From Chaos to Christ
Gratitude for Ravi Zacharias (1946–2020)
May 28, 2020
Ravi Zacharias not only defended the truth, but he loved it. Because the truth is not merely a set of facts that informs, but a Person who saves.
What Billions Say in Silence
The Deafening Sermons of the Stars
May 25, 2020
The God who flung billions upon billions of stars in the sky in less than one day is the God who bends to hear us when we pray.
God Made You for a Body
How Resurrection Will Make Us Whole
May 20, 2020
A common myth, espoused even by longtime Christians, is that we will be floating spirits in heaven forever.
‘My Soul Refuses to Be Comforted’
A Song for Long Nights in Darkness
May 16, 2020
If your soul refuses to be comforted, God has given us a path through the darkness. The comfort may not come quickly, but it will come.
When a Pandemic Falls on the Poor
Desperate Needs in the Global Church
Apr 16, 2020
In our global crisis, alongside the need to care for our families and love our neighbors, God also gives us another call: remember the poor.
Don’t Wait to Be Done with Sin
What Mercy Says in Calamity
Apr 16, 2020
In every headline-news tragedy, Jesus gives an urgent and merciful message: “Unless you repent, you likewise will perish.”
Your Strength Will Fail
Why God Gives Us More Than We Can Handle
Apr 7, 2020
When we are burdened beyond our strength, and every earthly comfort has failed, where can we rest our hope? On the God who raises the dead.
When Guilty Men Go Free
The Gospel According to Barabbas
Mar 27, 2020
Anytime a truly guilty man goes free, it is a great injustice — and a moving picture of the freedom Christ bought, with his blood, for us.
Parenting in the Gaming Age
A Christian Insider’s Guide to Video Games
Mar 22, 2020
Video games are more popular than ever. How can Christian parents help our children discern wise use from foolish indulgence?
Receive the Holy Spirit
Mar 19, 2020
When God gives us his Spirit, he is not just giving us a helper and a comforter. He is giving us himself.
Don’t Face Unbelief Alone
Mar 7, 2020
Unbelief can become a vicious cycle, leaving us isolated and increasingly vulnerable to more and more deception.
What If Jesus Never Left?
Why His Absence Is Our Advantage
Feb 24, 2020
What would life be like today if Jesus had never left us? Not as good as it is now.
The Wrath of God Was Satisfied
Wondrous Love in the Awful Cross
Feb 20, 2020
We may talk of “the cross” but rarely grapple with the horror of what we speak about nor the glory of the one who died upon it.
Waiting for God Alone
How Desperation Teaches Us to Trust
Feb 7, 2020
Desperate seasons can make us feel fragile, vulnerable, and weak. They also, by God’s grace, can teach us to trust him like never before.
Refresh Your Soul with Humility
Jan 26, 2020
We need to be reminded how untrustworthy our own wisdom is — and how healing and refreshing it is to lean on God for his.
The Strangest Thing Jesus Said
Jan 16, 2020
What was the strangest, most offensive thing Jesus ever said? The words are still every bit as controversial, and wonderful, today.
My Soul Faints for You
Pursuing Joy in Every Prayer
Jan 2, 2020
Prayer is an especially vital and precious means God has given us to grow our joy in him.
When Christ Will Come Again
Why Christmas Keeps Us Waiting
Dec 20, 2019
When we sing “the Savior reigns” at Christmas, we celebrate what is true now, even in tears, in the hope of what will be so joyfully true in the future.
No One Ever Spoke Like This Man
The Unexpected Words of Jesus
Dec 13, 2019
The courage and faith of Jesus to say certain things (and not say others) is remarkable. He simply spoke like no one else.
The Lovely Insufficiency of Gratitude
What Thanksgiving Can’t Do for You
Nov 27, 2019
Give thanks with your whole heart for all you have received from God, and let it encourage your trust in him for all you will need tomorrow.
Read the Bible with Your Heart
Nov 11, 2019
Those who have known God best, and loved him most, have savored God deeply by seeing God clearly in his word.
We Dare Not Ignore the Devil
Nov 3, 2019
We may be prone to ignore the spiritual war all around us. But the devil does not ignore it.
The Faithful Will Look Foolish — for Now
Oct 24, 2019
If people who don’t love Jesus are not confused or offended by our love for him, have we really been faithful to Jesus?
Have Mercy on Those Who Doubt
Oct 19, 2019
When Jesus noticed the doubts of his disciples, he did not crush or condemn them. He showed them mercy.