In this post for the Christian Index, Pastor Sean reflects on the past year at Summerville First. It was a difficult year with more than a dozen funerals throughout the spring season. How does a Christian deal with grief and loss at Christmas time? Grieving at Christmas: A Reflection on 2019
In this post Pastor Sean reflects on his trip to Texas. He discusses the recent updates to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary under the new president Adam Greenway.
In this post Pastor Sean reflects on the massive outbreak of ’70s and ’80s nostalgia. Should Christians get onboard with all the nostalgia? Pastor Sean argues we ought to let the Bible capture our imagination and not our childhood fantasies. Nostalgia and Why We Can’t Even
In this post Pastor Sean reflects on the events of the burning of Notre Dame. While the tragedy will silence the cathedral this year, what does the tragedy mean for all Christians? “The restoration France needs is not that which she craves; it needs a resurrection of the soul, not a gothic Cathedral. LikeContinue reading “The Bells of Notre Dame Will Be Silent This Easter”
One major problem with American Christians is gluttony. Yet, we tend to give our leaders, pastors, and ourselves a pass when it comes to this vice. Part of the problem is that we’ve started to call our vices porn in a positive sense. A word that used to mean evil has now become hip andContinue reading “Are You Consuming Food Porn?”
In this post Pastor Sean looks to some helpful advice for starting a quiet time. He recommends (for first timers) keeping it small and maintaining faithfulness. Check it out below! How To Start A Quiet Time
In this post Pastor Sean looks at a letter from Samuel Wesley to his son John Wesley. The letter encourages his son as he starts his ministry and thinks about heading on a mission trip to south Georgia. The letter helps us understand what Christian fatherhood looks like throughout the ages. Letters From Dad,Continue reading “Letters From Dad”