Organization is Godly

Friday, March 16, 2018

Have you ever heard someone say, "I believe in God—I’m a spiritual person; I just don’t like organized religion”? I had a friend I grew up with in church who got to the point where he was extremely critical of any sort of organization in the churc... More

We Have a Firm Foundation

Thursday, March 01, 2018

A couple of weeks ago at church we were singing "Jesus, Firm Foundation", a remake of the old hymn “How Firm a Foundation”. It is one of my favorites. The chorus goes like this:  How firm, our foundation

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Can Americans Claim 2 Chronicles 7:14?

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A recent Facebook post has me shaking my head:

California is on fire, Oregon is on fire, Montana is on fire, areas of Canada are on fire, Texas is underwater, Idaho had a 5.3 earthquake, North Korea just tested their 6th nuclear bomb causing... More

Keep the Big Picture in View

Monday, January 29, 2018

War, rumors of war, challenges, setbacks, earthquakes, pain and suffering are real, persistent, and ongoing. The promise is clear. The bigger question is: “Will I choose to focus only on those things, or will I choose to root myself in the Soverei... More

First Lady of the Reformation

Monday, January 15, 2018

But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it—the righteousness of Godthrough faith in Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction: for all have... More

Whatever You Do

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Do you feel like I feel sometimes? Do you feel like I feel when the overwhelming feeling hits me—the way I feel when I meet the seemingly impossible challenges, and the difficult situations, when I can’t seem to get done the things that I have sch... More

Mary, Did You Know?

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

“I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.”

—Luke 2:10-11

The sounds and smells and sights of Christmas are every... More

In the Midst of the Storm

Thursday, November 30, 2017

There’s a story in Mark 4 which many of us are familiar with. Jesus had been teaching His disciples, talking to the crowds, and telling parables to help them understand the kingdom of God. At the end of the day, when evening had come, He said to H... More

The Value of Rules

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

If I asked you about your family heritage, what tales would you tell? Who were your ancestors? Are you like them at all? Can you trace your DNA? Do you follow the family rules? Do you care at all?

My family, of the clan Montgomerie,... More

Finding Love in Leviticus

Thursday, November 02, 2017

“But if he cannot afford two turtledoves or two young pigeons, he may bring two quarts of fine flour as an offering for his sin.”

—Leviticus 5:11, HCSB

My journey at Dallas Theological Seminary has landed me squ... More