A Wife No Man Would Want
Lessons from the Hardest Marriage
Jun 27, 2022
The moments when marriage feels most challenging are often the moments with the most potential to say something profound about Jesus.
Find a Storm to Stir You
Jun 12, 2022
The friends we need will not always be the friends we want. They’ll often be the brotherly storm that wakes us back up to God.
Your Home Is a Hallway Out of Hell
Jun 3, 2022
Those who have been invited into heaven become people who love to open their front doors. They know that ordinary hospitality is often how the lost are found.
The Psalms Know What You Feel
May 23, 2022
No matter what situation you’re in, the psalms know what you feel. And the psalms can help you feel as you ought.
The Pillar in the Pews
How the Church Upholds the Truth
May 13, 2022
What makes the church a pillar and buttress of the truth? She holds up and lives out what God has said — whatever God has said, however he has said it, whatever it means for us.
You Have Put More Joy in My Heart
May 1, 2022
The joy God gives is not a fragile joy, ready to vanish in painful circumstances. It is strong enough to sustain fragile people through them.
Me, Myself, and Lies
The Spiritual Dangers of Isolation
Apr 26, 2022
One of Satan’s favorite strategies is isolation, and smartphones and social media have made his work that much easier.
The Best Sermon for Marriage
Seven Lessons for Lasting Love
Apr 10, 2022
The best marriages take their cues not only from the romance of the Song of Solomon, but from the daily, unspectacular faithfulness of the Sermon on the Mount.
Our God-Sized Ordinary
Six Ways to See the Holy Spirit
Apr 4, 2022
If you belong to Christ, God has flooded every familiar and unremarkable corner of your life with his Spirit.
The Prayer to End All Prayers
Mar 27, 2022
In the world to come, we will have nothing to fear, nothing to mourn, nothing to endure, nothing to confess. Can you imagine?
Did We Kiss Purity Goodbye?
Mar 11, 2022
The pursuit of sexual purity always goes awry when we try to enforce the laws of God without extending the heart of God.
The Safest Man for Women
A Guide Toward Sexual Purity
Mar 4, 2022
How Christian men treat sex, whether married or not, sheds light on Christ for all to see, or obscures and slanders him.
The Blissful and Trivial Life
How Entertainment Deprives a Soul
Feb 27, 2022
What, if any, of your entertainment might need to be curbed or redirected for the sake of your soul?
Leave Your Imperfections with God
How Remaining Sin Inspires Holiness
Feb 10, 2022
The strength to endure imperfection comes from treasuring the one who died for our imperfection.
Patience Will Be Painful
How to Love the Hard-to-Love
Feb 2, 2022
Patience won’t look the same in every relationship, and it will be especially painful at times, but God still means for patience to color and enrich how we love.
Life at the End of Roe
Recovering the Sanity and Wonder of Wanted Pregnancy
Jan 22, 2022
Wherever the Dobbs case leads, and however long Roe stands, our country desperately needs to recover the sanity and wonder of wanted pregnancy.
The Difficult Habit of Quiet
Jan 13, 2022
As hard as quiet might be to come by in this age, it’s still a life-saving, soul-strengthening habit for the human soul.
A New Year Worthy of God
Jan 1, 2022
Before you start a reading plan, or choose a diet, or buy a journal, or step on a treadmill, find a why worth changing for.
Confessions of a Former People-Pleaser
Dec 27, 2021
Whoever we are, we live to please either people or God. And if we think it’s possible to serve both, we likely live to please the former, not the latter.
The Wedding at the End of Marriage
Dec 19, 2021
Marriage doesn’t exist just to remedy the loneliness of singleness; marriage exists to tell us that we need Jesus.
The Perils of a Passive Man
Dec 9, 2021
Sin in men can open the door to passivity — and passivity opens the door to more sin.
Men of Faith Are Men Who Fight
Nov 24, 2021
To fight the fight of faith means not only that you keep trusting Jesus, but that you do so even as others walk away.
Impatience Is a War for Control
How God Prepares Us to Wait
Nov 12, 2021
Nothing outside of us makes us impatient, and nothing in us can make us more patient. To wait well, we need a miracle from God.
What Love Is Not
Four Ways We Avoid the Costs
Nov 5, 2021
What if we fail to love because we fail to see what love is? God shows us four subtle counterfeits we often seek.
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