Why We Call the Worst Friday ‘Good’
Apr 14, 2017
It was the single most horrible day in the history of the world. No incident has ever been more tragic, and no future event will ever match it.
Remember Saint Patrick
Mar 17, 2014
Deep beneath modern celebrations is Patrick’s mission of pioneering the gospel among the unreached, despite the frowning face of the church establishment.
Made for Another World
Remembering C.S. Lewis
Nov 22, 2016
Today is the anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis (1898–1963).
The World Needs More One-Woman Men
Sep 29, 2015
The “one-woman man” seems like an endangered species today. It’s increasingly rare to come across married men who are truly faithful to their bride.
Six Lessons in Good Listening
Apr 3, 2014
Listening is one of the easiest things you’ll ever do, and one of the hardest and most important. Here are six lessons to help you listen well.
Resolved: To Read the Bible
Why and How to Journey in the Word
Dec 31, 2014
It is remarkable that we have Bibles we can read personally, whenever we want. For most of church history, that has not been the case.
Do You Exercise Like a Nonbeliever?
Nov 3, 2016
Regular human movement has been assumed throughout history, but the innovations of modern life have made a sedentary lifestyle more typical than ever before.
What Does ‘The Shack’ Say About Your Pain?
Mar 2, 2017
‘The Shack’ movie releases in theaters this weekend, as this year marks the tenth anniversary of Paul Young’s self-published novel of the same title.
When Jesus Haunts Your Halloween
Oct 28, 2013
Jesus came to conquer fear, to truly haunt whatever haunts us. We have no need to fear this night. This is our night now.
The Reformation: Trick or Treat?
Oct 31, 2013
It’s no accident that October 31 is both Halloween and the day remembered for the start of the Reformation.
Do You Exercise for the Wrong Reasons?
Jan 26, 2017
Glorifying God with our bodies is not mainly about what we don’t do. They are gifts from him to grow and develop, not bury and let languish.
Four Prayers for Bible Reading
Sep 21, 2015
Prayer is a conversation God starts. His voice sounds in the Scriptures and climactically in the person and work of his Son.
Take Halloween Captive
Oct 31, 2015
Halloween is not a threat. It’s an opportunity. Here are five ways to prepare your heart and home for advancing the gospel on October 31.
The Heart of Christian Husbanding
Sep 29, 2016
A husband doesn’t need money to make his wife happy. What she wants most isn’t something he can buy, but it is costly — himself.
This Is Not Worth Quacking About
Dec 19, 2013
Did A&E know what would happen when it suspended Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson? Whether it was intentional or not, they are cashing in on millions in free advertising. Perhaps it’s really about LGBT rights at the cable and satellite…
Fasting for Beginners
Aug 26, 2015
Fasting sounds so simple, and yet all sorts of complications keep it from happening. To help you start down the slow path to good fasting, here are six simple pieces of advice.
The Triumph of Joy
Apr 5, 2015
Easter Sunday announces, in the voice of the risen Christ, “Your sorrow will turn into joy” (John 16:20) and “no one will take your joy from you” (John 16:22).
Marry the Bible This Year
Dec 28, 2017
The more resolutions we try to bite off at the same time, the less likely we are to make real and lasting progress on any of them.
Treat Yourself to the Voice of God
Sep 7, 2016
Don’t fool yourself into thinking there’s any virtue in making Bible time as unpleasant as possible.
The Mission of Saint Patrick
Mar 17, 2013
Don’t forget to wear your green today. It’s Saint Patrick’s Day. Before thumbing your nose at all the carousing and empty revelry that much of the day has become, it’s worth taking at least a brief glance at the inspiring…
How to Stay Christian on Campus
Sep 7, 2015
They call it “the bubble”: the perception that your campus is quarantined off from the surrounding world. Life is different when you’re safe “in the bubble.” Or is it?
Five Tips for Bible Memory
Feb 9, 2015
In Scripture memory, learning the text by heart is secondary. Taking the text to heart is primary.
Though You Slay Me
May 7, 2017
Our most precious praises are when we cling to Christ in the most horrible moments, knowing that he has walked our path, felt our barb, and received our nail.
True Leadership Is Sacrifice, Not Privilege
Nov 10, 2016
Presidents, pastors, husbands, and fathers need to know that true leadership is about giving, not taking.