Good and Pleasant

Behold, how good and pleasant it iswhen brothers dwell in unity! ––Psalm 133:1Last week, after a few hundred torch-wielding racists dominated the headlines, a friend texted me, "Just thought of you and Laurie. Do you think we should have a community prayer gathering?" It was a great idea. My wheels started spinning.I shot off a … Continue reading Good and Pleasant

Preview Worship

This weekend, we will hold our third Preview Service and Cookout at Southern Methodist College. Worship has been such a blessing! Our musicians have led us in joyful praise, and we have been celebrating the Lord's Supper. I am preaching a series of sermons entitled, "The Gospel Alone," which covers Faith, Christ, Grace, Scripture, and God's Glory. We've averaged 60 people in attendance … Continue reading Preview Worship

#OneHellOfANight

There was a party at the frat house two doors down over the weekend, and this morning our street was littered with dozens of these tiny square flyers. They are topped by a trinity of attractive women in suggestive poses inviting college students to #OneHellOfANight at Club Indulgence. As I collected the trash, my temperature … Continue reading #OneHellOfANight

Interruptions

One of the privileges of serving in ministry full time is being able to respond to interruptions that come up during the course of the day. As I've shared before, “Ministry is in the interruptions.” A few weeks ago, I was getting ready to head to my office to prepare a Bible study when Laurie stopped me. “M … Continue reading Interruptions