Desperate for Distraction
Why We’re Bad at Being Alone
Jan 9, 2022
For many, “quiet time” is anything but quiet. Distractions, diversions, and notifications fill the room. How can we learn to get alone with God in our brave, new world of distractions?
Repentance for a New Year
Jan 2, 2022
When you hear God’s summons to repent, do you hear an invitation to misery, or a doorway to joy?
Christmas with an Empty Chair
When the Holiday Just Isn’t the Same
Dec 23, 2021
We need not hide or suppress the pain of loss at Christmas. God means for the pain to deepen our joy and hope in him.
How God Weighs Our Words
Dec 13, 2021
Few thoughts should make us slower to speak than this one: on judgment day, every word we speak will stand before the throne of God.
The Many and Marvelous Names of Jesus
Nov 28, 2021
Why so many names for Jesus? Because God wanted us to know that we will always have more to see and love in him.
Victory That Lasts
Where to Begin Against Lust
Nov 18, 2021
Many fail to gain victory in sexual purity because they begin with how and not with why.
Take the Hill
How Mission Brings Men Together
Nov 11, 2021
The apostle Paul labored shoulder to shoulder with men in such a way that he could call them “fellow soldiers.” Do we have such men beside us?
Sin Is Not Who You Are
Nov 2, 2021
If you could see yourself how God sees you in Christ, you would have all you need to overcome any temptation.
For God So Warned the World
How He Keeps the Ones He Loves
Oct 26, 2021
When you come to a warning in the Bible, do you ignore it because of grace, or do you look for the grace in it?
Live Like You’ll Live Forever
Oct 23, 2021
How might it change us if we really believed that we, and every soul we meet, will live forever?
Every Other Way Leads to Death
Why We Keep Sharing Christ
Oct 14, 2021
No matter how many rejections you’ve received, no matter how much fruit hasn’t come, no matter how discouraged you feel, do not grow weary in sharing Christ.
Feed the Sheep by Any Hand
Fighting Envy in Pastoral Ministry
Oct 3, 2021
The best shepherds know they aren’t the best shepherd. And so they gladly lead their sheep to him.
In a World of Dragons
Our Deep Desire for Somewhere Else
Sep 27, 2021
If your wildest dream came true, another would grow behind it. Beware of expecting a happiness from earth that you will only find from heaven.
The Illusion of Normal Days
Sep 12, 2021
The return of Christ should shape our lives in such a way that worldly people laugh at how we’ve wasted them.
Why Won’t You Dance?
Following Christ in an Unappeasable World
Sep 6, 2021
No matter how winsome, how nuanced, or how gentle you are, if you live faithfully for Jesus Christ, you will offend others — and likely will be hated.
Is My Christian Life Just a Dream?
Aug 13, 2021
How do you know you are really a Christian and not simply making it up in your mind?
A Believer’s Guide to Redeeming Time
Aug 8, 2021
Before you turn to the next best-seller on personal productivity, ask what God has said about redeeming time.
The Treasure Slipping Silently Away
Jul 18, 2021
One of life’s greatest secrets is that time is more valuable than most of what we spend our time trying to have.
A Place to Eat, Sleep, and Watch
Emptiness in the Modern Household
Jul 12, 2021
For many families today, the household is mainly a place of eating, sleeping, and entertainment. For many families in the past, it was a place of production and purpose.
Lord, Spare Our Land
How Revival Begins in America
Jul 4, 2021
If God spares the United States of America, it will be because the faithful kept praying, kept gathering, kept sharing, kept serving, kept loving.
‘May You Worship Your Father’s God’
The Spiritual Legacy of Faithful Men
Jun 20, 2021
In the heart of godly fathers, one hope for our children rises above every other: may you worship your father’s God.
Assume the Best of Others
Resilient Love in an Age of Suspicion
Jun 13, 2021
In societies soaked with suspicion, Christians set ourselves apart by being refreshingly ready to hope for the best in others.
If You Could See the End
The Story God Writes in Suffering
Jun 7, 2021
Immerse your heart and mind in the story God is writing, so that you can see beyond the darkness when your shadows come.
Bored to Death
How Triviality Ruins a Man
May 30, 2021
Life is short. Eternity presses near. Don’t let Satan tempt you into wasting the few breaths you have on what is trivial.
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