‘All Will Rest in Peace’
How Satan Comforts the Bereaved
Aug 9, 2020
“He’s in a better place.” Has any lie in history led more people away from heaven?
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.
Only Halfway Home
Demons, Disciple-Making, and Middle-Age
Aug 8, 2020
Laboring for others’ happiness in Jesus, at every stage of our lives, is a vital element in laboring for our own happiness in Jesus.
Brave Words with a Broken Heart
The Unusual Boldness of the Apostle Paul
Aug 7, 2020
Boldness without gentleness betrays the unrelenting kindness of God. Gentleness without courage betrays the God who never compromises.
Time Alone for God
The Ageless Habits of Jesus Christ
Aug 6, 2020
We know more about the everyday habits of Jesus than we often realize. And you may be surprised how timeless and relevant they are today.
America Was Never Home
How Christian Exiles Love a Nation Like Ours
Aug 5, 2020
This world is not our home, yet God has placed us here for a purpose. We are both strangers and citizens, exiles and ambassadors.
Already, Not Yet
How to Live in the Last Days
Aug 4, 2020
At Christ’s first coming, he inaugurated the last days; at his second coming, he will complete them. Until then, we live in “the overlap of the ages.”
A Christian Alternative to Outrage Culture
Aug 3, 2020
Without a broken heart, our boldness can become brash, harsh, severe, cruel, angry, impatient, and obnoxious — all in the name of Christian courage.
Let Your Dream Church Die
How Discontentment Destroys Community
Aug 2, 2020
When discontentment with our church begins to rise, it may mean God is leading us elsewhere. But often he’s just calling us to rise up and be the church.
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.