The Power of Gospel Freedom

Let me encourage you to go see the movie "Harriet" that chronicles the life of Harriet Tubman. I was moved by her undaunted courage, her strong faith, and her perseverance through overwhelming circumstances. Her first act as a free woman was profoundly simple. After crossing the Pennsylvania state boundary line in September 1849, she says, … Continue reading The Power of Gospel Freedom

A Prayer for My Son on His 12th and 21st Birthdays

The below is a part of a letter I wrote my son on his 12th birthday. His 21st birthday is coming soon. My prayers for him have not changed... Son, you are beginning your journey towards manhood. 1 Corinthians 16:13 says: “Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” … Continue reading A Prayer for My Son on His 12th and 21st Birthdays

Thankful for the Trinity

Recently we celebrated Trinity Sunday. The music, prayers, and Scripture readings in this worship service focus explicitly on the beauty, power, and work of the triune God. The amazing work of the Trinity is magnified in your own salvation. The Father purposed your salvation before the worlds were made. The Son secured your salvation by … Continue reading Thankful for the Trinity