Advice for Reading Theology Books Even Though You're Busy
Pastor John in 1981:
Since wisdom is found in the Word of God, we must apply ourselves in study and meditation to know the Word and do it. "The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony…
Jesus Is Our All-Sufficient Comforter
The sighs of a bruised heart carry in them a report, both of our affection to Christ, and of his care to us. The eyes of our souls cannot be towards him unless he has cast a gracious…
Are You Guilt-Driven Enough to Go?
The Tragic Hypocrisy of Joyless Calvinism
Gospel wakefulness. That's Jared Wilson's term for the Christian's experience of treasuring Jesus more greatly and savoring his power more sweetly than ever before. For some it happens at new birth. For some it's a gradual dawning over time.…Continue Reading
How God Makes Futility Serve Your Joy
For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope (Romans 8:20).
Are you tired of fighting futility? Evil and disorder relentlessly throw wrenches into the gears of your life. What’s the…Continue Reading
Daily Confession and a Burlier Church
We need more Christians who will lead lives of repentance, for repentance always challenges pride.
If you're coming to God daily to confess to him how much you have sinned, you will find it hard to pretend that…
Hope That Won't Stumble
What do the Psalms look to? What is the theme that courses its way through psalm after psalm? What gives the Psalms their meaning and depth?
Well, the thing that the Psalms point to again and again isn’t a “thing”…Continue Reading
Skip Adultolescence, Get a Holy Ambition
Adultolesence is the modern phenomenon in growing up where full adulthood is delayed by procrastinating responsibilities. It has caught the attention of many sociologists over the past decade as it sweeps through college campuses, being no respecter of students, Christian…Continue Reading
Questioning Our Hope and Refocusing Our Wonder
The topic of the new heaven and new earth is a popular one with some of the people we hang out with. As you can probably guess, they also have children with severe disabilities. There is comfort in thinking about…Continue Reading