Until You Get to Pastor
Seven Ambitions for Aspiring Men
Sep 27, 2023
Unwanted waiting can be the best preparation for future ministry. Here are seven ambitions for aspiring men who feel stuck behind a closed door.
Where’s the Lion Now?
Making Hard Decisions with Aslan
Sep 17, 2023
When faced with big life decisions, we may find surprising wisdom from a simple question, drawn from Narnia: Where’s the lion now?
How to Read a Book by God
Eight Questions for Better Understanding
Sep 9, 2023
God wrote a book — the greatest book ever written. Because he decided to reveal himself in human words and phrases, we should want to read as well as humanly possible.
The Wilderness of the Little Years
How Satan Tempts Tired Parents
Aug 23, 2023
Though Jesus was not a father or mother, he sympathizes with the lies parents face in the wilderness of the little years. And he can overcome them.
The Frustrating Beauty of Finitude
Aug 12, 2023
Like blades of grass, we are here today, gone tomorrow — frail, fragile, finite. But those who fear and follow God know a steadfast love that will outlive the mountains.
The Rare Courage of Real Friends
Why Love Will Sometimes Wound
Jul 31, 2023
Ask God for the kind of friends who love your soul more than your feelings, who will prize your eternal destiny even above the friendship itself.
How to Love an Immortal
Jul 15, 2023
What might it look like to study and work, to date and marry and parent, to disagree and forgive, like you’ll live forever?
That Kind of Happy
The Wide Eyes of a Psalm 1 Man
Jul 9, 2023
Some men read the Bible assuming they’ve seen it all before. Others open the same book always expecting to find some new reason to treasure God.
Your Life of Unlikely Courage
Jun 28, 2023
‘The Hobbit’ resonates with us so deeply, all these years later, because the tension in Bilbo is a tension in all of us. We love comfort, but we were made for mountains.
When God Sets Sunsets Free
Imagining the World to Come
Jun 10, 2023
One day soon, God will make all we know unmistakably new. Have you learned to long, and pray, for the wonders of a better world to come?
Mercy Swallows Any Sorrow
Struggling Beside a Sea of Blessing
May 31, 2023
Are you weighed down with the burdens and sorrows of life? Despite all of your afflictions, if you’re in Christ, his mercy is more.
Find Your Way to Help the Hurting
May 23, 2023
When suffering comes to those around you, don’t assume someone else will step up and help. Assume God plans to meet one of their many needs through you.
Flee the Gospel of Me
May 11, 2023
The greatest news in the world is that, through Jesus, people made by God, and who have rejected God, may still get to have God.
Join That Church
Why God Made You for Membership
Apr 20, 2023
In an age of independence and suspicion of authority, becoming a church member is a loud, arresting statement of our devotion to Christ and our need for his body.
The Easter Yet to Come
Apr 9, 2023
How pitiful would your life seem if Jesus did not rise? How promising and thrilling is it if he really did?
Does Alcohol Still Sober You?
Five Warnings About Abuse
Mar 30, 2023
A healthy, godly use of alcohol remains vigilant against at least five great dangers of alcohol.
A World God Could Admire
Recovering His Pleasure in Creation
Mar 26, 2023
Do you ever stop, slow down, and marvel at something God has made? If we could see it all like he does, we’d see far more than we do.
Should We Get Married?
How to Find Clarity in Dating
Mar 16, 2023
If you want to pursue greater clarity in a dating relationship, look carefully in three directions: your desire, your community, and your opportunity.
Do You Want to Die Well?
Mar 5, 2023
What would life be like if you were unafraid of death? If you knew death would really be gain, what kind of life might you be free to live?
Live Against the Drift
Refocusing the Distracted Soul
Feb 20, 2023
For many Christians, our greatest danger is not that we will suddenly run from Jesus, but that we will slowly, subtly drift away.
Suffering Proves We Are Real
Feb 12, 2023
No one asks for suffering. But when it comes through the hands of our wise and loving Father, we can do more than tolerate it. We can rejoice, even in this.
Does Technology Help or Hurt Dating?
Jan 26, 2023
Technology can help dating relationships, and technology can hurt them. Unfortunately, many assume the former, while living the latter.
Forgive Me and Help Me Forgive
The Lord’s Prayer for Daily Sin
Jan 15, 2023
Many Christians pray at every meal and often thank God for giving them daily bread. But how many pray as often about forgiveness?
You Can Understand the Bible
Jan 5, 2023
God gave us the Bible to reveal himself, not to hide himself. So whoever you are, you can understand the Bible.
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