Welcome to my blog
Reading makes a full man, conversation a ready man, and writing an exact man.
– Francis Bacon, “Of Studies”
Books are meant to be conversed with. Here, I attempt to organize, summarize, and dialogue with books I’ve read.
Everyone has something to say. That includes me. Here, I attempt to put my convictions and opinions to writing.
Every now and then, I am called to speak or teach. To improve myself, I’d love to have something I can look back to.
Since today is International Labour’s Day, let’s consider for a moment what the Bible says about work: 1. Work in itself is not a curse. It is our design. When God created Adam, God placed him in the garden of Eden to work it. We do not just subdue and manage creation, we nurture itContinue reading “Labor Day: JEHOVAH as Lord of Work and Rest”
Have you ever been frustrated with your sanctification (or becoming holy)? While there are sins that are easy to let go, there are sinful tendencies that are much harder to overcome. And the reason for that is our unique make ups. For example, I don’t wrestle with a tendency to steal as much as IContinue reading “Sanctification: Intelligent, Systematic Pursuit”
Are you sure of what you believe? That is the question that Bavinck raises in “The Certainty of Faith”. But perhaps that question needs a bit more expounding. More accurately, the question should be: are you sure of what you believe about God, the meaning of life, the state of your soul, Jesus Christ, andContinue reading “The Certainty of Faith”
I’m a Christian who wants to grow in maturity through reading and writing. First, the Word. Second, through older and more mature Christians through the ages. Third, through every truth I encounter.