Safe, Comfortable, and Unhappy
Finding Life by Overcoming Fear
Mar 21, 2018
If you let fear keep you from doing what God has called you to do, you not only compromise your mission — you forfeit your happiness.
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.
To Great Things That Never Came
Mar 21, 2018
Hope loves the whole story. Hope breathes, laughs, and draws courage from knowing there are more pages to be read.
Everyone You Meet Will Live Forever
Evangelism in an Age of Unbelief
Mar 20, 2018
Perhaps more people would be willing to come with us to church on Sundays if we were willing to have them in our homes for dinner during the week.
Pleasure Set Him Free from Sexual Sin
Mar 20, 2018
Augustine’s life is the story of sovereign joy triumphing over every empty pleasure — and in their place giving a happiness that lasts forever.
“I Never Made a Sacrifice”
The Call and Question of David Livingstone
Mar 19, 2018
After suffering for decades to create pathways for the gospel in Africa and to combat the East African slave trade, David Livingstone said, “I never made a sacrifice.”
Did God Write the Story You Didn’t Want?
Mar 18, 2018
When God writes your story in a way you didn’t want, remember that there’s more to your story than you can see or understand now.
The Mass They Made
What Catholics Believe About Worship
Mar 17, 2018
What is a Catholic worship service like? Why do they do what they do? Why do Protestants worship the way we do?
The Path to Short-Lived Greatness
Mar 16, 2018
Greatness is misplaced and short-lived when we value our own personal benefit and reputation more than the real good of other people.
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.
How to Live Under an Unqualified President
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump is morally unqualified to be president of the United States. How then shall Christians live under such a leader?
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.