Faith, Part Two

This is the second part of a discussion on faith. Yesterday, I discussed how we can come to a firm faith in the Lord Jesus Christ – by spending time in the Word of God. Yes, I believe it is that simple: John wrote his Gospel in order to build faith that Jesus is the […]

Faith, Part One

I’m continuing to give thanks to God for His bountiful blessings. Today, I begin a two-part series thanking God for the blessing of faith. Today, I discuss how faith is a gift of God (please, please, please, read this entire blog post before writing me up in some bulletin article somewhere for teaching Calvinism – […]


“Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood” (Acts 20:28). “The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Therefore an overseer […]


I know that November has come and gone, and that I’m only writing thanksgiving for day #22. In my defense, I’ve never been good at math (Joe Tate would be happy to tell you that). Unfortunately, I must admit that I’ve never been good at thanksgiving and that desperately needs to change. I’m going to […]


On October 18, 2001, my life changed forever when my younger son, Wilson Cromwell, was born. Just over a month earlier, Tammy and I watched terrorists crash planes into buildings and forever alter our nation’s psyche. Less than two weeks before Wil was born, the Alum Creek church threw us a “surprise” baby shower (people […]