“I Could Never Foster, I Would Get Too Attached…”

The exact thing that you think disqualifies you from fostering, actually makes you a perfect candidate! As you can imagine, the state is really not interested in approving sociopaths who can’t form deep attachments to children. I always feel deeply for current foster parents when they hear these statements. Many of them have been serving…

Adoption and the Gospel

Have you ever poured your heart and soul out into a relationship and had it gone unappreciated? Or have you ever worked diligently to love someone well only to have them flat out reject you? Maybe that person even went a step further and betrayed you. Betrayal feels like someone has taken your heart and…

A Review of the Social Justice Statement

  Last week, a statement on social justice and the gospel was released by prominent Christian Leaders including John Macarthur, Voddie Baucham, and Phil Johnson. The statement holds standard biblical truths such as the unique roles of men and women, and heterosexual marriage. I like what it has to say about justice, salvation, Heresy, and…

A postmodern rant

You have to replace the gospel with something. Idol worship, self-worship, humanity worship, ideology worship, feelings worship…you name it. You are going to worship something. Now, let me go ahead and make the bold claim. There is only one right kind of worship: the worship of God. Where do I get this from? The Bible….

Yeah, but why would I submit?

I just want you to pause and think for a minute about how much you love control. Think about how anxious you are when you don’t have control over certain situations in your life. Have you ever been frustrated with someone you love because they didn’t do what you asked? Or you couldn’t control their circumstances…

Don’t Bow Down to Political Parties

I live in the mountains of North Georgia. The only way to get to my apartment is traversing many back roads, filled with fields of cows and abandoned farm houses. Astonishingly enough, even there, you will find Trump/Pence signs posted in front yards. The same was true when my parents and I made a road…