Is My Singleness a Gift?
Apr 25, 2016The culture says the sexual fulfillment is essential for human happiness. Sadly, the church has often said the same thing. But singleness is not a trial to be endured. It is a good thing to be maximized.
The Seven Deadly Sins
Jan 13, 2015Relentless romance. Fierce warfare. Superior pleasure. Our hearts were designed to enjoy a full and forever happiness, not the pitiful temporary pleasures for which we’re too prone to settle. Pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony, and lust are woefully inadequate…
Where Sin Increased, Grace Overflowed
Oct 30, 2014October 31 marks an important day in the history of the church — a day on which a monk deeply impacted by his close study of Psalms and Romans was propelled into the center of a revival of Christ-centered joy.
Confessing Our Sins Together
Jun 26, 2014In a chapter on confession and communion in Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes that “he who is alone with his sin is utterly alone. . . . But it is the grace of the gospel, which is so…
A Pentecost to Celebrate
May 18, 2013If it weren’t for Pentecost, we wouldn’t know about Easter. For most of us, tomorrow isn’t flagged on our calendars as Pentecost Sunday. But it is a big deal for Christians, and there are at least three reasons why it’s…