Saw this on a friend's Facebook wall post: “Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo Da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. This is true, very true. However, I … Continue reading What We Have (and Don’t Have) in Common with Leonardo Da Vinci and His Friends
Meteorologists have a hard time forecasting the weather just days out. However, the Bible makes staggering, even outlandish, detailed forecasts regarding the promised Messiah, Jesus, hundreds, and sometimes thousands of years in advance. If the Old Testament is a forecast of the coming Messiah/Savior/Hero of the church, the New Testament is the fulfillment of that … Continue reading Forecast and Fulfillment
Yesterday I watched a National Geographic documentary on the tombs of Egypt. As archaeologists dug into millennia old burial chambers for relics of that ancient civilization, they used great care as they chiseled, brushed and swept away sandstone debris from their treasures. As I watched, I began thinking of expository preaching. Okay, so I'm a preacher … Continue reading Preaching as Archaeology
Hello Creekstone friends,If you were around on Christmas, I know that you enjoyed the snow as much as my family and I did. I'm sure we'll see more in the weeks to come. But for now, we look toward the new year. This is a time when we have an opportunity to re-calibrate, or re-engineer, … Continue reading Resolutions, New Teaching Series and the Vision Banquet 2011
via ligonier.org WARNING: John Piper is a modern day "prophet" of sorts. Therefore, this message may be hazardous to cultural and religious sensibilities.