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.
The Dark Side of Christmas
How Demons Spend the Holidays
Dec 17, 2018
Satan may have failed to dispose of the baby born in Bethlehem, but he has not stopped trying to write Christ out of Christmas.
Five Bad Reasons to Go to Church
Jul 8, 2019
Are the things you love about your church things you would appreciate and enjoy if God were not real?
How Could Heaven Not Have Sex?
May 28, 2019
We shouldn’t sigh when we read that neither sex nor marriage will be in heaven. Our Father who gave us these good gifts has greater things in store.
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.
Secret Sins Will Harm Others
Nov 27, 2020
If you want to love others well, take every temptation seriously. One of the best ways we can love those closest to us is by obeying God when no one else is watching.
Alone Against the Mob
Crowds, Cancel Culture, and Courage
Aug 31, 2020
Crowds have the power to make the timid brave, the good better, and the bad devastatingly worse — a reality we find in our Bibles and our day.
You Are Totally (Not) Depraved
How to Recover Positive Self-Image
May 14, 2018
The church should not be going to the world to learn about self-esteem and self-image. We should be the happiest and healthiest people on the planet.
The Dangerous Love of Ease
Dec 27, 2020
How many of us are yet to taste the spiritual adrenaline of a real adventure with God because we have not been willing to let go of our earthly comforts?
What Does Hell Say About God?
The Truth Many Cannot Bear to Hear
Oct 28, 2019
Many cannot bear the thought that a loving God would send anyone to hell. But from heaven, we will finally see that sin against God, not the punishment of it, is the true horror.
The Birth of Inconvenience
Parenthood in the Eyes of Demons
Dec 26, 2022
Once, Western societies prized their children. They were a woman’s glory and a man’s legacy. Now, however, even many Christians are feeling the birth of inconvenience.
Where Dead Men Lie
Letter to a Would-Be Adulterer
Jan 22, 2018
She says that she can satisfy your longings. She says that no one will know. She crowns you a king. Drown her lies with God’s word.
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.
Who Is the Fairest in the Land?
Lessons for Young Men on Attraction
Jun 3, 2020
How many single men today overlook wonderful Christian women because they’re looking for all the wrong things?
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?
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.
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.
Your Sin Runs Deeper Than You Think
Jun 11, 2020
Sin is not just a part of being human in a broken world. It is what broke the world.
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.
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.
Men Under Fire
Why We Need Male Friends
Jul 6, 2018
The enemy laughs when men charge into battle alone. But the earth quakes and demons flee when Spirit-filled men storm the gates of hell together.
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.
Lord, Spare Me from Success
Jun 25, 2019
If failure in life has brought us nearer to Christ, it was worth a thousand successes.
How to Win Any Argument
The Key to Abortion, Feminism, Politics, and More
Apr 24, 2020
If you want to understand and win every argument you have, you would do well to acquaint yourself with the startling and unsettling legacy of Ezekiel Benedict Bulver.
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