Doctrine should never be understood from our experiences but we should always understand our experiences through sound doctrine. -or- The way we understand our life and all it contains should be on the foundation of sound doctrine. We err when we draw conclusions about the scripture from what we have felt, needed or experienced. Instead we discern the truth about what we feel, need and experience through the truth of scripture.
Reconciled to God through the , atoning work of Jesus Christ on the cross; I am not my own. A blessed father of five kids and privileged husband to Katie. I live in the UAE where I am the pastor of Immanuel Church of Fujairah. I am originally from Texas and am currently a distance student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.