The Father of Fathers

As we approach Father’s Day, it is worth stepping back and considering the original father, God the Father, “from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named” (Eph. […]

I Love You Air Conditionally

I still remember the day I learned what “unconditional” meant. My dad said to me frequently, “I love you unconditionally,” and at age seven I finally asked, “What does air conditioning […]

Gratuitous Grace

Unconditional love is a difficult concept around which to wrap one’s mind. Many of us think (whether we admit it or not) there must be some breaking point where God […]

Daughters Are a Gift from God

My wife recently gave birth to our second daughter. My little girls melt my heart constantly. They are beautiful, sweet, and affectionate.  It is a huge honor to have the […]

Offended By Jesus

I was offended by grace last night. My wife was reading the story of Jesus interacting with Zacchaeus from the Jesus Storybook Bible to our 6 month-old daughter. Usually, children’s bibles are filled with simple moralistic truisms, […]