[Video] Jesus Didn’t Pay for Your Sins

Why is it that the biblical authors use language regarding the atonement differently than most use today? Out of all the phrases in the New Testament that refer to Jesus’ sacrificial death, most people choose to use a phrase that isn’t there. Why is that? I talk about that in this video. For more on…

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October Newsletter 2019

Breaching the Stronghold On a typical day of evangelism, I hit the streets to preach and chat with those who approach me. Most often my day looks like this: I set up, I start preaching, people stop to chat. Sometimes I’ll preach for a stretch of 20-30 mins. Other times, I’ll barely get started before…

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[Video] What Does it Mean to be Dead in Trespasses and Sins?

It’s likely that you have heard some wrong teaching about Ephesians 2:1. In this video, I talk about what Paul meant by ‘Dead in Trespasses and Sins.” I’ve written a blog on this subject and now I have a similar teaching in video form. To read my blog, click here.

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What Does it Mean to be Dead in Trespasses and Sins?

And you He made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins. – Ephesians 2:1 One of my favorite sections of scripture is found in the first half of Ephesians chapter two. It beautifully explains the grace of God that was so freely given to us in Christ. After so vividly explaining the great hopelessness…

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September Newsletter 2019

‘A debtor to both the Greek and the Barbarian.’ In Romans chapter one, Paul explained that he was a ‘debtor both to the Greeks and to barbarians…’ This was a significant thing for Paul to say, both for that time and for the present time. In Paul’s day, the Greeks were the educated and sophisticated…

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Why You Shouldn’t Love Yourself.

But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: For men will be lovers of themselves… – 2 Tim 3:2 I often hear people, even in Christian circles, talk about the need to love oneself more. But this is not a good or biblical idea. I’ll explain why.  First of all, there…

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Why we have mass shootings and what we can do about it.

I remember in 1999, when I first heard about the shooting at Columbine High School, how shocked the world was that such a massacre could happen. Of course, there have been things like it in the past, but it seems like Columbine was the event that set off a stream of similar shootings that have…

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