“Give Us a king”

“Give Us a king”

Russell Moore has been doing a lot of writing lately about the dangers posed to the church by an excessive desire to obtain, exercise, and protect power. He has argued, in ways both subtle and overt, that too many evangelical Protestants (and conservative Roman...
Trusting God in the Silence

Trusting God in the Silence

Since the beginning of the year, my church and I have been reflecting upon what it means to really know God. We have been using Exodus 33:18-20 and 34:6-7 as our guide, and we have found that God’s goodness is an underappreciated yet indispensable aspect of who God...
The Ministry of Telling the Truth

The Ministry of Telling the Truth

The thoughts expressed in the following article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the consensus of opinion of B. H. Carroll Theological Institute’s faculty, staff, and board of governors. They are offered in the interest of stimulating...
Follow Your Heart? A Quiet Rebuttal

Follow Your Heart? A Quiet Rebuttal

There’s a saying that’s getting a lot of airtime these days. It comes in different packages like make your own path, speak your truth, or you be you. No matter the words, it boils down to a saccharine-sweet phrase which has been around for a very long...
Focusing on discipline

Focusing on discipline

When I last wrote, I asked us to consider what it would look like to focus on Jesus in the coming year. Turning my attention to Hebrews 12:1-2, however, often forces me to consider again the rest of that wonderful and challenging chapter. As the chapter unfolds, the...