This post is meaningless! Daily Discipleship Weekend Podcast

This weekend, I thought I would shake things up. Here is a brief message (audio only) of what I learned as I walked through Ecclesiastes the last three days.


This post is part of a series called “Daily Discipleship: One year (or less) through the Bible.” For the previous post, click here, and for the whole project in one place, click here.



Daily Discipleship, Day 4: Acts 24-28

Who doesn’t love book ends?

Bookends are great, and make awesome decorative accents.

Whether they are bookends designed to look like books, or like the “B” bookends my wife and I had for years because that’s our last initial, bookends always come in pairs.

Literary bookends are the same way. They frame what lies between as a clue to the reader what takeaways are important. Continue reading

Daily Discipleship, Day 3: Acts 20-23

I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Matthew 10:14

Today is day 3 of a year (or less) through the Bible. For the previous day, click here, and for all previous posts, click here.

Today, I read Acts 20-23. The prevailing thought I had throughout this passage was about how incredibly wise Paul was, and this could really serve us as an example of how to go about our lives.  Continue reading


Daily Discipleship, Day 2: Acts 16-19

This is day 2 of my one year (or less) journey through Scripture. I decided to start where I was (right smack-dab in the middle of acts). Read the first post here, and come along on the journey with me.

What becoming a Christian looks like

What I’m going to say today will likely make some people upset. Continue reading


Daily Discipleship: One year (or less) through the Bible: Day 1, Acts 13-15

“I’m not you!”

This was what a pastor told me he told a mentor of his recently. The mentor in question is a retired professor and preacher, who regularly reads through the Bible 12-13 times a year. That’s right, once a month or so. Continue reading