Digital Fortresses and Face-to-Face Love
Aug 25, 2016Sinful hearts love to hide behind a carefully constructed, digital fortress of remote control.
Singing Helps Us Feel the Gospel
Aug 21, 2016Music and song not only express what’s in our hearts, but also encourage what should be there.
Unexpected Answers to Our Biggest Questions
Aug 18, 2016You are not the master of your fate or captain of your soul. The God of the universe has done for you what only he can do.
The Surprising Truth About False Teachers
Aug 8, 2016The question is not whether you ever hear the voice of false teachers. You do — probably every day. The question is whether you can discern which messages are false.
Watch for God at the Olympic Games
Aug 5, 2016The Bible doesn’t mention baseball, basketball, or football, but God has something explicit to say about the Olympics.
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.
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.
Loving Muslims Begins with Honesty
Jul 18, 2016While the God of the Bible is no less sovereign than Allah is, within the contours of Islam, yet the God of the Bible does make himself vulnerable.
Perfect Patience with the Worst of Sinners
Jul 6, 2016Finding Jesus to be even more patient than we are sinful enables us to genuinely own our wickedness.
Ask Your Child to Forgive You
Jun 27, 2016The question is not whether we parents sin against our children, but whether we will own up to it and genuinely apologize.
No Normal Sundays
Jun 26, 2016What do we miss when we miss corporate worship? Not only the riches of family, but the God of grace himself.
How to Take the Bible to Heart
Jun 16, 2016Bible study may engage the mind, but meditation touches the heart.
Good Parents Connect, Not Just Correct
Jun 6, 2016Christian childrearing is not mainly about disciplining the devil out of our children, but joining with God by nourishing his creative and redemptive good at work in them.
We Are Not Entitled to the World’s Respect
May 25, 2016As Christians, only by the grace of God, we have no excuse to let any words fly — in speech, tweets, or Facebook comments — that are ungracious.
When in Doubt, Don’t Quit
May 16, 2016Every work worth doing in a fallen and sin-sick world, where the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, will encounter difficulties.
No Pow’r of Hell, No Scheme of Man
May 8, 2016It would not be good news if God were unrighteous, and if he were not angry with genocidal dictators and the pimps of child prostitution.
Parenting Is First About My Sin
May 5, 2016The single greatest lesson I’m learning as a father is that parenting is first about my sin and need for growth, not first and foremost about my children’s.
Bible Intake Is Not a Hot Dog Eating Contest
Apr 14, 2016Our frantic souls desperately need to slow down, linger, and have unhurried time enjoying the rich fare of God’s self-revelation to us.
Why We Worship on Repeat
Apr 10, 2016God made us to meditate, to think deeply on his truth, not just be informed. Our hearts simply don’t move as quickly as our eyes and our mouths.
Habits of Grace (Study Guide)
Enjoying Jesus Through the Spiritual Disciplines
Apr 1, 2016This study guide is designed to help you connect more deeply in the three crucial power sources for the Christian life: hearing God’s voice (in the Bible), having his ear (in prayer), and belonging to his body (in the fellowship of the church).
Leave Lent Behind — And Fast
Spiritual Life in Ordinary Time
Mar 28, 2016What if the new depth of joy you tasted during Lent wasn’t special, but was actually just normal Christianity?
Make the Most of Holy Week
Mar 21, 2016Marking Holy Week is not an obligation, but an opportunity. It is a chance for us to walk with Jesus through the most important week in the history of the world.
The Strange and Wonderful Ride
Mar 20, 2016The king of the world rides in manifest humility, on the back of a donkey, like no other ruler in the first century, or twenty-first century, would dare stoop to do.
Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy
Morning & Evening Meditations for Holy Week
Mar 14, 2016A team of eleven pastors and scholars walk us through Holy Week with short meditations for each morning and evening from Palm Sunday to the triumph of Easter.