Loving God

As soon as the snow falls, I’m ready for Christmas. October 31st, 2019, it was snowing in Kalamazoo, and I was singing along to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas is You” at full blast on the way to a Halloween party. It was a good time. Today, I’m sitting in a Starbucks, sipping […]

5×5: 5 Tips to Memorize a Verse (A Guest Post By Zachary Pierpont)

This is a guest post by my friend and cousin, Zachary Pierpont, who blogs over at zacharypierpont.wordpress.com, where this article was originally posted. You’ve probably considered memorizing before, and maybe you’ve tried, many times you’ve probably given up either because you lost patience, or you weren’t interested in what you were memorizing. Maybe you wish […]

Hearing and Reading the Word of God (The Spiritual Disciplines-Part 1)

The Bible is a powerful book. It converts those of every religion to a relationship with the true God, and it is the most important book for every Christian. Yet, often we Christians ignore it or devalue it. That’s a big mistake. Today we will be looking at two spiritual disciplines. Both of them surround the […]

Spiritual Disciplines Series

Coming up on this blog: a series of how-to on each of the Spiritual Disciplines, laid out in Don Whitney’s (very good) book, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life.   The Spiritual Disciplines are not legalistic or boring. If practiced to somehow be more spiritual or have a spiritual prowess over others, then that would be legalistic. If practiced to […]

Guest Post: Bible Reading Part One, Getting Started by Zach Pierpont

This is a guest post written by my cousin and friend, Zachary Pierpont. You can find him on Twitter (@ZachPierpont) and you can visit his blog, https://zacharypierpont.wordpress.com I will be writing a two part series on bible reading.  The first post (this one) includes tips for getting started. In the second part I hope to include tips […]