Tag Archives: Christ

Our Union with Christ as the Source of Gospel Joy

This past weekend, I finished reading an advanced proof of The Hole in Our Holiness by Kevin DeYoung. As only top notch books can do, I was simultaneously blessed, convicted, and encouraged. In the penultimate chapter, DeYoung makes the point that if “holiness is being like Christ . . . [and] being like Christ is possible only for those who […]

Farther Along

Besides setting a wonderful running pace, the music and lyrics of Josh Garrels are rich with the eschatological hope that believers share in Christ. Take a look at the last verse of “Farther Along” off his album Love & War & The Sea In Between: Still I get hard pressed on every side Between the rock and a compromise […]

Why Do Leaves Wilt?

The lack of rain this summer has lead me to wonder, why did God create plants to wilt? Clearly, the scientific explanation is that they don’t have enough water, but my question is one “meta” level higher. Surely, when God was creating the universe he could have created any number of scientific explanations for why plants wilt.Why […]

10 Reasons to Read “Date Your Wife”

While reading pre-release books is a nice perk of working in publishing, my job doesn’t require a full read through, so I often only have time to do a quick scan before moving onto the next project. This means that when they are finally released, it’s fun to sift through the books I’ve scanned and […]

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