Bragging That You Drink Alcohol is a Sin.

The title is intentional for several reasons. One, I wanted it to catch attention. And, two, if you read nothing else I say here, the title is all you need to read. I haven't written for many months, but I try very hard not to blog reactionarily. I assure you I have labored over this. … Continue reading Bragging That You Drink Alcohol is a Sin.

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Idols You Take with You to Church- Part 2: Your Children

As I sit here and hand "puffs" to my seven-month-old princess, I'm reminded of another wonderful thing that battles for the worship of our hearts, our kids. In my previous post, I suggested there may be a few things that we take straight through our church door, that are actually the objects of our hearts' true worship. … Continue reading Idols You Take with You to Church- Part 2: Your Children

4 Idols Believers Take to Church- Idol Number 1: Worship Music

You're on time this week. You didn't fight with your family as you grabbed bagels, to-go coffee, and sped off to church. If you can make, you might just beat the Jensons, or whoever your pew nemesis is. It's the perfect pew really. You know everyone around you, thus,  you don't have to talk to … Continue reading 4 Idols Believers Take to Church- Idol Number 1: Worship Music

What Beauty and the Beast Reminded Me About Christianity

Yes, I'm disappointed there are homosexual implications in Disney's upcoming release of this classic. No, I do not turn a blind eye to the sin that culture subtly and occasionally not-so-subtly attempts to normalize. Here's the deal, though, I'm here to talk about Christians and our sin, not culture and its sin. Throughout the uproar … Continue reading What Beauty and the Beast Reminded Me About Christianity

Pastor-To-Parent: I’ve Got the World on A Screen- Some Biblical Perspectives Regarding Technology and Social Media

As I mentioned yesterday, I will be posting a simplified version of my sermon notes, hoping it will help our GBC parents, or parents in general, maintain practical Bible dialogue with their kids. By way of introduction, our recent Wednesday night time has centered around common issues teens of today encounter. We have been in … Continue reading Pastor-To-Parent: I’ve Got the World on A Screen- Some Biblical Perspectives Regarding Technology and Social Media

Back from a Break- From Pastor to Parent Kickoff

Hello, friends! I'm pleased to announce that stewardofthetruth.com is back from a brief sabbatical. Like most pastors, I map out my preaching and teaching agenda at the beginning of the year. It's not by any means carved in stone, it changes often, but it's a start. As I've been thinking ahead for my preaching ministry, … Continue reading Back from a Break- From Pastor to Parent Kickoff

Why CEO Christians Confuse Me- Some Considerations for Christmas and Easter Only Christians

CEO Christian- One who shows special devotion to church, twice a year. You can count on these people to show up on inherently religious holidays. I mean, it's not like there's an inherently religious day that comes around once a week or after all, so those two days a year are really exciting. If you're … Continue reading Why CEO Christians Confuse Me- Some Considerations for Christmas and Easter Only Christians