‘It Doesn’t Make Sense’
When We’re Blindsided by Suicide
Sep 18, 2019
In the wake of another devastating suicide, Jon Bloom wrestles with the mysteries Christians have to suffer because of sin.
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.
Bound Together for Good
Lessons for White Christians from the Black Church
Sep 17, 2019
Ethnic harmony in our churches depends, in part, on our learning from the past. Here are three lessons from the history of the black church in America.
How to Suffer Without Grumbling
Why I Love the Apostle Paul
Sep 16, 2019
We will only suffer well when we believe that our suffering is filled with purpose — unshakable, God-ordained, everlasting purpose.
We Yawn Because We Forget
Uncovering the Wonder of Christ
Sep 15, 2019
The next time you open the Bible looking for Jesus, remember that not everyone can see him like you can.
How Do I Choose a Spouse?
Seven Principles for Marrying Well
Sep 14, 2019
The second most important decision our children will make is whom to marry. How can we help them marry well?
What Makes Any Story Great?
The Secret Hidden in Our Hearts
Sep 13, 2019
We love epic stories for a very simple reason: because we live in one.
My Prayer for the Furnace
How I Ask God to Heal
Sep 12, 2019
Our sovereign God can heal us, we believe that he will heal us, and even if he doesn’t heal us now, we will praise his name.
Fill Your Heavy Heart with Heaven
Counsel for the Downcast
Sep 11, 2019
The remedy for morbid introspection is not, first, right thoughts about yourself, but right thoughts about Christ, his work, and his grace.
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.