Gospel


“Imagining Jesus” Book Proposal

I want to share with you my journey as I traverse through the literary waters of writing a short story of Christian fiction for children in order to attain representation. Below is my book proposal, including cover letter, marketing analysis, chapter summary outline, and sample chapter, just as it will be read by literary agents and publishers. I would love …Continue reading →

Children’s Book

I’d like to take this time to officially announce that I’m writing a children’s book with my son. We started writing it a few years back. I just finished putting together a query letter, which I’m sending to Kregel Publications. I’m sharing it with you now to get some honest feedback. Please leave a comment if this is a story …Continue reading →

Sacred Garden

Pink peonies and tulips, red poppies and roses, grape hyacinths and hydrangeas, yellow pansies and posies, daffodils, lilies and buttercups color our sacred garden. The diversity of these flowers remind us of our own scope of influence–the community around us that God has called us to love and tend to. The work of uprooting weeds that seek to level our …Continue reading →

Works of Faith

Works of faith, not works and faith, is what pleases God. A sincere faith that produces good works is most beneficial for the preservation of all creation. It’s in our best interest to investigate, refine, and express our faith in order to “redeem our consciousness” (Luther), and preserve our purity for the sake of others. Works and faith would force …Continue reading →

JESUS/”Blink”

It has taken me a long time to truly understand a very simple thing, something the Bible has prescribed all this time, which is to fix our focus on Jesus! Erroneously, but with well intentions, I thought that the more I focused on maturing myself through sanctification the further I left the elementary principles of the gospel behind me. But …Continue reading →

Liberation Theology

If you have ever heard the term “liberation theology” in conversation but were too embarrassed to ask what it meant or maybe you are already acquainted with the term but you would like a relatively terse description of it, then look no further. In this 10 page paper, you will learn the methodology of one of the movement’s favorite sons, …Continue reading →

Tatooed-Flesh

God accepted a self-initiated invitation to embody His own creation. They proclaim One called the Christ, neither legend nor hero, but God enfleshed. He lived among us, so they say, doing nothing more or less than exemplifying love in time and space; all-the-while, foreknowing an imminent terrestrial disgrace. But why would Omniscience do such a thing? Rumor has it, oracles …Continue reading →

What is the Gospel?

So what exactly is the Gospel? To answer this question let’s start with what it’s not. The Gospel is not simply a message of hope for humanity by becoming better humans (although being virtuous and doing virtuous things are by-products of receiving the Gospel). The best we can muster on our best day is an exercise in futility compared to …Continue reading →

Strength and Courage at Starbucks

I was at Starbucks the other day having a Bible study, as well as watching a DVD on The Life and Theology of Jonathan Edwards, when I saw two girls sitting directly across from me. I could tell something was amiss. One girl acted ‘high’ (numb and lethargic), and the other girl seemed to be the discombobulated girl’s keeper. I felt …Continue reading →

Why It’s Good for Believers to Share the Gospel

As born again Christians we are (newly) created to share the Gospel, thus we’re fulfilling our new nature whenever we evangelize. God does not only command us to preach God’s love via Jesus’ atonement in order to save those who haven’t yet put their trust in His Son; He also commands it because it’s good for our soul. An essential …Continue reading →

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