Theology Can Blind You to God
Six Warning Signs
Jan 18, 2017
Even theology itself can blind us to God and rob us of real life and joy. Consider the symptoms that your theology might be leading you away from Christ.
Some Slavery Feels Like Freedom
Jan 10, 2017
Many in the world live with their hands full and their hearts empty, appearing to be free, but living in slavery.
Captured. Committed. Contagious.
Marks of True Christian Community
Jan 4, 2017
These six verses are short enough to memorize, and yet big enough to shape years, even decades, of friendship and life in the local church.
My Prayer for Next Year
Dec 28, 2016
Lord, teach me more about you than I already know, humble me again with all I do not know, and make what I do know more real in my heart.
Fullness of God in Helpless Babe
Dec 21, 2016
One of the great wonders of Christmas is that Christ, the Son of God, did not just become human, but become a small, helpless, and needy baby.
Don’t Go to Bed with Your Anger
Dec 7, 2016
If we depend on time to heal what’s wrong in our relationships, we will carry wounds with us the rest of our lives.
Don’t Believe in Yourself
The Subtle Pride That Lies Inside
Nov 30, 2016
Either pride will kill you, or you will allow God to kill the pride in you. Here are three ways pride wars against us, and three ways we can fight back.
The Golden Rule in Christian Dating
Nov 16, 2016
Have you ever tried to list out all the different dating advice you’ve heard, even just the advice from other Christians? Here’s my golden rule for couples.
God Will Clothe Your Weakness with Power
Nov 9, 2016
Too many of us live daily with no sense of the spiritual energy and potential residing in us. But God has clothed us with his power for a specific purpose.
Live Like Sons and Daughters of the King
Nov 2, 2016
We subtly begin to act like employees, when God has made us sons and daughters. Here are three stunning promises he has made to his children.
Never Harmless, Never Private, Never Safe
Fighting Porn with Superior Pleasure
Oct 26, 2016
Pornography is not a simple guilty pleasure. It will kill us, if we let it. Fighting well takes more than self-control and self-denial.
We Die a Thousand Ways in Love
Oct 19, 2016
Christian love sets aside social status, cultural norms, and the comfort of convenience to joyfully meet the inconvenient needs of others.
Seven Simple Daily Prayers
Oct 12, 2016
Prayerlessness is the great enemy of true happiness. If you have set it aside or are stuck in a rut, here are seven simple prayers to pray each day.
Labor, Delivery, and New Birth
Sep 28, 2016
Newborns may not be able to do anything for themselves, but they can teach us a lot about the most important things in the world.
The Life-Changing Ministry of Why
Sep 21, 2016
We disciple in everything we do, so we should be intentional in everything we do to model joy in Jesus.
The Haunted Hayride of Human Approval
Sep 8, 2016
The allure of human approval should seem more dangerous than enticing, and more threatening than tempting.
Wait to Date Until You Can Marry
Aug 24, 2016
At what age should Christians begin to date? What I learned while looking for affection, safety, and intimacy from girls instead of from God.
Your First Breath After Death
Aug 17, 2016
What makes being saved sweet for you? What makes heaven such a beautiful haven of happiness? There are a million good answers, but only one right one.
Secret Wisdom in the Wake of Suffering
Aug 11, 2016
Suffering can be one of the most blinding and disorienting experiences in life. Where can we find strength and wisdom in the wake of pain or loss?
You Can Love Ministry and Miss Jesus
Aug 1, 2016
What captivates your heart more: what God does through you, or what he has done for you? Jesus reminds us to rejoice that our names are written in heaven.
You Cannot Out-Dream God’s Plans for You
Jul 21, 2016
In front of the mountain of purpose and happiness God has hidden for us in his glory, every other dream and ambition pale by comparison.
The Playschool Tragedy for Twentysomethings
Jul 11, 2016
The tragedy’s that twentysomethings are living for next to nothing, and everyone else wants to be in their twenties.
When Our Hearts Revert to Self-Reliance
Jun 30, 2016
Somewhere deep inside of our hearts, we all love a gospel that relies on us. We love to pick up where God leaves off. But God never leaves off.
Nine Prayers for the Not-Yet Married
Jun 20, 2016
If you don’t know how to surrender your desires and difficulties in singleness to God, here are nine prayers for the not-yet-married life.