Raising Empty Hands of Faith

These quotes comparing justification and sanctification are from one of my favorite books, True Spirituality, by Francis Schaeffer.  "In justification, the basis is the finished work of Jesus Christ; in sanctification, it [also] is the finished work of Christ. In justification, we must see, acknowledge, and act upon the fact that we cannot save ourselves. … Continue reading Raising Empty Hands of Faith

Sixteen for Sixteen: A Message to My Son on His 16th B’day

Schaeffer, you turned sixteen today. So, after we played a couple games of ping pong this morning, I sat down to think of sixteen things that I want to impart into your life during this special year year. Make God's grace in Jesus the defining truth of your life. Consciously abide in Jesus as your … Continue reading Sixteen for Sixteen: A Message to My Son on His 16th B’day

Eagles Win Big Game Over King’s Ridge

Tonight the DCA Eagles, Schaeffer's middle school football team, defeated the previously number one team in the league, the King's Ridge Tigers, 12-6. The Eagles only had 15 players dressed out, and were missing thier leading rusher due to a collar bone fracture. The Tigers played with over 30 players and had a considerable physical … Continue reading Eagles Win Big Game Over King’s Ridge