him?” To live now instead of on the horizon To feel the moments like a river curving its body around familiar stones […]


The Grind

I have always been a gamer. One of my earliest memories was my father waking me up early one morning telling me he bought the new Super Nintendo along with two controllers and Mario Kart and he wanted me to play. Since that day I was hooked. I love getting together with my friends playing […]


Sermon: The Glory of God | The Purpose of Man

Ride Nature service at C3 Church in Naples, FL.


Article Featured @ Apologetics Canada – “Discrepancies in the Gospels”

“Chreiai: Discrepancies in the Gospels in Light of Greco-Roman Education” @ Apologetics Canada


The Cry of Desolation

The Last Hours Recounting the last moments before Jesus’ death Matthew writes, “from the sixth hour darkness fell upon all the land until the ninth hour.” (Mt 27.45) Whether such darkness was the result of an eclipse or something extramundane, we can never know for sure. What we can be certain of is that the mysterious […]


Article Featured @ Mennonite Brethren Herald – “An Anxious Saviour”

“An Anxious Saviour” @

Pulpit, Cades Cove Church

Article Featured @ ThePreach – “When Every Sermon Sounds the Same”

“When Every Sermon Sounds the Same” @


Confronting Spiritual Boredom

Greater Things Shortly before his betrayal Jesus looks at a perplexed group of disciples and states, “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.” (John 14.12) Be sure to […]