Already, But Not Yet: Romans 5

Already, But Not Yet: Romans 5

In Romans 5, Paul explains that, while we have an established peace with God, tribulations will come. What’s more, we are to rejoice in these tribulations. How can this be? Read my previous blog about this topic. We have the Holy Spirit. Paul...

Healthcare in a Secular Culture

Our bodies matter Even these broken bodies that fail, for those who are in Christ, bear the glory and presence of the risen Lord. For this reason, it matters what we do with our bodies. Those who represent Jesus as the signs of the presence of the kingdom of...

Lordship of Jesus

  We’ll study a few of the Psalms together at Kingsland Baptist Church over the next few weeks. We can’t possibly look at all 150 of them, but I’ll pick one main Psalm to discuss each week, and I’ll reference several others in relation to the...

An Ascension Day Commencement Address

  Congratulations to the class of 2013. Here’s a video of my recent commencement address and charge to the graduates of Houston Baptist University. I took the opportunity to deliver some brief thoughts about Ascension Day, which is...

The Ever-Reaching Gospel

  We’ve been looking at the book of Philippians together at Kingsland Baptist Church, where I’m serving as the interim pastor. In this video I summarize some of what we’ve said so far about the book, and focus on the last few verses of chapter 4. Paul begins in...

What is a Higher Education?

  We talk a lot at Houston Baptist University about “A Higher Education.” But what does that mean? Well, it means a lot more than you might think. I shared just a few of my thoughts on what it means to receive a “Higher...