Go to God Together
Why the Church Gathers to Pray
Jan 19, 2020
The soul of any Christian rises or falls with secret prayer, but it is not good for man to only pray alone.
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 is 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.
How to Make Any Love a Demon
Jan 18, 2020
True compassion moves toward the hurting — without getting swallowed by their grief.
Don’t Ever Stop Praying
The Refreshing Privilege of Unceasing Prayer
Jan 17, 2020
How can we learn to pray without ceasing? Embrace discipline. Carry God’s word with you. Focus on him who hears you. Believe that you were made to pray.
How to Be a Spiritual Father
Three Qualities for Men to Imitate
Jan 16, 2020
Not all biological fathers are spiritual fathers, but every believing father should strive to become one.
The Strangest Thing Jesus Said
Jan 16, 2020
What was the strangest, most offensive thing Jesus ever said? The words are still every bit as controversial, and wonderful, today.
Seven Ways to Sabotage Your Prayer Life
Jan 15, 2020
You cannot earn God’s ear in prayer, but you can lose it. Consider seven ways how (not) to sabotage your prayer life.
The Capitalist and the Christian Hedonist
Does Scripture Support Self-Interest?
Jan 14, 2020
While Jesus teaches selflessness and generosity, capitalism seems to teach self-interest and greed. Can we follow Jesus and Adam Smith at the same time?
What Difference Will Prayer Make?
Why the Sovereignty of God Brings Us to Our Knees
Jan 13, 2020
If God sovereignly plans everything that comes to pass, why would we pray? Because God plans for us to pray.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fasting for Beginners
Aug 26, 2015
Fasting sounds so simple, and yet all sorts of complications keep it from happening. To help you start down the slow path to good fasting, here are six simple pieces of advice.
Parents, Require Obedience of Your Children
Oct 29, 2013
The laziness of Christian parents perplexes me. I hope these nine observations will help rescue some from the folly of laissez-faire parenting.