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How to Handle the NFL Protests

Since there aren’t enough opinions out there regarding the national anthem protests in the NFL (ūüė¨), I thought I would give mine as well. Actually, this post is…

The Problem with Christian Music

Leading worship is an honor. ¬†Leading worship beside the incredible people that I get to lead beside is even a greater honor. One of the things I have…

Babylonian Worldview

The Apostle Paul clearly warned believers when he wrote, ‚ÄúSee to it that no one takes you through hollow and deceptive philosophy, according to human tradition, according to…

This Is Santa’s Big Scene

It was an honest mistake. ¬†When the singer forgot the line to the song, it wasn’t that big of a deal, but when the vocals came back strong,…

Closed Curtain and Clear Conscience

If you haven’t heard, there’s a presidential election coming up. ¬†In case you were wondering,¬†not every American is thrilled concerning the slate of candidates. ¬†Whether your beef is…

Where Racism Leads

I am overwhelmed this morning. ¬†This week has been horrifically dividing for race in our country. ¬†2 more black men have been killed by 2 white police officers….

Country & God

Around this time of year, you often see people talk about celebrating “God & Country.” ¬†It is meant to celebrate one’s devotion to God and one’s gratitude towards…

Role Reversal

We live in a time when parents are using coloring books and children are using day planners. If you don’t get the weight of that statement, let me…

How Do I Recognize Abuse? [Ministry Mandated Reporting]

Due to having to deal with abusive¬†situations in my years as a pastor, I learned a lot by asking questions of friends who deal with such issues in…

What Is Abuse? [Ministry Mandated Reporting]

I learned a lot in seminary, but there are some things they don’t train you for in seminary. One of those issues is concerning how pastors are to…

Why We Chose Homeschooling (And Why You Shouldn’t)

The Agnews have been homeschooling for the last three¬†years, and I really haven’t talked about it much. ¬†Besides¬†the video below that I made on the boys’ first day…

When Hatred Casts the Ballot

I don’t like to blog about too many political issues, so this post will be brief and clear. ¬†After Super Tuesday’s unsurprising results, I want to share just…

Planned Parenthood and the Backward Ethics of America

In a strange turn of events today, a grand jury indicted two people who pretended to want to purchase aborted fetal body parts rather than the organization that¬†was…

Under Our Skin: A Conversation About Race

The Gospel Coalition, Benjamin Watson, and Darrin Patrick joined together on the one-year anniversary of the Ferguson, Missouri court case decision for an honest conversation about racial tension…

Exposing the Serpent Seed Doctrine

Weeks ago, I received a Facebook friend request and a message from a guy in a town about an hour away from me. ¬†His message read: I tried…

What’s a Church Supposed to Do With Halloween?

It’s that time of year again. ¬†The leaves are falling, the temperature is dropping, and flannel abounds everywhere you turn. ¬†While there are many favorite events and experiences…

Implications of the Ashley Madison Hack

Our family was in Charleston when I first read the news about the Ashley Madison hack.  When our clan was stuffed together in a hotel room and I…

No, Mr. President

The video above is from a John Piper sermon delivered in 2009. ¬†In light of the news today, it has been a serious reminder for me to: Speak…