Author Archives: Brian

About Brian

Follower of Christ, Husband, Dad, and Pastor

Rest Reflection

The refusal to stop is a refusal to accept our creatureliness. It is a subtle rejection of God’s ability to rule his world, rescue his people, and rejuvenate them along the way. – Adam Mabry in The Art of Rest

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Our Bodies

The psalmist tells us we are “fearfully and wonderfully made.” We were knit together in our mother’s womb by the delicate hands of God. Our bodies are not amorphous lumps that we shape and sculpt into our own self-image – … Continue reading

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Here are some helpful posts on some recent books related to abuse: Rachael Denhollander: Abuse Does Not Get the Final Word – Justin Holcomb (TGC) What Is a Girl Worth? – Tim Challies The Creaking on the Stairs – Tim … Continue reading

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Q&A#13B: Commandments 3-4

Q/A#13B Q: What do the third and fourth commandments teach us? A: The third and fourth commandments teach us to love God by honoring Him in the way we use His name and His time. You shall not take the … Continue reading

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Rest Reflection

There is a time for work and there is a time for rest and recreation. We can dishonor God by working without rest or exercise just as much as we can by resting and exercising without working. The key to … Continue reading

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In His Presence

To be in His presence is everything you could desire, everything you could hope for.  This is the apex. This is heaven’s heaven – to be with Christ, to be His bride, to be in perfect communion with Him, to … Continue reading

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The topic of burial versus cremation came up in my sermon last Sunday.  Here are some good posts to help you think through the choice: The FAQs: What Christians Should Know About Cremation – Joe Carter (TGC) To Bury or … Continue reading

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Preaching Point

Those who recognize their weaknesses are made strong. Those who recognize their inadequacies are made adequate. Those who realize their helplessness receive divine help. This is the sovereign design and infinite genius of God. Finite men must preach in the … Continue reading

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Declaring the Glory

Rocky Mountains near Ouray, CO The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. – Psalm 19:1 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the … Continue reading

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Here are some important posts to ponder regarding the recent Equality Town Hall: Beto O’Rourke’s Plan to Destroy Churches – Joe Carter (TGC) The #EqualityTownHall Was Loud and Clear: The LGBTQ+ Community, Beto, the Equality Act, and Evangelicals – Ed … Continue reading

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