Welcome Whatever Keeps You from Pride
Apr 3, 2020
The thorns we experience may feel like a curse, but the pain they bring is being forced, by God, to protect, refine, and serve us.
Plans Will Fail Without Friends
Mar 20, 2020
Some fail by failing to plan. Others fail by neglecting to ask wise and faithful friends to speak into their plans.
What Courage Might Corona Unleash?
Mar 15, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads, will those who have been freed from the fear of death take the risks, in the cause of love, that many in the world refuse to take?
Our Father Who Art Forgotten
Mar 12, 2020
Understanding the fatherhood of God begins with learning to be truly, extravagantly, tenaciously loved — by God.
Few Are the Plans of Many
The Wisdom in Scheduling Well
Mar 2, 2020
Many of us have failed to plan our lives well because we have missed what the sovereign God has said about his plans for us.
Does God Really Hate Me?
When Deep Love Feels Like Wrath
Feb 25, 2020
Intense and abiding pain often seems to cast serious doubt on God’s love for us. How can we tell if our suffering is discipline or judgment?
How to Suffer Well
Three Ways to Prepare Now
Feb 21, 2020
If we want to suffer well, we need to learn where to stand, and where to look, when our storms come.
When a Christian Couple Sins Sexually
Feb 5, 2020
When a Christian couple sins sexually, God comes calling for the man. Will he make excuses and shift blame, or do what it takes to honor God?
Good Men Work Hard and Sleep Well
Jan 31, 2020
Work hard with what you have been given, for as long as you are given, and get some sleep along the way.
God Will Be Good Again Tomorrow
Jan 25, 2020
When tomorrow’s troubles storm the fragile gates of your mind, focus on the good, however small, you can see God doing today.
Go to God Together
Why the Church Gathers to Pray
Jan 19, 2020
The soul of any Christian rises or falls with secret prayer, but it is not good for man to only pray alone.
What Difference Will Prayer Make?
Why the Sovereignty of God Brings Us to Our Knees
Jan 13, 2020
If God sovereignly plans everything that comes to pass, why would we pray? Because God plans for us to pray.
All You Need for Another Year
Dec 31, 2019
God will provide everything you need, in all things, at all times. Will you trust him and walk in the good works he has planned for you?
Death Was Crushed by Weakness
The Wondrous Power of the Cross
Dec 29, 2019
In the weakest moment imaginable, Jesus defeated the two most intimidating enemies you have ever known.
How to Love the Hard to Love
Dec 19, 2019
We will have to fight hard at love for now, but not for long. Hold that hope close as you love the hard to love.
No Mere God
The Fascinating Tension in Jesus Christ
Dec 9, 2019
The hypostatic union is simply (and inexplicably) the union of Jesus’s two natures mysteriously, inseparably, arrestingly in one spectacular person.
Someone Needs to See You Suffer Well
Dec 3, 2019
Your suffering is not a detour. Suffering may hinder or halt a hundred things in our lives, but it will also magnify our small visions of God.
Never Be Wise in Your Own Eyes
Three Cries of Crucified Pride
Nov 24, 2019
Do you want to crucify your pride? Search for grace in someone else, know just how little you know, and savor what your weaknesses accomplish.
Take Care How You Hear
How to Receive God’s Word
Nov 4, 2019
When you open the Bible tomorrow morning, humbly admit that you are not God, gladly submit to whatever he says, and pray for him to show you more of him.
‘I Shall Return’
General MacArthur and the Second Coming
Oct 20, 2019
On October 20, 1945, General Douglas MacArthur returned to the Philippines to liberate the nation from foreign brutality. It is an often-overlooked, and deeply personal, story of devotion, sacrifice, and triumph.
The Only Joy We Never Lose
Why Happiness Is Not Optional
Oct 11, 2019
“Rejoice always.” Who among us feels all of the sobering weight and soaring promise in these two words from God?
Seven Prayers for Those You Love
Oct 5, 2019
The most powerful, thoughtful, and loving prayer we can pray for others is that they would enjoy more of God.
We Yawn Because We Forget
Uncovering the Wonder of Christ
Sep 15, 2019
The next time you open the Bible looking for Jesus, remember that not everyone can see him like you can.
God Always Sets the Table
Savoring the Majesty in Every Meal
Sep 9, 2019
The next time you sit down to eat, slow down and savor the majesty in the meal God himself has made for you.