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Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Shepherds and Teachers

Trinity and Baptism

One of the things I treasure from my days as a toddler was being with my father, who was a decorated concert pianist. One of my fondest memories as a three-year-old was sitting next to my father on his piano bench as he played Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Bach, etc....

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Trinity and Mission

Enter this scene from Isaiah 6 with me now, a strange deviance and resplendent encounter with God in the opening chapters of the longest of the Prophetic books: Isaiah’s proclamation from his prostrate position: “Wow! God, You’re amazing, huge, glorious, and I can’t...

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Trinity and the Sending of the Church

Throughout history God has sent His own to people who are separated from Him by sin. God sent His heavenly messengers, the angels, to share news with people. He sent prophets to remind Israel of God’s covenants and love. Finally, “the Father has sent his Son to be the...

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Trinity and Gifts

A poetic response to Rom. 12, 1 Cor. 12, Eph. 4 I've been given a piece to the puzzle. It’s only just the one though. Like a fragment of a map, The entire path I do not know. There must be other pieces, That will help me chart the way. I cannot do it on my own, I must...

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Trinity and Temptation

As you read this post, there is a very real, active war between the Kingdom of God and the kingdom of darkness. To some degree, the world knows this to be true. This theme is present in almost every story we tell. People flock to explicitly demonic horror movies to...

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Trinity and Sanctification

Acts 26:17-18; Rom. 6:22-23; 1 Cor. 1:2; 1 Cor. 6:11 This is a song that I wrote and recorded in response to the wholly transformative work the Trinity has been doing in me and those I've walked through life with these many years. In particular, you will hear the...

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Trinity and Salvation

A poetic response to Eph. 1:3-14 I’ve tried to find freedom I’ve tried to find salvation I’ve tried to find peace But just found depression Trying to find a way to cope Feelings of being alone and lost Living without joy, no hope Continually striving, but at what...

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From Abandonment to Hope

“The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him, a glutton and a drunk, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ But wisdom is vindicated by her deeds.” (Matthew 11:19) Growing up, some of my fondest memories were connected to the dinner table. It...

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