Do You Want the Friends You Need?
Jan 17, 2018
Meet Earnest: He speaks with urgency and sincerity. He says the things others won’t. You may not want this friend, but he’s exactly the one you 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 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.
How to Prepare for the Gym
Four Things to Bring to Your Workout
Jan 16, 2018
A prepared Christian at the gym can serve as a weapon against the enemy, while an ill-prepared one is a sitting duck.
Lord, Revive My First Love
Jan 16, 2018
We need to invite Jesus to search our souls. We need the diagnosis and treatment of the Great Physician. We need him to revive our first love.
Providence Is No Excuse
Exposing a Reformed White Supremacist
Jan 15, 2018
Reformed theology alone will not save us from massive moral blind spots.
Before You Believed, You Belonged
Jan 14, 2018
Those who come to Jesus were drawn by the Father. And those who were drawn by the Father always belonged to him.
How Have Catholics Changed Since Luther?
Jan 13, 2018
In 1520, Pope Leo X called the Reformers foxes and beasts. In 2017, Pope Francis called Protestants brothers. What changed in the last 500 years?
What the Devil Doesn’t Want You to Know
Jan 12, 2018
The devil wants you to hear drudgery and boredom and bondage in God’s commands. God wants you to hear love and life and joy.
Waiting for God to Text Back
Jan 11, 2018
We celebrate quick victories, immediate healings, and fast-answered prayers. But God moves slower than we want for his own glory.
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.