Pray for Christians in Orissa, India
Practicing Politics as Former Fools
Titus 3 speaks a timely word during election season. Paul charges Titus,
Remind [the people] to be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid… Continue Reading
Strong Rebuke & Affirming Challenges
Sometimes a strong rebuke is in order. The sin we see in the lives of those we love and lead is so serious that we must respond with intensity. This is the loving way to handle egregious departures from the…Continue Reading
The Strange Pair of Joy and Tragedy
Joy Comes on the Morrow
Our ninth grandchild was born on Friday: Morrow John Piper. The day was filled with evidences of God’s tenderness to us. So I ask with the psalmist, “What shall I render to the Lord for all his benefits to me?”
Is God Punishing Me?
As a Christian, when you experience a painful providence like an illness or a rebellious child or a broken marriage or a financial hardship or persecution, do you ever wonder if God is punishing you for some sin you committed?