How (Not) to Stay Lukewarm
Nov 19, 2017
I was separated from Christ, lost in my sins, under the wrath of God — all the while thinking I was a Christian.
Why Are So Many So Silent?
The Insider Movement in America
Nov 13, 2017
Jesus is worth living for, even when it means the loss of social media friends, acceptance with family, or our very lives.
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
How to Know God Really Loves You
Nov 2, 2017
We will always question God’s love for us if we define his love by how we feel and not by what he has done.
How to Train Your Dragons
Killing Pet Sins Before They Kill You
Oct 14, 2017
Too many Christians try to wean ourselves off of sin instead of killing it. But Jesus said to the forgiven, “Go and sin no more.”
Jan Hus (c. 1369–1415)
Oct 2, 2017
Jan Hus was a preacher, a political figure, a prophet, a proto-Reformer, and a martyr of the first class.
Something Greater Than Us
A Groom’s Heart on His Wedding Day
Sep 30, 2017
Today, I step into something greater than me. Today, God casts me into the role of his Son. Today, I get married.
A Birmingham Letter for Wittenberg’s Door
Sep 18, 2017
Too many minorities have refused the gospel because they believed the lie that it was the white man’s religion.
The Most Subtle Form of Pride
Sep 4, 2017
Christ alone strengthens timid hearts, emboldens scared disciples, and makes the weak strong.
The Monumental Problem
Hashtag Activism and Covert Racism
Aug 28, 2017
We all wish we could have been there. To march with MLK, to sit on Rosa’s bus. But we are not there, we are here. We must fight the horrors of today.
Lost in Translation
How Christianese Hides the Gospel
Aug 23, 2017
Are our neighbors not responding to the gospel because they have no idea what we are actually talking about?
The Great Wall of Cotton
Why We Hit Snooze on God
Aug 14, 2017
One of the most vital questions we continually face as modern Christians is this: Savior or the snooze button?
When Love Is War
Extending Grace in Conflict
Jul 29, 2017
God purchased the greatest remedy to help during our most painful arguments: grace.
The Sermon Satan Loves to Hear
Jul 9, 2017
If the preacher is bored with what he sees in the Bible, even Satan will make sure we make it to church this Sunday.
Take Up Thy Swords
A Challenge to Memorize Chapters
Jun 14, 2017
Memorizing chapters of the Bible is not for extraordinary Christians, but for any Christian at war with their sin and in wonder of their Savior.
Dump Your Dream Girl
Confessions of a Hopeless Romantic
Jun 3, 2017
I expected heaven on earth now, so I was searching for the great Romance to be found with a mere mortal. But God is a better storyteller than Disney.
Marriage Is Not the Mission
Apr 17, 2017
To live is not to marry. To live is not to raise children. To live is not to find “the one.” To live is Jesus Christ.
A Savior Stepped Forward
Apr 13, 2017
No hero has traveled more distance, suffered more pain, or shown more love for their bride than Jesus Christ.
The Dark Side of Small Group
Feb 27, 2017
If our churches and small groups leave us feeling like sin is not really that bad, even Satan will try and convince us to go.
How to Love When You Don’t Feel It
Feb 16, 2017
Sin often wraps its cold, lifeless fingers around our hearts, and chills us towards God and others. We must feed love the fuel of faith-filled action.
Is Dr. King Coming to Dinner?
Jan 16, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream that sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave masters would break bread together in the spirit of brotherhood. Has that dream found a seat around our dinner tables?
Find a Friend to Wound You
Sep 17, 2016
In a world of political correctness and hyper-sensitivity to criticism, friends with backbones are nearly as extinct as they are unwelcome.
From Flight to Fight
How Christians Struggle with Sin
Sep 5, 2016
Fleeing from sin is not merely running away, it's re-positioning for war.
When Jesus Says ‘I Love You’
Jul 17, 2016
Jesus does not love like an absent father, ex-boyfriend, or unfaithful friend. His love is proven. He will never leave.