Practice Defeating Your Distractions
Jan 14, 2019
Constant practice is the only way any skill is grown and maintained in anything, including defeating distraction and cultivating focus.
How to Do Everything to the Glory of God
Jan 4, 2019
“Do all to the glory of God” means more than thanking God for the food we eat. It means doing whatever it takes to love our neighbors for Jesus’s sake.
When Our Waiting Will Be Over
Dec 30, 2018
As you look ahead to next year, look to the day when night will be no more, when sin will be behind you, and when all your waiting will be over.
Enter the Dragon Slayer
How God Took Satan’s Breath Away
Dec 15, 2018
From the garden, to the manger, through the cross, to that final day, watch the devil rise in anticipation, writhe in agony, and then fall before the Dragon Slayer.
Prostitutes, Mistresses, and the Messiah
Seven Great Women of Ill Repute
Dec 7, 2018
If your past feels too broken to redeem, meet the seven great women of ill repute behind the sinless Son of God.
Bend Every Pleasure Back to God
Enjoying Gratitude with C.S. Lewis
Nov 22, 2018
Would you like to be a more joy-drenched, thankful person? Learn, with C.S. Lewis, how to bend every pleasure back to God.
Fill Your Wandering Heart with Thankfulness
Nov 18, 2018
The more thankful we are for all that God has done for us, the less vulnerable we are to almost every sin.
Do You Work When You Should Rest?
Nov 10, 2018
Jesus often calls us to rest in the areas of life where our flesh wants to work, and to work in the areas of life where our flesh wants to rest.
Distraction Can Cost You Everything
Oct 30, 2018
If we do not pay close attention to what God says, we will eventually drift away. Distraction can cost you the kingdom.
Prophecy for Beginners
Ten Frequently Asked Questions
Oct 20, 2018
If you believe that God still gives prophecy in the church today, here are three simple ways to earnestly pursue the gift: Pray. Prepare. Practice.
How to Live a Simple and Wasted Life
Oct 12, 2018
Henry David Thoreau wanted to “live deep” — to scrape away the superficial and get to life’s substance. But he didn’t find what he was looking for.
What Does Prophecy Look Like Today?
Oct 1, 2018
God’s authoritative and sufficient word, the Bible, is final and decisive for his church. And it tells us to “earnestly desire” to prophesy.
Should You Earnestly Desire to Prophesy?
Sep 21, 2018
God wants our churches to exercise prophecy so that we will be upbuilt as we experience together the friendship of God through his Spirit.
What Do Cessationists Believe About Prophecy?
Sep 17, 2018
The Bible is unspeakably precious, and its authority and sufficiency must be gladly guarded for the sake of Christ’s glory and the church’s joy.
The Secret to Self-Discipline
Sep 7, 2018
You do not lack self-discipline because you lack willpower. Your willpower has simply conquered your desires for God.
Lord, Make Me a City on a Hill
Aug 31, 2018
True Christianity is not mainly about what we say about Jesus or how well we say it, but whether we live like we know him.
Yawning at Majesty
How to Fight Boredom with the Bible
Aug 26, 2018
You can only feel lukewarm about the Bible if you refuse to take what it says seriously.
The Greatest Thing You Can Do with Your Life
Aug 10, 2018
See your life today as an assignment from God. And stay faithful at your post until the Lord moves you.
Your Life Is Not Boring
Aug 5, 2018
Whenever you are tempted to yawn at your life, remember that everything about you was God’s idea.
Jesus Understands Your Loneliness
Jul 27, 2018
It may be true that no one on earth understands what you are going through, but someone does.
Bored to Life
How to Fight Spiritual Apathy
Jul 20, 2018
Boredom is not the opposite of busyness, but the opposite of wonder. If you only treat the busyness, you’ll never meet your deeper need.
Don’t Underestimate the Enemies of Your Soul
Jul 13, 2018
Try to take back ground from Satan, and expect that all hell will break loose — and that your God will prove stronger than hell.
Spiritual Growth Is Not an Accident
Jul 7, 2018
God has given us each “gardens” to tend, and he expects us to work and keep them. What we do (or don’t do) really matters.
God Doesn’t Waste Words
Jun 29, 2018
The details we’re tempted to ignore in the Bible often tell a story we need to hear.