Hafeez was a girl-crazy young man moving from one failed relationship to another. Even after he was saved, he realized he was still looking to sex and marriage to make him happy. Now, he’s found the key to his sexual happiness.Continue Reading
Being a Christian means experiencing the supernatural every day. Living as new creatures in Christ is amazing beyond calculation (Galatians 6:15).Continue Reading
The psalms of lament echo our own struggles with loss and brokenness. But the truth is, these psalms do more than just vent our woes. The psalmist follows a trajectory. He is on a journey, and it’s one we can follow as well.Continue Reading
“What do I do while I wait?” It’s a question I’ve heard dozens of times.
Trained men, ready to rumble for the gospel, can sometimes find they lack immediate opportunity to fulfill their ministry dream. It feels to them like…Continue Reading
God doesn’t have to take you where he does. He sees you. He hears you. He could say one word and you’d know it. But he doesn’t, and it must be because there’s something glorious that happens in those moments of our waiting.Continue Reading
A century ago today, August 3, with the German invasion of Belgium and the British declaration of war in response, the conflict on the continent became a world war. None of this, of course, could be seen on that dayContinue Reading
Vincent van Gogh aspired to become a Calvinist pastor, like his dad.
He pursued ministry in the Dutch Reformed Church until he hit a roadblock by failing his academic training, and then experienced what personal failure often breeds: disillusionment. He…Continue Reading
I was struck again recently by the outrageous claims Jesus makes about himself in the Sermon on the Mount, which is most famous collection of Jesus’s ethical teachings.Continue Reading
We are embodied spirits, complex tangles of clay and ether. Our worship, rightly ordered or no, stretches like a spinal cord through our existence, never seen but always felt, always directing, always present.Continue Reading
Don’t be fooled by the world’s paradigm for leadership, or the whisper of your indwelling sin. Good spiritual leaders — indeed, healthy Christians — are not those who suppress their failings, but those who own their neediness and desperation.Continue Reading