Killing Sin Does Not Make You New
Feb 25, 2018
If we boil the Christian life down to simply killing sin, we rob ourselves of the deepest hope and highest joys.
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.
The Best Way to Find God’s Will for Your Gifts
Feb 24, 2018
Thousands of years before there were tests for profiling our personalities, finding our strengths, or identifying our spiritual gifts, there was the local church.
What Is the Unforgivable Sin?
Hope for Those Feeling Too Far Gone
Feb 23, 2018
It’s one thing to suppose that Jesus is out of his mind, but it’s another thing to attribute the work of God’s Spirit to the devil.
Learn to Laugh When Life Hurts
How Humor Helped Us Fight Cancer
Feb 22, 2018
No one laughs at the days to come if they haven’t yet learned to laugh at traffic jams, stubbed toes, and rained-out picnics.
‘God Did the Work, Period’
My Tribute to Billy Graham (1918–2018)
Feb 21, 2018
His greatest impact is the eternal difference he made in leading countless persons, from all over the world, out of destruction into everlasting joy.
How to Escape Emotional Rip Currents
Feb 21, 2018
Don’t ignore your emotions. Don’t stifle your emotions. Don’t despise your emotions. Instead, conform your emotions to God’s word.
You Can Win the War Against Sin
Three Promises for Today’s Temptation
Feb 21, 2018
If you’re discouraged in your battle against sin, remember that the war is normal, the war is winnable, and the war will end.
I Still Seek to Win Him
Letter to a Woman Married to an Unbeliever
Feb 20, 2018
It’s been 24 years and my husband is still not a believer. But as long as I have breath and that grace God supplies, I will seek to win him to Christ.
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.