Listen with Your Ears — and Heart
Aug 25, 2016Fruitful conversation with someone who disagrees is a rare find today. Perhaps we’ve forgotten why and how it should be done.
Digital Fortresses and Face-to-Face Love
Aug 25, 2016Sinful hearts love to hide behind a carefully constructed, digital fortress of remote control.
Busyness Is Not the Problem
Aug 24, 2016We address the busyness in our lives by tweaking our schedules, developing to-do lists, or getting up early. But it's easy to forget where our true rest lies.
Wait to Date Until You Can Marry
Aug 24, 2016At what age should Christians begin to date? What I learned while looking for affection, safety, and intimacy from girls instead of from God.
Swimming in the Deep End with God
Aug 23, 2016After years of wrestling with infertility, they adopted two girls with significant disabilities. They’ve overcome every obstacle with the help of their God.
Should We Help Believers Escape Persecution?
Aug 23, 2016When a Christian experiences persecution or imprisonment in a foreign land, we do everything we can to extract them. But what if God has them right where he wants them?
What Is Your Body Saying?
The Call of God in a Woman’s Design
Aug 22, 2016We are not less than the bodies God has given us. Bodies matter. God made them and think highly of them. And he’s not shelving the idea.
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.
It’s Not You, It’s God: Nine Lessons for Breakups
Sep 12, 2013Breakups in the church are painful and uncomfortable, and many have or will walk this dark and lonely road. Here are lessons for building hope and loving others in the heart-break.