Michael Card, an Interview

I’m so thankful that I had the privilege of interviewing Michael Card, a great musician and songwriter, with the intent of translating and publishing the article in Spanish. Soon it will be available in print and hopefully online, but I wanted to make the English format available to you all as well. May it bless […]

Baptism Saves You!

Scripture is so full of beauty, wonder, teaching, truth, and application; yet it also has it’s fair share of “hard passages”. 1 Peter 3:18-22 is one of them and so I want to delve into the passage in order to answer the strange proposition Peter seems to teach – “Baptism…now saves you”. We will also […]

A Call to Embrace Suffering (Part 3 of 3)

In case you missed it, here is Part 1 and Part 2. (Context: Seeing Paul’s call to suffering as a type of Christ, who was called to suffer and die for the glory of God and the salvation of many. Part 3 continues the discussion and then applies it to us personally.) My mind immediately turns to […]

A Call to Embrace Suffering (Part 2 of 3)

In case you missed it, here is Part 1. (Context: Paul is told by the Holy Spirit to go to Jerusalem, where he would suffer; others receive the same prophecy about him, but interpret it as a bad omen, that he should not go to Jerusalem because he would suffer. Who is right?) I distinctly […]

A Call to Embrace Suffering (Part 1 of 3)

Reading: Acts 20-23 (Context: Paul is finalizing his 3rd Missionary Journey, en route to Jerusalem.) What would you do if God were to clearly show you your future, there to see that it was to be full of suffering? Would God ever will for us to undergo pain, suffering, and trouble? The Biblical answer is […]

Lose Yourself (Devotional)

Passage: Matthew 16 (Context: Christ makes a shift away from offering the Kingdom to offering the Gospel to the world. The Jews had rejected Him as King, so He would become their Savior instead, as was prophesied. With this change in pursuit came a change in thinking: suffering was to become a staple in the […]

A Trumpet for the Deaf (Daily Devotional)

Today’s Reading: Revelation 8-9. (Context: The opening of the “seals” in chapter 5 and 6 leads directly to the opening of the “trumpets” in chapters 8 and 9. The time period for the opening of the “trumpets” would likely be in the middle part of the “Great Tribulation”, in other words in year 5 or 6 […]