The Benefit of Storing God’s Word in Your Heart

“I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.” (Psalms‬ ‭119:11‬ ‭ESV‬‬) In Don Whitney's famous book Spiritual Disciplines, he gives Scripture memorization as one of the key disciplines for the Christian life. But why is that? Why is memorizing the Bible such a necessary and beneficial part [...]

Does it Matter Which Bible Translation You Use?

In the evangelical world, there are countless Bible translations to choose from. Some people--mostly skeptics--criticize that. To me, it's mostly good. The amount of Bible translations we have helps in regards to understanding what we’re reading. However, with the amount of Bible translations comes the fine line between choosing a Bible translation that we can [...]

The Gospel is Offensive, but You Shouldn’t Be

The world in which we live today is full of people who are easily offended. From "safe spaces" at universities to unconstitutional attempts to tear down free speech because of what is being said, the world wants us to know something: they’re offended. I get why they're offended because I know the message we preach—the [...]