The Light and Momentary Success of the Wicked
Jan 22, 2023
Many see how the wicked prosper and abandon the costly path of faith and godliness. If only they could see where each path leads.
Begin Where You Are
How to Renew Your Prayer Life
Jan 12, 2023
C.S. Lewis wrote a book on prayer in which he pens four words that might change your prayer life: “Begin where you are.”
Wisdom Above Came Below
How Christmas Speaks to Our Confusion
Dec 15, 2022
Wisdom from above is not merely about knowing what is true but knowing how to live. It addresses the head, heart, and hands.
The Joy of Christian Duty
Dec 2, 2022
Is there a good, wise, and Christian Hedonistic way of celebrating the value of duty in the Christian life?
The Sweetness of a Godward Meal
Dad’s Wisdom for Thanksgiving Day
Nov 24, 2022
“My son, eat honey, for it is good.” On Thanksgiving Day, a father and son discuss taste buds, honey, and the sweetness of wisdom to the soul.
How a Head Loves a Body
Watching Husbands and Wives Dance Well
Nov 12, 2022
In the church and in marriage, the head and body are profoundly interdependent. You can’t have one without the other.
Living Among Majesties
The Grandeur of the People of God
Oct 23, 2022
“As for the saints in the land, they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight.” The Bible sees a majesty in believers that believers themselves often miss.
The Beautiful Roots of Courageous Submission
Oct 3, 2022
God describes feminine courage very differently from how the world does. So what makes a godly woman brave, and how might that change her marriage?
What Spoils the Lord’s Supper?
How Not to Come to the Table
Sep 11, 2022
In many churches, the Lord’s Supper feels somber, heavy, and introspective. But is that what Jesus intended when he broke the bread and poured the cup?
Be Comforted in Your Smallness
Aug 31, 2022
Does one of your callings in life feel overwhelming? Let C.S. Lewis help you take comfort in your smallness.
Everything in God Is God
How to Think About His Attributes
Aug 1, 2022
How might we think in an orderly way about God’s attributes? Here’s often overlooked help from Jonathan Edwards.
Do Infant Baptisms Count?
Reconsidering Open Membership
Jul 27, 2022
If a Christian wants to join your baptist church but they tell you that they were baptized as a child, what do you do?
The Prudence Bucket
Applying the Bible to Gray Areas
Jul 14, 2022
Many of the most difficult decisions churches face are ones the Bible does not clearly address. This means pastors have to regularly practice humble, Bible-saturated prudence.
Triage in the Trenches
When Do Second-Tier Issues Divide?
Jul 10, 2022
If sexuality and baptism are both second-tier issues, why is the former often more divisive in the wider church today?
Immersed into Mission
Why Jesus Commands Us to Baptize
Jun 21, 2022
Being baptized into the church means being immersed in its mission. The old has passed and a new life now begins.
Do Unto Authors
Four Principles for Reading Well
Jun 10, 2022
The best readers gladly observe the Golden Rule: they read others as they would want to be read.
Submit Your Felt Reality to God
May 19, 2022
Our own sense of reality is not the same as reality itself. And simply recognizing that distinction can be the first step toward aligning our thoughts and emotions with God’s word.
A Most Harmful Medicine
How Subjectivism Poisons a Society
May 9, 2022
The surest way to give the world over to evil is to begin to deny such evil exists. And this is exactly what we have begun doing.
Invisible and Unmistakable
How Scripture Pictures the Holy Spirit
Apr 21, 2022
If you want to understand the Holy Spirit better, you can begin by grasping the images of the Spirit given in Scripture: wind and breath, spirit and river, oil and bird.
I Have No Good Apart from You
Prayer of the Satisfied Heart
Apr 11, 2022
Many of us struggle to experience contentment because we look for it in the wrong places. The satisfied heart prays, “You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you.”
Kneeling Among Lions
Learning to Pray Like Daniel
Mar 20, 2022
Before Daniel courageously survived the lions’ den, he courageously knelt before his God. What can we learn from his brave prayer?
The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Questioning How We Frame Reality
Mar 12, 2022
Are you ever perplexed that two people can experience the same event and come to very different conclusions about what happened?
Walk the War Before You
What It Means to Live by the Spirit
Feb 17, 2022
If the Spirit lives in you, you do not need to give in to sinful desires anymore. You will not be perfect, but you can be increasingly free.
Lord, Deliver Me from Me
A Daily Prayer Against Unbelief
Feb 7, 2022
When doubts assail and fears prevail, run to your Father in prayer: “Preserve me, O God, for I take refuge in you.”
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