Why We Long for Revival
Mar 2, 2024
Why do earnest Christians long for revival? Because revival gives us more of our heart’s deepest desire and strongest delight: Jesus.
Is It Ever Right to Lie?
A God-Centered Approach
Feb 28, 2024
A Christian ethic of truth-telling is more complex than many think. How can Christians faithfully interpret and apply the whole biblical testimony?
The Sermons of the Golden Mouth
Preaching Lessons from John Chrysostom
Feb 27, 2024
Preachers today have almost two millennia of great preaching at our fingertips, but few have improved on John Chrysostom. What lessons can we learn from the golden-mouthed preacher?
Thomas Was Not Judas
Counsel for Those Who Doubt
Feb 26, 2024
If you struggle with doubt, remember that genuine Christians before you have struggled as well, and believe that God has good designs even in uncertainty.
The Plain Speech of Godly Men
Feb 24, 2024
Politeness and niceness are not the only categories of godly speech. Sometimes, the painful word is best, even if it incites offense.
The Wonderful, Dangerous World of Sports
Feb 23, 2024
How might we compete like Christians? Believe that Jesus is worthy in every loss and worth more than every victory, and then train and play and cheer like it.
Undying Worm, Undying Men
The Eternal Horrors of Hell
Feb 22, 2024
The horror of hell is not just that the punishment is beyond our ability to bear, but that such a judgment never comes to an end.
Are You Sailing or Sinking?
A Tool for Diagnosing Spiritual Health
Feb 21, 2024
If you want to assess the health of a soul, try asking these four questions from Tim Keller: Are you sailing? Are you rowing? Are you drifting? Or are you sinking?
Even Japan Has Seen Revival
Hope for Hard Places Like Mine
Feb 20, 2024
The power of God to save is greater than any political or military obstacle missionaries face. A current missionary to Japan shares how the gospel once broke through the country’s dry, hard ground.
Devotion in an Age of Distraction
How Beauty Breaks the Spell
Feb 19, 2024
In times of perpetual distraction, how can we become increasingly difficult to distract? We slowly cultivate the ability to see the beauty of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Even Believers Need to Be Warned
How Hell Motivates Holiness
Feb 18, 2024
When Paul mentioned hell, he warned not only the lost, but believers. Why might that be, and should we be warning one another in the church today?
The Gospel of God’s Happiness
Feb 16, 2024
God was happy before this world existed, and he’ll be happy long after it passes away. Have you been properly introduced to the happiness of heaven?
The Brave Mother of Men
Lessons from a Favorite Story
Feb 13, 2024
Despite what recent movies tell us, feminine bravery is not manly bravery. Godly women fight like women. They fight like Nia Wingfeather.