Why We're Excited about EFCCL

Why We’re Excited about EFCCL

As we move through this summer, Becky and I have a growing anticipation for coming to the Evangelical Free Church of Crystal Lake. Lord willing, we will begin our journey together—with you—on October 6. In the meantime, let me share…

WANTED: Heroes . . . Dead or Alive

WANTED: Heroes . . . Dead or Alive

We desperately need heroes in our lives—to motivate us, encourage us, and stretch us. Unfortunately, heroes are in short supply these days. Fortunately, heroes don’t have to be living to be of use. I have some living heroes, who are…

A Daddy Marries off His Daughter

A Daddy Marries off His Daughter

Well, I’m about to embark on an event that many have before me—but it’s a first for me! I’m marrying off my little girl this week, my Stacy Joy. A few moments ago, she came up to my den and…

Why I Love to Preach

Why I Love to Preach

As we anticipate for and prepare to come to Crystal Lake, I thought I’d share a little about my love for preaching. John Stott was one of Christendom’s most gifted and articulate preachers. He died a couple years ago at…