Upward Gaze

Should Christians Watch The Chosen?

When Jesus spoke, He spoke as one with authority…Roumie’s Jesus is soft-spoken and watered-down. He is a symptom of the culture that tries to make Jesus into your “best friend.”

Psalm 1: Blessed Is The Man

The compiler of the Psalter has intentionally positioned what we have as Psalm 1 to open our collection. It is here that we are introduced to a vital contrast between the righteous and the wicked.

The Three Parts of Salvation

 “There are three things that, according to the Bible, are absolutely necessary to the salvation of every man and woman in Christendom. These three things are justification, regeneration, and sanctification.”

What Does It Mean To Be Blessed?

I overheard something recently that sparked my curiosity. Some people were making small talk when one asked another how they were. The person responded that they were “blessed.” We tend to speak of being blessed in a casual way—something like a feeling of being lucky or fortunate, and this is the sense that they were using the term

Why Share the Gospel?

If the culture hates the gospel so much, why bother evangelizing when we could just sit on the sidelines and watch disapprovingly as the world does whatever it wants? That would certainly save us a lot of ridicule.

A New Beginning for Upward Gaze Ministries

On January 1st of 2021, Luke and I released a video announcing the creation of this ministry…it has been two years since that video was posted, and nothing has been done with this ministry since. That wasn’t our plan.