Being in Kentucky has been a great experience overall. For one thing, I have been able to witness a much more dramatic unfolding of the seasons! I have seen the green leaves transform into an assortment of colors that even Crayola must envy, I have seen icicles formed on the sides of cliffs turn into … Continue reading Weekly Word
How many likes did you get on your last post? How many people complemented your last work? How many followers/friends do you have? What is your net worth? Are you more or less interesting than others? Our culture is obsessed with meaning, with value, and with worth. We want to know that what we are … Continue reading Valued
This week, I'd like to highlight one of my current textbooks. I'm in a personal evangelism class and I'm getting to re-read this short book. I am incredibly thankful for Pastor Greg for his clear writing and his ability to help readers understand what is and what is not the gospel. He highlights several ways … Continue reading Weekly Word
"Your eyes saw my unformed substance; in your book were written, every one of them, the days that were formed for me, when as yet there was none of them." Psalm 139:16 My siblings-in-law just had their first baby! The baby's name is Isaiah and he was born the day we arrived in Florida for … Continue reading Unformed
One of my favorite books to read, one I discussed fairly recently, is Pilgrim's Progress. I am not the only person who has held such affinity for Bunyan's work; another man — by the name of Charles Spurgeon — said he read the book over a hundred times. Spurgeon, famously known as the "prince of … Continue reading Weekly Word
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I am currently enrolled as a student at a theological seminary. Theology is what I study, but it is also the lens through which I interpret everything going on around me. You too have theological lenses, here are a few things to inform you and encourage you in...
Dr. Moore argues for gospel centrality in today's families. "For those of us in Christ...storms should be no surprise. They need not panic us, nor need they destroy us." (Page 3 of The Storm-Tossed Family) Winning the 2018 award for Book of the Year, Dr. Russell Moore has helped readers look into their family situation with … Continue reading Weekly Word
"What is Calvinism?" I asked earnestly, and nervously, after gathering a large amount of courage to enter into uncharted theological waters with my pastor and several church staff members. I was at a youth event at Dave & Busters. While my friends were running around racing cars, spending tokens, and earning tickets, my 15 year-old … Continue reading Sovereign
It's the 2nd day of Advent! What are you reading?? 'Tis the season for Dickens' classics, yuletide carols, Christmas novels, and advent devotionals. Amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I encourage you to take a few minutes out of each day and read from this week's recommended book; whether it is just you, … Continue reading Weekly Word
"(To) have in or be able to bring to one's mind an awareness of (someone or something that one has seen, known, or experienced in the past)." -Dictionary Recuérdame is "Remember me" in Spanish. The animated character, Miguel, sings this song in the Disney/Pixar movie, Coco. In the movie, if you have forgotten to put … Continue reading Remember
Welcome to a new portion of Called To Words! This section will be for book reviews, articles, other blogs I read, etc. I want this to be informative and helpful, which I would love your help with! Please feel free to submit your own opinions on books, send and suggest books and articles for me … Continue reading Weekly Word
Three “Omni” attributes of God. (Omni is a prefix, simply meaning “all” or, “Of all things, in all ways and places.”) As a human, a characteristic I assume is shared by all of those reading this post, I am well acquainted with finitude. “Nothing lasts forever” or “all good things come to an end” are … Continue reading OMNI
Life, Death, Power, Weakness, Hope, Discouragement, Victory, Defeat, Love, and Hate. Words are powerful tools, placed in bold, italicized, or underlined; read, typed, written, highlighted, spoken, shared, shredded, misquoted, mistaken, misheard, enjoyed, examined, extracted; they govern our thoughts, they dictate our actions, express our desires, relate to others, govern our beliefs, illuminate our imaginations, and puzzle our preconceptions. Our … Continue reading Words… An Introduction