I was an English major in college, which afforded me the privilege of reading stories for four years. Now I have been in seminary for two years, and have ingested quite a lot of non-fiction material. While this experience has been ground-breaking for me, and while I understand this kind of reading to ultimately serve […]
A Theological Interaction on The Tree of Life and The Gospel of John The Tree of Life is an abstract, reflective film by Terrence Malick whose basic story line follows a boy (Jack) throughout his growing up years, dealing with a mother who exemplifies grace, and a father who exemplifies nature. As an older man working […]
After finishing my first year at Regent College for my M.Div., I spent April, May and June working on the first draft of my book. Then at the end of June, a long awaited adventure began: Summer Greek. A year of Biblical Greek crammed into your system in just seven weeks. And next week is […]
Biola University‘s Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts was kind enough to have me write a devotional for their incredible series on Lent. Honestly, this was one of the hardest things I’ve ever written. Weeks went by where the passage stumped me and just left me breathless. Everything I wrote was merely air in comparison […]
We fear the funniest things sometimes. But we also face legitimate fears that haunt us, trap us, and hold us captive. Can you remember the last time a fear held you in its grip? For me, it was last week. I was facing some tasks I greatly feared and dreaded. I didn’t want to struggle […]
I have a hard time receiving gifts without feeling like I owe the person back. I’ve gotten better over the years, but every once in awhile when people offer to pay for my coffee or the dinner we just had, I still feel as though the scale is imbalanced, and so I have this desire […]
“Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:3-4 What does the humility of a child look like? Do we recognize a relationship between a child’s humility and […]
I’ve been reading through The Story this Fall. Here’s what I saw this morning from Moses’ life. On the most ordinary of days, an extraordinary thing happened. Moses was at work, tending to his sheep, when God spoke to him from a burning bush. He called Moses to a great task: to free His people […]
I'm an M.Div. student at Regent College in Vancouver, BC. I’m also the Residential Dean at Carey Hall. My passion as a writer and pastor is to encourage people through merciful teaching. What I love to do is help others grow in their relationship with Jesus and their life of following Him.
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LEARNING HOW TO FOLLOW JESUS IN DAILY LIFE
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