Holey Moley the Rolly Polly & Josiah the Gentle Giant

OLEY Moley was a rolly polly. Josiah the Gentle Giant loved to play with him. But some times, the Gentle Giant would squeeze the rolly pollies just a little too much. And they would squish.¬† The following video is a reading of the story I made for Josiah’s birthday in 2013. Here’s a digital flip book version if you want to read it online. Thanks for letting me share!

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The Night the Wild Things Came Out to Play

HE Night the Wild Things Came Out to Play is of course inspired byMaurice Sendak’s classic children’s story “Where the Wild Things Are.” The following video is a reading of the story I made for our twins retelling how April and I used to go to their room, sometimes even wake them up, and have epic stuffed animal fights. Thanks for letting me share!

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The Friend Who Forgives

ETER spoke his mind a lot. Sometimes that was a good thing. If you’re anything like me, you find a lot of common ground with the disciple Peter. He needed to be forgiven a lot. And Jesus forgave him again, and again, and again. The following video is from a book reading event I did for Grace Baptist Church in Cedarville, Ohio.

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Soul Care (Sermon from Psalm 103)

AVID liked to talk to himself. A lot. In fact, in Psalm 103, King David talks to himself most of the chapter. The following video is a sermon I preached for the Cedarville University live stream. I hope it’s an encouragement to you to remember all of the Lord’s benefits.
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We’re Stuck in a House (Kid Story Contest)

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E’RE stuck in a house. Maybe you are too? That’s a couple lines for a short children’s story I wrote tonight that made me think of an idea. I love to publish short kids’ books for my own kids. I self- publish them through a company called Blurb. But with this story, I want to use your kids’ art!

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Life in the Wild Lecture

HAT do you think the world would look like if the third chapter of Genesis were true? As a Christian, I of course believe it is true. But even if you aren’t a Christian, you might be surprised to see how the description of the fallen world fits with our experience of living in the world. Here’s my lecture on Genesis 3 for my theology students at Cedarville University.
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Is Christianity True?

HRISTIANITY, if false, is of no importance,” C.S. Lewis wrote, “and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” Lewis’s point was simple, Christianity was like any other worldview. It was either true or false. There was no middle ground. In the following talk I give my response to the question, “Is Christianity True?”

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Is Christianity Rational?

ON’T Check Your Brains at the Door was the first apologetic book I remember reading after my teenage conversion. It’s a short book written by Josh McDowell to help prepare young people to face the intellectual challenges of the day. I was reminded of that experience as I originally prepared this talk responding to the question “Is Christianity Rational?” that I published for my students (and others) through Facebook live.

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Is Christianity Good?

ELIGION poisons everything,” quipped famed atheist Christopher Hitchens. In the following video I present a talk “Is Christianity Good?” for my students at Cedarville University (and anyone else who cared to watch it on Facebook Live). I’ll post the other two talks, “Is Christianity Rational?” and “Is Christianity True?” later this week.

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