We Murder with Words Unsaid
Feb 20, 2019
Nearly 50% of Christian millennials surveyed believe it is wrong to share their faith with close friends and family members of different beliefs. Nearly half.
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.
Your Fight Against Sin Is Normal
Feb 19, 2019
If you’re discouraged in your battle against sin, remember this: The conflict is normal. The battles are winnable. And the war will end.
Does Drinking Disqualify a Pastor?
Warnings We Cannot Ignore
Feb 19, 2019
We need pastors today who not only know their freedoms in Christ but also stand ready, in love, to forgo their rights at times for the good of others.
The Best Leaders Remember Your Name
Why I Love the Apostle Paul
Feb 18, 2019
You’ve heard it said, “It’s lonely at the top.” But not for the apostle Paul. No apostle had more authority. And none had more friends.
He Knew Too Much to Stay
John Urquhart (1808–1827)
Feb 17, 2019
John Urquhart died before he made it to the mission field, but that didn’t stop God from sending others to finish what he started.
He Made Me Lean on Him
Four Tips for Your Twenties
Feb 16, 2019
Most of us are blindsided by the harshness of reality in our twenties. Fill your soul with God now so that you’re not devastated when life comes.
Pleasures Never Lie
Why Sin Cannot Stay Hidden
Feb 15, 2019
If you want to discover what people love, don’t just listen to what they say — watch what they do. The tree is known by its fruit.
We Can’t Grieve However We Want
Feb 14, 2019
Christians can’t grieve however we want. Every sorrow in this life is a chance to grieve differently than those who have no hope in Christ.
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.
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.
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.