Date Differently This Year
Four Resolutions for Better Relationships
Jan 10, 2019
Lay down your excuses. Take up your cross. Welcome what it will cost you today to pursue love in light of eternity. Date differently this year.
God So Loved the World, He Sent You
Dec 19, 2018
Christmas not only brings us tidings of comfort but also commissions us afresh to share our tidings with the world.
Know Who You Are Not
Dec 12, 2018
Misplaced identity plagues people in general, and far too many Christians. We need to be reminded who we are in Christ — and who we are not.
The Discipline That God Despises
Dec 5, 2018
The danger of ungodly discipline is spending so much of ourselves running in the wrong direction, only to find that we are farther from God.
The Sweetest Words for the Deepest Wounds
Nov 8, 2018
God doesn’t only give us his word to carry us through our trials. He gives us trials to open our eyes to the wonder of his word.
Do It Again, God
Nov 4, 2018
One day, God will give us everything — and everything else will pale compared to having him. And every wall we ever faced will seem small.
The Lionhearted Listener
The Habit That Set Luther on Fire
Oct 31, 2018
Martin Luther stood fast because he listened well. It was the pages of Scripture, not the abuses of Rome, that kindled the fire inside him.
The Joy We Know Only in Suffering
Oct 18, 2018
God will look magnificent in the desert of our suffering when our joy in him rises while everything around us crumbles.
When God Does Not Draw Near
Oct 10, 2018
If we seek God’s help in our trials, no one and nothing will be able to harm us. If we run elsewhere, no one and nothing will be able to save us.
Do You Refuse to Be Blessed?
Sep 25, 2018
If we knew Christ more each day, we would still never get to the bottom of him, even after a hundred thousand years with him in heaven.
God Parted the Seas for You
Sep 23, 2018
God parted the seas, calmed the waves, and drowned your enemies. Feel the dry ground under your feet.
I Will Meditate on You in the Morning
Sep 19, 2018
What is Christian meditation? Where we bring God’s word to our hearts, and our hearts to God.
Six Prayers for the Half-Hearted
Sep 13, 2018
If you have felt half-hearted in your pursuit of God, here are six prayers that will help you seek him with all of you again.
God Wants You to Ask Again
Aug 29, 2018
Just when you’re ready to give up on that most painful of prayers, God wants you to catch a glimpse of himself and begin to ask again.
Be Content with What You Have
Aug 22, 2018
Contentment is not simply about settling for what we have, but about trusting in what God has said.
Even When the Worst Happens
Aug 19, 2018
Christ will never be truly sweet to us while we’re alive here on earth unless we believe that life will get better with him after we die.
Ask Someone Older Than You
Aug 15, 2018
Satan wants you to make your next major decision all by yourself. If you want to choose wisely, lean on God and ask someone older than you.
What Do You Feed Your Eyes?
Aug 8, 2018
Our eyes are not neutral. They influence and even drive our hearts. Where they wander, the heart quickly follows, and often falls.
Three Good Reasons You’re Not Happy
Aug 1, 2018
Every temporary good — and they are all temporary here on earth — is an appetizer for the eternal. The partial was meant to prepare us for something perfect.
The Morning Before a Sexual Fall
How the Battle for Purity Is Lost
Jul 25, 2018
Delight yourself in the words of God, and he will deliver you from the sweet, smooth, and lethal words of sexual temptation.
The Good Father of the Spiritually Fatherless
Jul 18, 2018
Sons and daughters without a godly or loving human father are not lost for love, because God loves to father the fatherless.
The War for Inner Peace
How Desperation Fuels Contentment
Jun 27, 2018
The paradox of true inner peace is that, for now, the contentment is mingled with desperation.
Fill Our Hearts Till They Break
Jun 20, 2018
If anxiety threatens to stifle your joy in God or undermine your confidence in him, lift your eyes up from your problems and look closer at all that he has made.
God Is Not Afraid of the Dark
Jun 17, 2018
God is not afraid of the darkness in this world, and he is not afraid of the darkness in you.