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.
The Strongest Men Are Gentle
Jan 16, 2019
Insecure men flex and threaten. Men who are secure in their strength, and their Lord’s, are eager to let their gentleness be known to all.
Made for Another World
Remembering C.S. Lewis
Nov 22, 2016
Today is the anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis (1898–1963).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Come What May
Finding Patience and Joy in a Slow Calamity
Mar 27, 2020
God has prepared us, through an almost forgotten prophet, for a slow-moving calamity like the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
‘I Shall Not Be Shaken’
How God Removes Our Greatest Fears
Feb 9, 2020
If you are in Christ, God is your reliable Savior, your sovereign Lord, and your greatest Treasure. No matter what comes, you will not be shaken.
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.
Seize the Morning
New Habits for a New Year
Dec 30, 2019
A thousand potential distractions compete for our attention in the first moments of each day. And almost all of them can wait until we first hear from God.
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.
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.
Fasting for Beginners
Aug 26, 2015
Christian fasting sounds so simple, and yet all sorts of complications keep it from happening. Here is a basic guide for more consistent, biblical fasting.
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.
Let God Blow Away Your Anxiety
Three Big Promises for the Fight
Jan 31, 2019
A great first step in fighting worry about what God hasn’t provided is thanking him for what he has.
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.
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.
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.
Prayer Is for the Humbled
How God Meets Us in Desperation
Apr 2, 2020
The prayerful are humble, and the humble delight to pray. If humility had a sound, it would be the voice of prayer.