Philemon: Four lessons from a runaway slave.

September 25, 2015. Note: I am switching today and Sunday’s reading because of time constraints. I appreciate your understanding. _______________________________________________________________________ Daily Reading: Philemon. Background:¬†Philemon is a letter by the apostle Paul written to a man named Philemon¬†who seems to have been a leader in the church at Colossi, having a church that met in his…

Ephesians Part 2: Mature Unity.

April 29, 2014. If you have been following along the past few days, we are in the middle of a discussion of the book of Ephesians. Paul is writing to the church of Ephesus that is made up of both Jewish and Gentile Christians, a mixture that would seem to be causing a bit of…

Ephesians overview.

April 27, 2014. I have decided to do a overview and study of Paul’s epistle to the Ephesians for the next few posts because I have not spent all that much time in the book recently and I would like to refresh and show the over arching themes of the letter, as well as some…

Timothy: the example from youth.

January 17, 2014. I am very excited to get the opportunity to go to Florida today to participate in the “Family Vacation Retreat: We Are Young” conference that is being held in Panama City this weekend. This event is geared towards college students as a means to retreat in the winter from all the busyness…