Category: Blog

Give Yourself Away

It was a great day back at Southbrook Church.  Pastor Rob Singleton preached the fifth part of a six-part series called, “One Month to Live” and gave a strong challenge to live a life of no regrets.  Next week, Clayton King will finish up the series followed by baptisms in Southbrook’s outdoor baptismal pool.  …
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Epic

I recently finished Epic by John Eldridge. It’s definitely classic-Eldridge. If you’ve read anything else by him, you know how he writes. A bit too touchy-feely for me, though he’s certainly a creative writer and crafts a story very well. Though it only takes about an hour to read, he said in 120 pages what…
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Living Stones

Tonight we finished up a 3-night meeting at Living Stones Ministries in Clifton Forge, VA. It was a great week. My Dad brought the Word every night, and he definitely “preached the paint off the walls” as they say in preacher-talk. Leading worship for this group was every worship leader’s dream. There was absolutely no…
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For Those With No Back Story

It was a great day back at Parkwood Baptist Church in Gastonia, NC. Pastor Brian Lowe, the youth pastor, brought a very powerful message from Acts 17 about sharing Christ within the culture He has placed us. He pointed out some interesting things about how Paul contextualized the Gospel. When he would preach to Jews…
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How Tragedy Brings Glory to God

Yesterday marked the 1-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech tragedy. Having grown up thirty minutes from Blacksburg, VA it hit close to home for me last year. One of my friends, Matthew Church, was supposed to be in the class where Cho opened fire, but he slept through his alarm and missed class. Continue to…
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