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Graduation Blessing for a Firstborn Son

(Presented here with the permission and blessing of my son.) Son, you have given us so many firsts. The first...

Work as Vapor, Sermon, Sermon, Russ Ramsey, 02-18-18

Before I say a word, I want to put before you a ministry founded by Christ Pres, which has everything...

Pray Without Ceasing: Sermon from 12-31-17

Pray Without Ceasing: Sermon from 12-31-17

1 THESSALONIANS 5:16-18 (ESV) Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of...

Monster in the Dark – A Chapter about Depression

[The following essay is chapter 9 in my book, Struck: One Christian’s Reflections on Encountering Death, InterVarsity Press, 2017. This...

Message in a Bottle – Living by Scripture Alone

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to preach at my home church, Christ Presbyterian Church in Nashville Tennessee, on...

Your Father in Heaven is Good – Sermon Video

On June 18, 2017 I preached at my home church, Christ Presbyterian Church. It was Father’s Day, and providentially, our...

Tomorrow I will See My Heart on a Screen

Tomorrow I will see my own heart on a screen—a color echocardiogram. It was four years ago this week when...

Writers, Words, and Readers

A writer’s words are his or her work. With the exception of contracted copy writing for an organization’s use, the...

The Conflict I Feel Promoting My Easter Book

This time of year I try to make people aware of a book I wrote about the Easter story. I...

Those Kids Still Have No Idea

Last week, the internet nearly caved in on itself when a happy toddler in white glasses and a yellow sweater...

A Struck Easter Egg

One of the people who wrote an endorsement for Struck is my dear friend (and wonderful author), Jonathan Rogers. He...

Songs from Struck

I started writing songs when I was in High School. Over the years, life, calling, and family have redirected my creative...

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