What Is Justification?

Welcome to a post about something I know you all are super giddy about—theology! 🙂 I write today about justification. We’re familiar with the word in a secular context. We say, “What was her justification for that decision?” In that sense, what we mean is “What was her reasoning as to why she thought that … Continue reading What Is Justification?

What to Do If Someone Claims to Be a Christian But Refuses to Repent of Sin

It’s celebrity pastors that make the headlines for no longer believing in Jesus. But the ones who hurt the most are our loved ones—those we’ve discipled and worshipped and served with; maybe even ones still living in the room down the hall. The time we are living in is not a time that has surprised … Continue reading What to Do If Someone Claims to Be a Christian But Refuses to Repent of Sin

What Forgiving Someone Doesn’t Mean

I trust you are seeking the Lord and resting in His unwavering, amazing love and faithfulness today. He remains worthy! There are a few things I'd like to say about forgiveness that won't show up in my sermons in our current series. They're sermon-worthy, but I feel they are better said as a kind of … Continue reading What Forgiving Someone Doesn’t Mean