Enter the Dragon Slayer
How God Took Satan’s Breath Away
Dec 15, 2018
From the garden, to the manger, through the cross, to that final day, watch the devil rise in anticipation, writhe in agony, and then fall before the Dragon Slayer.
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.
Intimacy with God Is the Main Thing
Letter to My 30-Year-Old Self
Dec 14, 2018
If God calls you to put a calling on hold, don’t assume he’s stopped working. Assume he’s just getting started.
How to Love Hard People at Christmas
Dec 13, 2018
The key to real generosity at Christmas is knowing that we already have a far greater Possession than anything this world can offer.
Far as the Curse Is Found
Dec 12, 2018
No one should be content to have Christ come once. Christmas is wonderful, but not if there’s not more to the story.
Know Who You Are Not
Dec 12, 2018
Misplaced identity plagues people in general, and far too many Christians. We need to be reminded who we are in Christ — and who we are not.
What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Dec 11, 2018
No friend you have is closer, more caring, more truthful, more patient, more faithful than Jesus of Nazareth.
A Neglected Minority of a Different Kind
Seven Pleas to Fellow Pastors
Dec 11, 2018
We cannot fully glorify our great God if we continue to marginalize those who are the weakest and most needy among us.
What If I Never Get Better?
How Not to Comfort Suffering People
Dec 10, 2018
If we immediately assure suffering people that everything is going to be okay, we don’t really comfort their pain. We dismiss it.
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.
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.
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.