The Nicene Creed speaks of Jesus as “begotten, not made.” What does that mean, and why does it matter?
How can we tell if our desire for money is a good, God-given desire, instead of a love for Mammon? Pastor John offers seven ways to discern the difference.
How can we tell if we are spiritually lukewarm, like the Christians in Laodicea? We can look at our private prayer life.
Unless the Bible informs what we love most about God, we risk imagining a god in our own likeness, rather than treasuring him for who he really is.
Paul warns us about some who are “always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth.” What kind of person does he have in mind?
Suffering often feels meaningless in the moment. So how can Christians learn not only to endure trials, but to rejoice in the midst of them?
If we cope with stress by watching movies, posting on social media, or consuming other forms of entertainment, what does that say about our souls?
God promises eternal rewards for his people’s present obedience. But does every sin cost us one of those rewards?
Ingratitude can make us feel unwanted and unnoticed. But our Father in heaven sees in secret, and he will more than make up for every thankless deed.
Some marketing succeeds by cultivating consumerism in the human heart. Can a Christian glorify God in that kind of job?
Some tragedies make life feel barely worth living anymore. So is there any hope that we could one day be happy and at peace again?