Direct Your Heart
Apr 8, 2021
When so many voices are saying, “Follow your heart,” Christians know better than to trust all of our impulses and desires.
Right in Our Own Eyes
How Pride Keeps Us from Counsel
Apr 1, 2021
If we are always right in our own eyes, we will become deaf to good counsel and vulnerable to disaster.
You Don’t Need to Understand Now
Mar 21, 2021
We often do not know what God is doing now. But we don’t need to know what God is doing now to keep following him in faith.
Why Do You Want to Go to Heaven?
Mar 4, 2021
When we think of heaven, we may imagine the best of what we have seen and enjoyed on earth. But what will make heaven heavenly is God.
Secret Allies in the Human Heart
The Advantage We Have in Evangelism
Feb 24, 2021
We might feel more confident in our evangelism if we knew the secret allies waiting in every human heart.
Meaningful Lives in a Purposeful World
How Providence Changes Everything
Feb 4, 2021
What view of ultimate reality can bear the weight of the reality you live with every day?
Faith Is Forged in Crisis
Jan 28, 2021
A crisis of faith can feel like a massive spiritual setback, but often it becomes the biggest step forward.
All Who Believe Battle Unbelief
Jan 9, 2021
One of the first steps to battling unbelief is to realize that it often tempts us in unique and personal ways.
Nothing Will Be Impossible with God
Christmas Through the Mothers’ Eyes
Dec 25, 2020
Two pregnancies tell the story of Christmas. Come listen to Mary and Elizabeth marvel at the miracles being birthed within them.
The Universe Was No Accident
What We Still and Will Believe
Dec 10, 2020
The doctrine of creation is not peripheral to Christianity. How we view this world, and everything in it, will massively shape how we relate to God, and each other.
One Body, Many Causes
The Vital Diversity of the Church’s Priorities
Nov 25, 2020
Before you begin despising what others in the church prioritize, remember that God made the members of his body deliberately, gloriously different.
Giving Is the Greatest Wealth
Nov 15, 2020
In God’s gracious economy of joy, those who give the most get the most — but not the kind of wealth we might expect.
The Merciful Mystery of Unconditional Election
Oct 28, 2020
If your understanding of election breeds fear and insecurity, you have not yet tasted the sweet mercy in this mystery.
Who Do You Say That She Was?
The Legends of Mary Magdalene
Oct 13, 2020
Despite Mary Magdalene’s familiarity, she may be the most misunderstood and historically distorted of Jesus’s followers in the New Testament.
We Are Mists and Marvels
Weighing the Beauty and Brevity of Life
Sep 16, 2020
Eighty years may seem like a long time to some. But compared to the eternity hidden in our hearts, eighty years is a mist.
Intimacy Comes Through Trembling
The Surprising Path to More of God
Sep 3, 2020
We should regularly pray for more intimacy with God, whatever it takes — and we should know that it will take more than we think.
When Does Love Insist On Its Way?
Aug 19, 2020
Love does not insist on its own way, Paul tells us. Yet Paul himself often insisted on some particular ways. So when does love insist, and when does it defer?
Lord, Heal Our Dry Eyes
Why We Defy Evil with Tears
Aug 13, 2020
Our tears tell us a lot about ourselves — what we love, what we regret, what we desire, what we miss. Our lack of tears often tells us even more.
What Is a Parachurch Ministry?
Our Commitment to Love the Local Church
Jul 21, 2020
What are parachurch ministries, and how should they relate to the church?
Let Your Heart Take Courage
Jul 4, 2020
If we consider all the things we could be afraid of, we can quickly see why “don’t be afraid” is the most repeated command in all of Scripture.
What Sin Will Never Quench
Why We Trust in Broken Cisterns
Jun 27, 2020
Sin is not just doing what we should not do, but searching for greater satisfaction in someone or something other than God.
Groaning, Waiting, Hoping
How to Live in a Fallen, Fragile World
Jun 22, 2020
The brokenness of our fallen world reflects back to us the profound moral horror of sin. A horror that will be overcome at the return of Christ.
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.