During the Christmas season, it is really easy to get lost in all the over-commercialization and materialism of the season and miss what Christmas is all about. Because this year has been so difficult I think many of us will feel a greater pull towards that as a means of escape.
Below is a lightly edited transcript of this message. There is a good chance we are all too picky about who are close friends are. Now I know what you may be thinking… “Nick, I am reading your blog, so obviously I am not too… Read More »How Relationships Help In Hard Times
As Peter seeks to encourage these believers, and us, he starts preaching about the beauty of the gospel. He is reminding them and us how amazing our salvation is. Even though everything around us may feel like it is falling apart, our salvation, and by extension us is secure. Charles Spurgeon reminds us that “The inheritance of the saints of God has nothing within it that can make it perish.”
Below is a lightly edited transcript of this message. Have you ever been confronted with something so awful you didn’t even want to think about it? A few years ago my family was in New Mexico for my mom’s wedding. She got married on a… Read More »How To Have Hope In Suffering
In our message series “Blue Collar Gospel” we see four implications of the gospel – the good news of Jesus death, burial, and resurrection. These implications are: First, we see what sin does to us… But then we realize what God did for us… AND… Read More »GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO STRUGGLE WITH GRUMBLING AND COMPLAINING
This is a video I made for my wife on our wedding day.