You Were Born for Friendship
The Advent of True and Deeper Intimacy
Dec 5, 2017
Each of us is designed for deep, experienced, intimate friendship with God. It’s what we all long for most in the core of our being.
What Should We Wear to Church?
Dec 2, 2017
God says almost nothing about how we should dress when we come together to worship him. Almost.
How to Find Joy in Your Work
Nov 29, 2017
Whatever God gives your hands to do today, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the creative, vigorous, joy-producing work of the Lord.
The Most Repeated Command in the Bible
Nov 21, 2017
The most repeated command in the Bible will probably surprise you: Be happy.
The Blessing of a Bad Reputation
Nov 17, 2017
Following Jesus faithfully will call us regularly to die to our desires for people’s approval.
Desperate Is Normal
A Field Manual for Overwhelming Anxiety
Nov 7, 2017
Don’t cow to intimidation, don’t wallow in hopelessness, and don’t cave in to fear. Wait for the Lord and let your heart take courage.
Whatever Is Lovely
How to Overcome Pressing Distractions
Nov 3, 2017
We are not victims who must endure the miserable ride on the train of our thoughts. God wants us to seize the controls he’s given us, switch tracks, and head toward joy.
The Proven Path to Mental Health
Oct 30, 2017
God designed the human heart to love him most, and we are never happier than when we do. The heart of mental health is receiving by faith what God promises.
Oct 27, 2017
Regrets are unavoidable as sinful people in a broken world, but not every regret in your life is unavoidable.
At Least as Dangerous as Porn
Oct 20, 2017
The Bible says that something is at least as spiritually dangerous as pornography, and it may be even more prevalent in America today.
How to Resolve Most Relational Conflict
Oct 10, 2017
Few things wreak as much havoc and destruction in our lives as relational conflict — and so much of it is avoidable.
Do You Look Like Your Father?
The Holy Family Resemblance of Faith
Oct 7, 2017
If you are truly a son or daughter of the living God, others really will see him in the way you are living.
The First Tremor
Peter Waldo (Died by 1218)
Oct 1, 2017
This proto-reformer’s protest against the Catholic Church was the first tremor of the coming spiritual earthquake.
One Man’s Dream Destroyed Millions
The Pitiful Legacy of Hugh Hefner
Sep 29, 2017
Hefner became very rich by objectifying women and turning them into virtual prostitutes — and millions of souls were destroyed in the process.
What Do You Really Love Most?
Sep 26, 2017
If you really love Jesus, you won’t live for him because you know you have to. You will live for him because you want him more than anything.
Laying Aside the Weight of False Humility
Sep 22, 2017
If we’re afraid to call others to imitate our faith and love, we probably love ourselves more than we love them.
Be Patient with Your Slow Growth
Sep 15, 2017
God often makes us wait for the personal growth we want because he wants us to know it comes from him, and not us.
No One Follows Their Heart
Sep 7, 2017
God doesn’t want our eyes on our hearts, because hearts aren’t designed to be followed. They are designed to be led.
My Soul Thirsts for You
Sep 5, 2017
The barren places teach us both to want most and to seek most what we need most.
What If My Worst Fears Come True?
Sep 1, 2017
If God is our refuge and strength, why do we experience so much struggle, pain, and strife in this life?
My Dark Night of the Soul
Aug 25, 2017
In your dark night of the soul, let God’s words lead you through, even when his voice seems strange and distant.
Lay Aside the Weight of Insincerity
Aug 18, 2017
The glory of God’s grace is more clearly seen against the backdrop of our sin, and the glory of his power is more clearly seen through the prism of our weaknesses.
Never Give In, Never Make Peace
Aug 15, 2017
God not only delivered us from the domain of darkness, he drafted us into his war against the darkness.
Embrace the Race God Gives You
Jul 28, 2017
You have your own race to run. It’s a race you’ve been given, even if it is not one you’ve chosen.