The Impossible Calling of the Christian Preacher
Apr 22, 2018
Preaching is not just teaching. It is not just giving counsel. It is not discussing. Preaching is heartfelt heralding of the reality of God’s word.
Joy changes everything, because God is most glorified in us when are most satisfied in him.
The Sovereignty of God
God does all that he pleases, and nothing can derail his ultimate purposes, including the human will.
Prayer to God includes our praises, confessions, thanksgivings, and requests. Because of Christ, he is listening.
Not only has God revealed himself by speaking, but he put it in a book for us to access whenever we desire.
Jesus saves sinners. At the heart of the Christian faith in the glory of God in the rescue of the ungodly.
Pain is not only a threat in this life, but a promise. But no hardship is bigger, deeper, or lasts longer than God.
Have You Buried Your Gifts?
Apr 21, 2018
You have been given talents. They are valued very highly by the Lord. What are you doing with them? Let this question sober you and liberate you.
His Suffering Sparked a Movement
David Brainerd (1718–1747)
Apr 20, 2018
He had a broken body, a despairing mind, and a lonely soul. But his allegiance to the cause of Christ makes the bleakness of his life glow with glory.
Give Your Anxious Mind a Rest
Letter to My 30-Year-Old Self
Apr 19, 2018
Trusting God in the challenges of life not only gives us greater peace; it is a powerful example to others and a glorious display of God’s glory.
God Wants to Win You from Within
Apr 19, 2018
When Jesus bids us, “Follow me,” he doesn’t call us to die to real joy, but to find it. He seeks to win us from within, and change us from the inside out.
If You Love God, Listen to Him
Five Reasons to Read the Bible Every Day
Apr 18, 2018
If you want to live for Christ and enjoy him for a lifetime, and then forever in eternity, soak yourself in this book.
Make It Easy for Your Kids to Love God
Proverbs for a Happy Home
Apr 18, 2018
Only God can give our children a love for him, but parents can make it as hard as possible for our kids to resist the happiness we have in him.
The Only Failure Is to Quit
Where to Begin (Again) in Family Devotions
Apr 17, 2018
Parents, continue to be intentional with family devotions, not because you can convert your kids but because God can.
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins
Apr 21, 2014
Homosexual acts are not the only sins prohibited in the Bible, but right now they are different from the rest.
What Grieving People Wish You Knew at Christmas
Dec 21, 2016
For those who’ve recently lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more like something to survive than to enjoy.
So-Called Same-Sex Marriage
Lamenting the New Calamity
Jun 26, 2015
On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But God would have us weep for our sins, not institutionalize them.
When the Not-Yet Married Meet
Dating to Display Jesus
Jun 6, 2013
The great prize in dating is not Christ-centered intimacy, but Christ-centered clarity. And seven other principles for Christian dating.
How to Live Under an Unqualified President
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump is morally unqualified to be president of the United States. How then shall Christians live under such a leader?
It’s Not You, It’s God
Nine Lessons for Breakups
Sep 12, 2013
Breakups in the church are painful. Here are lessons for loving others in the heartbreak.