What Makes Dad Special
All around the world, dads are special today. Father’s Day is the third Sunday of June in the United States and more than 80 nations. It is fitting that we not only annually honor moms on Mother’s Day, but our…Continue Reading
Laboring in the Hills of Tennessee (Ask Pastor John)
Women in the Workforce
Is it possible for a woman to exercise leadership in the workplace while still retaining her femininity?
In this video, Mary Kassian talks about a misconception among some Christians that holds that women shouldn’t do anything or have any interests…Continue Reading
God Will Never, Ever Break His Promise
How might Isaac have explained to his young sons, Jacob and Esau, why God had commanded his father, Abraham, to offer him as a burnt offering (Genesis 22)?
Eight year-old Esau sat on his bed-mat firing imaginary arrows in the…Continue Reading
The Gospel Cure for a Child’s Heart (and Our Own)
Lying in his bed, with tears running down his face, my son tried to calm down after an emotional outburst. I came into the room to talk to him about it. Snuggling up next to him, we discussed what had…Continue Reading
Dying Well: One Woman’s Extraordinary Story
Margaret Magdalen Jasper (1752–1789) doesn’t have a Wikipedia page. Google her name and you’ll find almost nothing about her life. What she looked like is a mystery. She wasn’t famous in her day, and she’s still not famous in our…Continue Reading
One Million Plays Later (Ask Pastor John)
Since launching the Ask Pastor John podcast in mid-January, we have released 112 episodes. And last weekend the podcast surpassed one million plays, which is a great time to hit pause and thank everyone who has been listening to the…Continue Reading
Feeling Unappreciated at Work?
There are few things more difficult than giving our best labors daily in an environment where we feel unappreciated. You know the feeling, and it’s not a good one. No matter how good our work environment might be, from time…Continue Reading