A Fire in His Bones!

One Mark You Are Called to Preach

Jeremiah grew up and was called to preach as a prophet for the Lord’s purpose in an incredibly dark and depressing time. He was crafted in the womb, planned out before the Creation of the world had even begun. Before the existence of anything, he was already planned to accomplish God’s goals. This is evident […]

Honesty And Respectability

Jeremiah 20:7

Sometimes when we pray, since we know we are talking to a Holy God, we edit our prayers and we only share the good or we are afraid to really dig deep into the struggles of our hearts and communicate them with God –the dark places. Conversely, other times we do the reverse, all we […]

The Divine And The Improbable

Exposing Exegetical Fallacies in Genesis

In regards to Genesis 1-2 on creation, it is, in some way, unbelievable that God designed mankind, the world, plants and everything else in 6 literal days. In fact, it would be more humanly probable to believe huge pine trees and incredibly complex creatures evolved over time or that trees had to grow progressively from […]

The Hope Found In Dying

To Die Is Gain

One would think spending a life-time preparing for death, and having the knowledge of death, one day, would be tortuous. In some ways, that seems kind of depressing, right? Who wants to think about death, let alone believe death is real? Instead, most people are busy living. We don’t want to think about death or […]

Transferred From Dark To Light

Gaining Full Access To God's Power

2 Timothy 1:10 gives assurance to the believer that God has conquered death and given us life and light through His death and resurrection on the cross saying: “But now has been revealed by the appearing of our Saviour Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel” To […]

The Dead-End Road of ‘Happily Ever After’

Discovering a Greater Purpose for Your Marriage

Have you ever got wrapped up in a fairytale romance movie? Have you ever wished the movie depicted your life, as the beautiful princess and successful prince ride away into the sunset quietly and calmly living happily ever after with no war and no marital struggle or conflict at all? If we are honest, we […]

Real Love Is Built When You Build History

True Love Transcends The "Ups" and "Downs" of Life

When you first move to a community, you know no one. After some time there you eventually get into relationship with people and you begin to open up to people and vice versa. In the same way, when I serve a new congregation, my love for them grows as I pray for them more and […]

15 Signs You’re Not Ready To Be a Pastor

Accessing Trends & Recognizing Pre-mature Signs

Recently, I wrote an article called: 10 Signs You May be Called to Preach. This article is close to my heart, since it can be incredibly difficult to navigate through whether you are called to Pastoral ministry, and many people have many ideas on what it means to be called or what process you need […]