Five Points for All Peoples
How Reformed Theology Is Transforming Africa
Oct 24, 2020
The church in Africa does not need more dos and don’ts. It needs the same depth and breadth of theology we all need.
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.
Boys Cannot Be Girls
How Words of God Become Hate Speech
Oct 23, 2020
Control the language, and you control the debate. So-called “gender theory” has gained acceptance by constructing a false vocabulary.
Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin
Pondering the Implications of the 2020 Election
Oct 22, 2020
The sins of unrepentant sexual immorality, boastfulness, vulgarity, and factiousness are not only toxic for a nation. They are deadly — forever.
Humble Yourself — Like God
The Power of Christ’s Lowliness
Oct 21, 2020
“He humbled himself.” There is an eternity worth of praise in those three words — but only if we know what humility really means.
Singing to the Risen Son
A History of Christian Hymns
Oct 20, 2020
The hymns of the church throughout the ages tell a story much larger than song. In the history of hymns, we find a miniature history of Christian spirituality.
Mastered by Matchless Love
The Sweet Experience of Irresistible Grace
Oct 19, 2020
The Bible plainly teaches that sinners can resist God. So, what do Reformed Christians mean by the doctrine of irresistible grace?
Missionary Confidence in the Face of New Critics
Oct 18, 2020
If we could see what God has done to reconcile enemies in war-torn countries around the world, how might we see our nearby tensions differently?
Some Learn and Never Grow
A Lost Remedy for Spiritual Immaturity
Oct 17, 2020
Do you feel stuck in your walk with Christ? Perhaps the next step isn’t learning something new but getting serious about what you already know.
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.
Fasting for Beginners
Aug 26, 2015
Christian fasting sounds so simple, and yet all sorts of complications keep it from happening. Here is a basic guide for more consistent, biblical fasting.
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.
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.