Marijuana is ordinarily used as a mood-altering, mind-altering drug. The aim is to create a kind of euphoria. The effects vary widely from person to person. All you have to do is Google, “What does Marijuana feel like?” People don’t…Continue Reading
One of the more successful tactics of our enemy is to turn our hearts against the ones under our care — to turn protectors into executioners.
For decades parents and doctors have legally killed unborn children in the name of…Continue Reading
Men are experiencing an identity crisis. And we’re short on role models.
We’re caught between Don Draper as the alpha male and a whole crew of omega males like Judd Apatow. One tries to express masculinity through power, possessions, and…Continue Reading
Too often we lack works. Maybe we are not praying, not forgiving someone, not crucifying selfishness to care for others, or not sharing the gospel.
We know this is a serious problem, because James said that “faith by itself, if…Continue Reading
The grace of Jesus Christ not only covers our past and sustains our present, but also creates for us a future.
In him our sins are forgiven and we are declared righteous. In him we are sanctified and progressively being…Continue Reading
Do you ever think about the Internet as an answer to centuries of saints’ prayers that “the word of the Lord may speed ahead and be honored” (2 Thessalonians 3:1)?
We must not take this marvel for granted. In reading…Continue Reading
The issue is not whether we will worship, but what. Even better, whom and how.
On this Sunday, as many of us ready ourselves for corporate worship, perhaps the most significant single biblical text for guiding the essence of what…Continue Reading
This first weekend of 2014 affords many of us an opportunity to hit “pause” on this busy opening week and to reflect, backward and forward, on our own lives.
Essential at the beginning of every new year is to set…Continue Reading
“Therefore this joy of mine is now complete. He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30)
If the prayer below captures in some way the deep longings of your heart, I invite you to join me in making it…Continue Reading