You Can Say No to Porn
A Pleasure Greater Than Lust
Feb 11, 2015
Addiction is a relative term. No one is absolutely addicted to pornography or any sexual sin. What I mean is this: If the stakes are high enough and sure enough, you will have all the self-control you need to resist any sexual temptation.
America’s Most Tolerated Sin
Eight Lessons on Gluttony
Feb 18, 2015
Gluttony is perhaps the most tolerated sin in American Christianity. I say this, not as someone who is immune from the attractions of the buffet line, but as someone who needs all the help he can get.
How to Fight Dragon-Sickness
Three Battle Cries Against Greed
Feb 23, 2015
Greed is good desire gone wrong. It is an excessive love, an inordinate desire, for wealth and possessions, for money and the things money can buy — and even for self-esteem, security, status, and power.
Unmasking the Deadly Sin of Sloth
Mar 4, 2015
Sloth says all things should work together for our comfort. God says all things will work together for our good. There’s a big difference.
The War of Love
Understanding Why We Get Angry
Mar 11, 2015
The color was porpoise gray — that’s “porpoise” like the dolphin. Porpoise gray. That’s the color my wife chose to paint the little sunroom at our house a few years ago. She loves it when I take on house projects…
Envy and Rivalry in Ministry
The Great Danger Facing the Young, Restless, and Reformed
Mar 18, 2015
And behold, I saw a white horse. Its rider’s name was Success, and Envy followed him. Envy is a movement killer. And if you ask me, it is probably the fundamental danger facing the Young, Restless, and Reformed movement in…