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Stockpile 3

For the past 5-6 years I have had the privilege of leading a men’s group that meets in our home. I love getting together with my brothers to encourage and pray for one another as we study God’s Word.  We cover a good bit of material and there is always great discussion and lots of really […]

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Stockpile 2

For the past 5-6 years I have had the privilege of leading a men’s group that meets in our home. I love getting together with my brothers to encourage and pray for one another as we study God’s Word.  We cover a good bit of material and there is always great discussion and lots of really […]

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Stockpile 1

For the past 5-6 years I have had the privilege of leading a men’s group that meets in our home. I love getting together with my brothers to encourage and pray for one another as we study God’s Word.  We cover a good bit of material and there is always great discussion and lots of really […]

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Answering Questions: Finding a Mentor, Avoiding Temptation, Defending Your Faith

Download MP3 audio Show Notes I am joined on this episode by my good friends, Deric Thomas of Christ Fellowship in Gadsden, AL, and Daniel Sheshi. We answer some listeners’ questions covering topics such as: how to find a healthy church, how to find a mentor, how a young believer can avoid temptation with friends and at work, and much […]

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Discipleship Inside the Home

Download MP3 audio Show Notes I am joined on this episode by my good friend, Deric Thomas of Christ Fellowship in Gadsden, AL, as we offer a brief theological overview on what God, in His Word has called fathers to in the family. We also seek to provide some practical advice on how we shepherd […]

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Advice For Young, Single Men Seeking To Live A Godly Life

I can never forget the journey to the States. I was some thousand feet above ground and psyching myself in preparation for my academic studies ahead. “I have to be successful, that’s what a true man is.” I’d say to myself repeatedly. I would think about the family (a single-parent home) I left when boarding […]

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Gospel Centered Advent Guide & Website

I love the holiday season! Every year I look forward to spending time with family and friends, and eating lots of delicious food that normally only shows up once a year. This is also a season in which our culture will try to lure our attention to focus only on material things and whatever the […]

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Training Them Well

As a parent of three younger children, I’m always wrestling with issues of how to instruct them in the faith, love them well, lead them faithfully by example, and so on. More than I want them to behave, do well in school, get a good job, live wisely, find a good spouse, or be a […]

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New Marriage & Parenting Resources Added

I really enjoy reading/listening to good advice that inspires and encourages me in my walk with Christ and as a husband and dad. Tim Challies is someone I read from time to time because I know I can trust his advice to be Bible centered and gospel focused. He is a pastor, blogger, author who […]

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Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions

Update 5/7/14: Last week we started the series and really got a lot to think about. I hope you all are studying and doing the review and homework that is in the study guide. In listening to Greg’s radio show podcast (Stand To Reason) the other day I heard him spend a long time answering […]

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Umm… Go That Way: Practical Advice On Decision Making

What should I do? What job should I take? Where should I serve? What is God’s will? How do I know for sure? Questions we have probably all asked ourselves or others. So, what’s the answer? How do we know/find God’s will? Like so many other Christians, I desperately want my life and the decisions […]

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Website Updates

One of the benefits of being laid up on the couch for two weeks recovering from knee surgery is a lot of free time to do some of the things that I haven’t had time for lately. One of those things being lots of updates to my website. I enjoy building and maintaing websites as […]

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Family Project Rocket

Granted, this post has nothing to do with doctrine or theology. But, it does have something to do with dads building fun things around the house with their crews… that explode! Dads should teach their children about God and His creation… AND have fun with them. The kids and I finished building our first family […]

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Practical Parenting Tips

Though my wife and I haven’t had the most (or as much as some) experience in parenting, we have been blessed to have other godly people speek into our lives. We have been helped through wonderful relationships and by reading many solid parenting books (and blog posts) from a Christian worldview. Any time I run […]

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The Gospel Project

This is a good interview between Matt Chandler (Gospel Project Advisory Counsel) and Trevin Wax (Gospel Project Managing Editor). The Gospel Project is a new curriculum put out by LifeWay that is a three year discipleship cycle that is broken into age groups for children, students, and adults. This is very intriguing to me because […]

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Advent Guide 2012

Just so you know right from the start, this is not a “traditional” Advent guide. This guide was created out of a desire to focus on the whole gospel at a time when we usually focus only on the birth of Christ. Celebrating His birth is a very good thing, but if we don’t understand […]

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Helpful Books on Marriage

*UPDATED* Below is a list of books on Christian marriage I have either read or gotten a strong referrals for from men I trust. They are taken from a larger list of “Recommended Reading” covering topics on marriage, parenting, manhood, doctrine/theology, and Christian living. Disclaimer: Just because I recommend a book for reading does not necessarily […]

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The Power of the Preached Word

Romans 8:31-39 contains some of the most inspiring, beautiful, motivating promises in all of the New Testament. We are promised, if we are in Christ, that: God is for us, we have everything we need in Christ, no charges brought against us will stand, because God is our justifier, we cannot be condemned, Christ Himself […]

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New Content 7.3.12

This is a list of the new content that has been added to the website in the last few weeks. Written Material Complementarianism for Dummies – Mary Kassian Parenting Pitfalls – Dave Bruskas The Most Common Wrong Definition of a Church – Mark Driscoll Recommended Reading Father Hunger – Doug WIlson The Bronze Bow – Elizabeth Speare Resources Family Worship […]

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New Content 6.4.12

New content is here. As often as I find new resources that help me accomplish my tasks of loving and leading my family well, I like to pass them along. Here are the latest few articles I have found helpful. They are listed below and can also be found along with the other articles HERE. […]