When You Can’t Hear God, Keep Talking to Him
Aug 28, 2017
When it feels like you’re “sorrowful and barely rejoicing,” lay aside the weight of “getting it together.” Bring all your pains and troubles to the God who loves to listen.
Well Pleased with Weakness
Jul 4, 2017
The world hides its weakness. The Christian boasts in it. In Christ, we can be weak, knowing that the Lord’s power is made perfect in our weaknesses.
Eat and Drink with Jesus
Enjoying Our Lord at His Table
Apr 30, 2017
At the Lord’s Table, we meet with Christ, link arms as his family, and walk forward together toward eternal glory in the strength he supplies.
Uncertain but Unshaken
Four Anchors for the Waves You Face
Apr 25, 2017
When the waves of life threaten to drown us, God reminds us that he is our protection, our pleasure, and our power, all for his glory.
Two Lies Satan Tells Us in Suffering
Feb 22, 2017
Satan loves to whisper two lies in our suffering: God doesn’t care about you, and your comfort now is what matters most.
Don’t Trade Away God’s Help Today
Dec 29, 2016
When life gets busy, prayer is often the first thing to go. We far too easily set aside the greatest power and privilege any person has ever known.
New Mercies Every Morning
Dec 1, 2016
Every day brings new burdens to bear. Fortunately, it also brings new mercy and grace. Here are three ways to fight fear and anxiety with faith.
The Best Friends Are Born for Adversity
Jun 22, 2016
No one is okay on their own. We all need blood-bought brothers and sisters born for adversity, friends ready to take on every trial and hardship with us.
Beware the Busyness of Summer Break
May 29, 2016
We all look forward to summer break, but many of us fill it too much to enjoy it, and we miss out on more of God in the process.
Five Ways God Relates to You
May 3, 2016
Every healthy relationship requires regular rhythms of communication and affection. We need to reminded of the love and security we enjoy with God. Here are five ways he cares for you.
Does Same-Sex Attraction Disqualify Someone from Ministry?
Mar 16, 2016
The Bible does not disqualify the same-sex attracted from the ministry. Will you?
12 Promises for Perseverance in Bible Reading
Jan 4, 2016
Many Christians begin another year with fresh energy and resolve to read their Bibles. Here are twelves promises to keep you reading all year long.
Grace Turns Giving Upside Down
Building God into Your Budget
Dec 27, 2015
God loves cheerful giving and will give more to cheerful givers so that they can give more away. We give more to give more.
The Lasting Pain of Quick Fixes
Nov 17, 2015
Many people do not grasp the distinctions between different types of pain, and so they fail to treat the pain correctly. Spiritually, attempts at quick fixes to chronic conditions can sadly produce deeper pain, deeper guilt, and a lingering sense that we aren’t doing enough to appease God.
Can a Good God Bring Pain?
Oct 6, 2015
Do you believe that God can author pain or suffering in your life for your good? Could affliction, from a larger, longer perspective, be a carefully, lovingly chosen method for blessing? Some say absolutely not. If our heavenly Father brings…
God Brings Us Suffering for Others’ Sake
Jul 6, 2015
God works all things for the good of those who love him. One way he works for us is to comfort us in suffering, so that we will be able to comfort others. Therefore, we must be ready share our comfort in the midst of suffering because God’s glory is at stake and because the sufferers are many.
When Worship Is Our Lifeline
Feb 15, 2015
Of all the ways we might provide a biblical basis for corporate worship, there is one that has risen to the top for me as a pastor in the nitty-gritty trenches of everyday ministry. It has become so obvious to…
A Hope Greater Than Healing
Oct 9, 2014
In your neighborhood, across our nation, and around the globe, the world we live in is broken and futile in all kinds of ways.