Strengthen Your Faith Through Physical Exercise
Both bodies and souls are important to the Christian.
We know that God created humans with these two interconnected parts, and that the health (or sickness) of one can influence the health (or sickness) of the other. God made us…Continue Reading
Worship in a Selfie World
Wow. God really met with us in worship tonight. The room was just so full of his presence. One of the most intense times of worship I have ever experienced.
This caption came across my Instagram notifications a few weeks…Continue Reading
The Joy Seeker’s Idol
We were made to enjoy God.
That’s the message of Desiring God, and we believe it’s the message of the Bible. But if we’re honest, we don’t always feel joy. For most of our lives it seems we feel mediocre,…Continue Reading
Why Was Judas Carrying the Moneybag?
The Extraordinary Work of Ordinary Means
As a brand new worship leader, I loved choosing songs. I loved finding a new song that pounded my heart and changed my world. I loved arranging that new song so that the big key change would bring the shekinah…Continue Reading
Finding Heaven Through the Haze
Sharpen Your Affections with Fasting
Fasting has fallen on hard times — at least, it seems, among our overstuffed bellies in the American church. I speak as one of the well-fed.
Sure, you’ll find your exceptions here and there. Some pockets even prize the countercultural…Continue Reading
Read, Reflect, Write (Repeat)
You are a writer.
Even if it’s just email. Even if it’s hardly anything of significance. Even if you’d never self-identify as a “writer,” or ever consider trying to make a living at something you’re so bad at.
But if…Continue Reading
Every Christian does the work of ministry. Whether great or small, experienced or new, vocational or not — every Christian has some kind of ministry given them from God.
We all have a calling on our lives, in varying capacities,…Continue Reading