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.
The Pleasure of God in Ordinary Work
Dec 31, 2022
If you could see your “ordinary” work through the perspective and pleasure of God, it might not feel so ordinary anymore.
You Can Be Forgiven
What Christmas Says to Our Sins
Dec 4, 2022
Deep down, we long for forgiveness — to be washed clean from our sins and welcomed home to our God. And Jesus lived, died, and rose to make that forgiveness possible.
Can Christians Date Nonbelievers?
Nov 21, 2022
Should Christians date nonbelievers? God says no. And you might too if you could see all it might mean in marriage.
How to Fail a Wife
Learning Marriage from a Bad Husband
Nov 15, 2022
It’s a lot easier to be a bad husband than a faithful one — even in paradise. So what can men learn from the first husband’s failure?
Why Don’t We Have Good Friends?
Nov 7, 2022
It’s never been easier to make new friends and connect with old ones, so what’s keeping us from having more meaningful friendships?
Messy, Late, and Happy
How to Survive Sundays with Small Kids
Oct 27, 2022
Young families have some good reasons to stay home on Sunday morning. But we have even better reasons to gather the kids, pile in the car, and see God’s people face to face.
You Will Be Breathtaking
Why God Clothes Us in Glory
Oct 13, 2022
The glory due to God alone is not kept by God alone. Amazingly, God not only frees sinners to enjoy his glory, but he also gladly glorifies them.
The Hands That Made the Meal
What the Supper Says About Ordinary Work
Sep 26, 2022
When Jesus broke the bread and shared the cup, he blessed the ordinary work of ordinary hands like ours.
How to Squander Your Spiritual Gifts
Sep 15, 2022
Are you wasting your God-given abilities? God builds the church through ordinary, everyday members taking the capacities he has given and gladly using them for the good of someone else.
The Messy Home of Blessing
Why Children Are Worth the Chaos
Sep 4, 2022
Does parenting feel trivial? Does it feel unrewarding? Does it feel futile? Let God remind you of the giant blessings buried in the chaos.
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