You Were Created To Be Creative

I guess I’ve always been pegged as a creative. I’ve been a musician since I was young. I’ve written dozens of songs and performed with world-class musicians. Heck, I got my bachelors degree in, wait for it…Jazz Studies! Oftentimes, people look at me and place me a special category: creative.

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How to Grieve as a Christian

A little over three years ago I lost my mother to breast cancer. That was definitely the most difficult experience of my life. There are no words to explain the grief of watching your mother fade away. To see the one you’ve lived so much life with lying there lifeless.

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What is New Covenant Theology? (Part 3)

This is now the third post in my series on New Covenant (NCT). In the last post I tried to get you oriented to the discussion by introducing the first major competing theological system: Covenant Theology (CT). Today I will be introducing the second: Dispensationalism (DT). DT was first developed

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The Man Christ Jesus

How did Jesus do miracles? How did he cast out demons? Or know what people were thinking? Or live a perfect life? If you’re like most Christians, you’d probably say, “Well, he was God. That’s how he did it.” But is that really what the Bible says? In The Man

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What is New Covenant Theology? (Part 2)

As I mentioned in my first post, the Bible is like a jigsaw puzzle. Theological systems are attempts to put the pieces of the Bible together. How well you do this will determine how clearly you see the grand mosaic of Scripture. And that’s why I love New Covenant Theology.

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What is New Covenant Theology? (Part 1)

Over the holidays I attempted to put a jigsaw puzzle together with my wife. When it comes to puzzles, some parts are easier to place than others. But in the end, you have to fit all the pieces together correctly if you want to see the picture clearly. In many

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How to Waste Time with Jesus

When I was in college, I probably spent thousands of hours wasting time with my friends.What did we do? Who knows! It didn’t really matter. All that mattered was that we were wasting time…together.¬† But while I’m comfortable wasting time with friends, I often find it hard to waste time

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