Five Years Together Today
Happy fifth anniversary Molly and Abraham!
You have brought great joy in to our lives. We pray that the next five years will be full of faith and fruitful fellowship with Jesus, and each other.
Count on our support.
Why I Pray for the Economy
I pray for the economy at all times, not just times of crisis, because as Christians we are to wish for and seek the welfare of others. There are few things that have more impact on the welfare of large…Continue Reading
DG Crosses the Bridge
Several of us from DG were in one of the first cars to cross the new 35W bridge this morning. And all it took was getting up at 4 AM and then waiting for a little while.
At first when…Continue Reading
The Opening of the I-35W Bridge
A Tribute to Flatiron Constructors and Their Maker
Today in Minneapolis the I-35W Bridge opened at 5 AM, one year and 48 days since it collapsed into the Mississippi River at rush hour (6:05 PM) on August 1, 2007. There…Continue Reading
In Honor of Tethered Preaching
The Bible tethers us to reality. We are not free to think and speak whatever might enter our minds or what might be pleasing to any given audience—except God.
By personal calling and Scripture, I am bound to the word…Continue Reading
All God's "Musts" Require Trust
The Birmingham Church Bombing
Today, 45 years ago, four little black girls were killed in the Birmingham church bombing.
Those were the days when black people could buy things at the stores, but they couldn’t use the restrooms, or sit at the lunch counters,…Continue Reading
The Great Commission in Reverse?
Taken from the August/September Ministry Opportunities booklet from Bethlehem Baptist Church, here is a taste of what globalization means for us:
In 2002, the Brookings Institute named the Twin Cities one of the top 10 “Gateway Cities” for new immigrants…
Why a New Sermon Series on the Gospel of John?
God willing, this Fall I will begin a new extended series of sermons on the Gospel of John. When Jon Bloom, the Executive Director of Desiring God, heard this, he wrote me a note. He was both thrilled and curious:… Continue Reading