God Uses People to Transform Hearts…

Fourteen years ago, little Chloe came into my world. Chloe is my youngest sister. On the day of her birth, we learned that she had down syndrome. The feelings I had were mixed. Being that I knew virtually nothing about downs, I felt a sense of sorrow and loss. Sure, I...

Three Views on God’s Sovereignty & Human Choice

ThinkTheology.org hosted a blog presentation concerning the relationship between God’s sovereignty and human choice. Able Baker wrote “God’s Sovereignty Over the Details of Human Choice as Seen through the Lens of Imputed Sin,” Kenny Burchard wrote,...

Towards the Mysterious Will and Use of God’s Providence

A friend of mine was recently telling me about some discussions taking place in a small group that he leads. This summer his inquisitive small group participants have been asking questions related to how a good God could allow evil and suffering. The amazing thing is...

One Year to Better Preaching, by Daniel Overdorf

Full disclosure regarding homiletics: I am not a fan of the books that provide thousands of sermon illustrations. I own several of them and just find them to be either a bit shallow or hard to personalize. I’m sure some people find them helpful, but in my...