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.
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.
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