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Learning to Lament — Part 3

This post is the third of three on biblical lament. You can read the first here and the second here. Also, if you’re interested in digging deeper into the topic of lament, I recommend checking out Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament by Mark Vroegop. An Exposition of Psalms 42-43 Psalms 42-43 […]

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Learning to Lament — Part 2

This post is the second of three on biblical lament. You can read the first here. Also, if you’re interested in digging deeper into the topic of lament, I recommend checking out Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy: Discovering the Grace of Lament by Mark Vroegop. The Shape of Biblical Lament While there are many different types […]

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Learning to Lament — Part 1

In the next series of posts, I’ll be sharing an essay I wrote several years ago about biblical lament. I recently taught on this subject again and, upon revisiting this essay, thought it would be worth sharing here. That being said, since I wrote this an excellent book on this topic was released by Mark […]

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Tend Me [New Poem]

Tend me, O Shepherd Lead me to safe pasture To be fed and abide with You I long to walk in an open place A quiet, still expanse Peaceful and self-forgetful Lay me down in rest Reposing, seeking Transport from the noise Expand my soul To this new space Embraced by holy imagination And tend […]

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Holy Week Posts

In 2020 and 2021 I wrote a series of Holy Week posts for each day of the week. As we enter into Holy Week 2022, I thought I might share them again. The intent is for them to be used as devotional readings for each day of the week. You can click the links below […]

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“Is Justification Relevant to Youth Ministry?” An Interview with Modern Reformation

Recently, I was interviewed by the folks at Modern Reformation about my new book on Justification and the doctrine’s significance for youth ministry and reaching the next generation with the gospel of Jesus. Here’s a key quote from the interview: “We can only offer our youth the gospel rest of being justified in Christ if […]

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Podcast Interview with CPYU

Recently, I sat down with Kyle, Linda, and Matt with the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding (CPYU) to talk about my new book on Justification on their podcast The Word in Youth Ministry. Here’s the episode summary: “Youth pastor and author Greg Meyer joins Kyle, Linda, and Matt to talk about his book A Student’s Guide […]

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Our Teenagers Are Longing for Jesus

I wrote this article for Rooted as part of their series of posts through the book of 1 Peter leading up to their national conference in October. This year’s theme is: “Living Hope: A Walk Through 1 Peter.” Here’s the lead-in: “Whether they realize it or not, the teenagers we love are aching for Jesus […]

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Sermon: “Known by Jesus”

This past weekend I had the opportunity to serve as the speaker and preacher for Disciple Now (DNOW) weekend at First Presbyterian Church — Rome, GA (EPC). DNOW’s are evangelistically-oriented youth conferences, where students are encouraged to invite their unbelieving and unchurched friends. It was encouraging to see how not only the youth group at […]

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Podcast Interview with Rooted Ministry

A couple weeks ago I sat down with Davis Lacey (a fellow Mercer Bear!) and the Rooted Ministry crew to talk about my new book on Justification on their Rooted Youth Ministry podcast. As they say in the show notes, we also had the chance to “discuss the Track series of resources (published through a […]

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