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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shades of Grace
Catholics and Protestants in Conversation
Oct 11, 2022
Both Catholics and Protestants may love words like justification, righteousness, and grace, but the realities they see in those words expose two very different religions.
Seminary of N.I.C.E.
How Satan Prepares Men for Ministry
Oct 17, 2022
How might Satan seek to counteract a pastor’s fruitful ministry? By enrolling him in the N.I.C.E. program.
King Over Kin
The Warm Danger of Earthly Loves
Oct 20, 2022
If your wife or husband or child or parent left the faith and tried to pull you away with him or her, would you?
The Indispensable Lives of Ordinary Christians
Oct 30, 2022
When the world judges us as unimpressive, and we see ourselves as expendable, Jesus turns to us and speaks one word: “indispensable.”
How to Care for a Pastor
Five Ways to Uplift Your Shepherds
Nov 14, 2022
Many of us want to bless our pastors better, but don’t know how. Here are five ways to love the men entrusted with watching over your soul.
Honor an Old Face
The Lost Art of Respecting Our Elders
Nov 27, 2022
In a day that prizes technology, beauty, and youth, we easily neglect a command once taken for granted: honor the elderly among you.
The Secret Failure of Many Leaders
Dec 8, 2022
Even good leaders and pastors can grow self-reliant over time and need the reminder that no ministry can succeed without their Lord.
The Starving Eyes of Man
Why We Ache to See Glory
Dec 20, 2022
Of all the sights in heaven and earth, only one can satisfy the ravenous eyes of man: Jesus Christ in all his glory.
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.
The Curse Under Our Breath
What Grumbling Sounds Like to God
Jan 8, 2023
If we could hear all that our grumbling says, we would be slower to murmur and quicker to seek more joy in God.
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