In Defense of Old Testament Law

With all the excitement over the SCOTUS decision over same-sex marriage, there has been a renewed push for an old view of the Old Testament law, one that says we are no longer bound by Old Testament law and it is therefore irrelevant in the context of Christ. Sure, it’s convenient to take this position…

Mom's Night Out: Review from a Pastor's Wife

Originally posted on Jesusfreak Mommy:
So, the other night, my hubby and I FINALLY watched Mom’s Night Out.  I’ve been wanting to see the movie since its release, but never had the opportunity to go. I thoroughly enjoyed the laughter found in a rare, truly family friendly comedy. The chemistry between the cast was phenomenal.…

The Three Pastors a Sick Church Needs

There has been a lot of recent research into the decline of churches and there are many churches who are in positions where they are struggling to keep their doors open. These churches are simultaneously looking for the right pastor to swoop in and make everything better but they are still not willing to let…

What Pastors Fear Most

Last spring, I preached from the passage below. It was a very vulnerable sermon to preach, because it struck too close to my heart. As I uploaded the video to YouTube today, I decided that some of what I said should be shared with others. So this post is for pastors…that you might have encouragement…

The Lego Movie: One of the most anti-Christian movies ever

This is a really difficult review for me to write. First let me say that I actually enjoyed the Lego Movie. My kids thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s imaginative, high-energy, and exciting. I was also very impressed that the movie was created with actual Legos using stop-still animation. (UPDATE: I now know that it was computer…

Movie review: Eat, Pray, Love

I don’t do movie reviews very often, but when a movie either particularly shines or stinks I feel compelled to voice my opinion. Eat, Pray, Love is one such movie. And though when it came out in 2010 it received all kinds of rave reviews, it is my opinion that it falls into the stink category. Maybe…

Life on other planets?

On August 6, 2012 the NASA rover “Curiosity” landed on Mars. It’s two year mission is to gather enough data to do two things. 1) To discover if life could have ever existed on Mars, via the verification of water on the surface. 2) Gather enough data to lay the ground work for an actual…