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.
The One Thing You Must Never Lose
Jun 22, 2018
You can lose your wallet. You can lose your dreams. You can lose your health. You can even lose your life. But you cannot afford to lose this.
God’s Unexpected Answer to Our Prayers for Revival
Jun 15, 2018
Some things we fear, like suffering and persecution, are often the very things that God uses to answer our prayers for awakening.
What Are You Waiting For?
Jun 12, 2018
Every child of God is always waiting on him for something. What is God calling you to do while you wait?
My Marriage Will End When Life Begins
Jun 1, 2018
God brought my wife and me to a cemetery on our anniversary to bring us greater joy in our marriage and life itself.
The Devil Is Not in the Details
Fighting Temptation with Specific Truth
May 25, 2018
The devil is not an artist but a vandal. He doesn’t create; he distorts, disfigures, and defaces what God makes.
How Satan Gets a Hold on You
May 17, 2018
Our best protection against demons is less preoccupation with them and more preoccupation with God.
You Must Disappoint Someone
How to Say No to Good Things
May 11, 2018
Some of us will waste our lives not because we said yes to bad things, but because we didn’t know how to say no to good things.
How to Pray About What You Say
May 4, 2018
Whatever it takes, Lord, let the words of our mouths be acceptable in your sight and a source of nourishment and refreshment to your people.
Love Disturbs the Peace
Why Christians Must Be Contentious
Apr 27, 2018
It is true that we must fight hard for peace, but it is also true that there are times we must contend for the love of God and vulnerable souls.
Have You Buried Your Gifts?
Apr 21, 2018
You have been given talents. They are valued very highly by the Lord. What are you doing with them? Let this question sober you and liberate you.