The Search for Manly Men of God
A History of Muscular Christianity
Sep 27, 2022
The Muscular Christianity movement sought to reach and reclaim men adrift in an increasingly feminine world. Many of the questions asked by the movement still need answers today.
The Dark Side of Equality
Sep 5, 2022
Equality can be a gift and mercy in an unjust world. But when cries for sameness rise up against God-established authority, we see equality’s dark side.
O Beard, Where Art Thou?
Aug 22, 2022
Beards are no prerequisite for godly manhood. In days like ours, though, they can be a symbol for it.
Martyr or Madman?
The Unnerving Faith of Ignatius
Aug 14, 2022
What person would not only submit to martyrdom, but would embrace it, relish it, and even eagerly long for it? Ignatius of Antioch.
Are You Not Provoked?
The Jealousy of Godly Men
Aug 4, 2022
Too many men sit around and watch the world burn without stepping up to tell someone about Jesus.
The Progressive Pilgrim
Allegory for an Easy Age
Jul 22, 2022
The world, the devil, and your flesh will tell you there is surely an easier way to heaven than the narrow way, a more comfortable burden than the cross, and a more reasonable spirituality than self-denial requires.
If Your Brother Sins Against You
How to Forgive and Let Go
Jul 13, 2022
When we are the victim of another’s sin, we are often in danger of becoming a culprit in how we respond.
The Costs of Thin Christianity
Jul 5, 2022
The deepest, fullest, most vibrant unity is found in embracing, not a few favorite verses, but everything God has said in his word.
What Happened to Christian Reverence?
Jun 23, 2022
Where reverence withers, worship suffers.
Do Not Fear to Leave This World
Jun 15, 2022
Want to measure your growth in grace? Consider how deeply you long for heaven.
Because They Are No More
Jun 6, 2022
If a pitiless culture will not mourn for the missing, she will.
Seeing Is Not Believing
Why We Miss God in Daily Life
May 29, 2022
Some imagine they would believe in God if he would simply write his message in the clouds. But what if he actually did?
Face Your Fear of Man
How Christ Delivers from Human Approval
May 16, 2022
Jesus could love people like he did because he did not fear them like we do.
Stuck Between the World and God
How I Almost Died in Indecision
May 6, 2022
God is not honored by mere checked boxes. He’s honored by a life that says he can be trusted, obeyed, and treasured above all else.
The Love in His Grief
How the Spirit Responds to Our Sin
Apr 18, 2022
The Spirit can be grieved with us. But if we are in Christ, the Spirit will never leave us.
What God Can Do in One Conversation
Recovering the Power of Personal Evangelism
Apr 9, 2022
In all the emphases on slow, patient, relational evangelism, have we forgotten just how much God can do in a single conversation?
Sympathy Without Distress
The Exalted Compassion of Christ
Apr 2, 2022
The risen Jesus remembers us, loves us, intercedes for us — and not in a way that diminishes his heavenly joy. That is really good news.
The Subtle Way to Waste Your Life
Confessions of a Sophisticated Sloth
Mar 24, 2022
Life is rarely wasted all at once, but rather through thousands of small, seemingly insignificant moments.
Lord, Let Me Die
Mercy for Those Tired of Living
Mar 13, 2022
Some walk through the valley of the shadow of death and long to just lie down. How does God respond to those who pray for life to end?
As for Me and My House
The Delightful Duty of Family Religion
Mar 7, 2022
God doesn’t want worship to be a tiny corner of family life. He wants worship to touch every room, closet, and hallway.
The Contagion of Cowardice
Feb 22, 2022
God requires a lot of men in the church. The enemies are real, and the risks are great. Will we trust God enough to lay aside our fears?
Sons of Lionhearted Saints
Recovering Our Lost Lineage
Feb 13, 2022
The pages of Scripture are filled with the stories of brothers and sisters meant to stir up your heart and keep you following Jesus.
Let Tragedy Find Us Living
Feb 4, 2022
The story of Job reminds us that our world can be undone in an afternoon. Have you prepared your soul for the worst that may come?
In Love with the Life You Don’t Have
Jan 30, 2022
Discontentment comes subtly, easily, naturally. Contentment comes slowly, deeply, supernaturally.
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