Toward a More Meditative Life
“We do not live in a time that encourages quietness and meditation. As Thomas Friedman, columnist for the The New York Times, said, “We have gone from the Iron Age to the Industrial Age to the Information Age to the Age of Interruption.” Indeed, we live with the constant interruptions of beeps, blinks, and buzzes. They tell us now the average American spends more than half their days in front of a screen. We are not just interrupted; we are self-interrupted.”

May His Cancer Heal Millions: The Grandeur and Grief in Losing Tyler
Tyler Trent’s pastor reflects on his life and death.

Urban Meyer, Oswald Sanders, and the Pain Leadership Can Bring Your Family
“I’m done. I want him to be done.” I have heard this statement and similar statement from the spouses of leaders for years. I don’t know Urban and Shelly Meyer but I understand the pain of leadership, and know that impacts more than the leader.”

Systematic Theology Review
“Below you’ll find my brief evaluation of several systematic theologies, with the reading level noted for each (Beginner, Medium, Hard). I’ll start with my three favorites and then move on to the others in a few different categories.”

Reflecting on Social Media: Some Tips to Navigate this Medium
“Social media has changed, and we must change with it, especially if we are seeing that it has any negative implications in our lives.”

Life and Ministry with Conrad Mbewe (New Podcast Episode)
In this episode, special guest Conrad Mbewe, pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia discusses his conversion, calling, formative influences, and ministry with Brian and Jim.  Conrad Mbewe has been referred to as “The African Spurgeon” because of his powerful preaching and zeal to raise up and train others throughout Africa for pastoral ministry.

Kindle Books

Why Trust the Bible?  by Greg Gilbert $2.99.

Disciplines of a Godly Young Man by R. Kent Hughes $2.99.

Chasing Contentment: Trusting God in a Discontented Age  by Erik Raymond $3.99.