Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why the Lord’s Supper?

As we prepare to participate in the Lord’s Supper this Sunday at Immanuel I thought it timely to ask, Why the Lord’s Supper? D.A. Carson, commenting on Luke 22:7-20, answers by explaining both the commemorative and anticipatory nature of the rite: Someone has said that … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Graves at Arlington

Our freedoms as Americans come at a great cost. Immeasurably grateful for the brave men and women who have served our country and paid the ultimate price. [image credit]

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An Open Letter to Young, “Post-Partisan” Evangelicals

The author of the letter, David French, opens by acknowledging how many young evangelicals view him: “I’m the guy you’re trying not to be — the guy you think is destroying our Christian witness. Heck, I’m the guy that even I used … Continue reading

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Our Disastrous Rightness

Ray Ortlund reminds me why I’m glad I serve at a church that loves the Bible. *** “In those days there was no king in Israel.  Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.” Judges 21:25 The book of Judges … Continue reading

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Introducing Team Julia

[The following post is from my wife Julia. So grateful for her!] *** I am thrilled to introduce to you Team Julia – a 501(c)(3) public charity on a mission to eradicate breast cancer and bring financial assistance to families … Continue reading

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Against Church Shopping

Our consumer-oriented culture has trained us to think choosing a church is like picking a cell phone plan: find the one that meets all my needs while offering me the best “deal.” But choosing a church is not like picking … Continue reading

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Josh Hamilton and the Glory of Being Second

Four homeruns in a major league game is great. Christ is greater still. Here’s a great interview by PTI’s Tony Kornhieser and Michael Wilbon talking to Hamilton about his four homerun outburst. Listen for Hamilton’s clear Christian testimony. Solid. [HT: … Continue reading

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