Christian, husband to Kelsey, father to Noah & Jude, @Cedarville Senior Director of Annual Giving & Stewardship, Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Xenia, OH
Joined March 2009
At the airport and a guy has מָשִׁיחַ tattooed real big on his arm. I almost joked and said, “are you the anointed one?” I didn’t and now I regret that moment.
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Time it takes to pack clothes for a trip: 10 minutes. Time it takes to pack books for a trip: 2 days.
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Today I learned from one of my esteemed OT colleagues that “you should use Targum powder when you have a Midrash.” That joke has been living rent free in my head all day.
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Office workroom etiquette: 1. Remove and dispose your used k cup. 2. Fill water tank out of kindness for colleagues. I don’t make the rules. I’m just here to enforce them.
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Yesterday during a group presentation a few students incorporated in their project an in class quiz for fun. The last question was “what color is Nathan’s hair?” The answer? “Invisible.” *Emotional damage*
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“All things proceed from the Father, are accomplished by the Son, and are completed in the Holy Spirit.” Herman Bavinck, Reformed Dogmatics 2.319
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"For the LORD is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations." Psalm 100:5
He is still risen. Celebrate it daily. Proclaim it daily.
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I love higher education and find immense joy in what the Lord has called me to do. But it’s a struggle to leave the house every day when my son says, “Daddy, I want you to stay home and play with me today.”
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If your child tries to give you food, always ask if they licked it first. I’ve learned my lesson. That veggie straw was soggy.
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When I make an Office reference at work and no one laughs.
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My doctor told me I need to start exercising. I told him I already do. I walk with the Lord daily…
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I fear most Christians, myself included, often view the Great Commission as the Great Suggestion. Christian: proclaim Christ!
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The Church's one foundation is Jesus Christ, her Lord; she is his new creation by water and the Word. From heav'n he came and sought her to be his holy bride; with his own blood he bought her, and for her life he died.
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Ecclesiology lecture #3 got me all like
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"But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light." 1 Peter 2:9
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I’m incredibly grateful for @drwillsmallwood! Today, he encouraged our entire campus with a great exposition from 1 Chronicles 22. Thank you, brother!
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How I felt walking into class ready to lecture on ecclesiology
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For 7 years I thought we had a comforter on our bed. I just learned, that in fact, I am wrong. We don’t have a comforter, we have a duvet.
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Question: what is the most quotable movie of all time? Answer: The Princess Bride
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