Corporate Worship Is a Call to Love
Jul 31, 2016God gives greater joy when our hearts expand to help others, rather than fixate narrowly on our own emotional experience.
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OCD and the Death of the ChristianFor better or worse, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has tumbled into popular culture as a label for our uptight and detail-minded acquaintances. Many of us know someone who is OCD about his schedule or his budget or keeping his silverware neatly…
Count the Cost in the New America
Eight Ways to Engage with Hope
Jul 30, 2016Trends in our day may discourage us, and opposition to our faith may rise, but Christians are called to engage — and do so with hope.
Doing Missions at the Mall of America
Jul 29, 2016Our cities are filling with more immigrants today than ever before — and it’s a remarkable opportunity for the gospel.
Being Real About Being Real
Jul 29, 2016Enthusiasm for authenticity is a breath of fresh air, but is our search for authenticity subtly undermining our love for one another?
Our Relentless Search for Identity
Jul 28, 2016Most of our problems in the Christian life are rooted in our forgetting who we are in Christ. Here are six words from God about our new identity.
God Works in Those Who Wait
Jul 28, 2016God gives us at least five specific situations in which he empowers us to wait well. Consider these as prompts for prayer and opportunities to grow.
Married Moms Need Single Women
Jul 27, 2016If a man and a woman complete each other in marriage, who completes the single person? One mom shares about the role single women have played in her life.
Questions to Ask Before We Gossip
Jul 27, 2016Gossip is one of the most pervasive and destructive sins in the church today, but it’s also one of the hardest to define — and easiest to justify.
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins
Apr 21, 2014Homosexuality is not the only sin prohibited in the Bible, but it is different from all the rest, at least right now. And we have really good news for homosexuals.
So-Called Same-Sex Marriage
Lamenting the New Calamity
Jun 26, 2015In a 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States of America has ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. Alongside the Bible’s clearest explanation of the sin of homosexual intercourse stands the indictment of its institutionalization.
When the Not-Yet Married Meet: Dating to Display Jesus
Jun 6, 2013While the great prize in marriage is Christ-centered intimacy, the great prize in dating is Christ-centered clarity. And seven other principles for Christian dating.
Motherhood Is a Calling
And Where Your Children Rank
Jul 14, 2011Motherhood is not a hobby, it is a calling. When you prioritize your children, you are publicly testifying that you value what God values and refuse to value what the world does.
The Dead End of Sexual Sin
Apr 6, 2015In the writings of John Owen, I was shown how and why the promises of sexual fulfillment on my own terms were the antithesis of what I had once fervently believed. Instead of liberty, my sexual sin was enslavement.
12 Questions to Ask Before You Watch ‘Game of Thrones’
Jun 20, 2014‘Game of Thrones’ is now the most popular series in HBO history, with an average audience of more than 18 million viewers. What should Christians be willing to watch?