Beauty Is Born in Bad News
Sep 3, 2016
We may try to blunt the force of bad news through self-protection, but it will keep us enslaved until we find a way to face it, fearless and full of hope.
Learn How to Be Brought Low
Jun 24, 2017
God will bring all of us low at some point in our lives. If we ask him, he can teach us how to be brought low with hope and joy.
Let Go and Get Going
Aug 1, 2017
Sometimes God moves heaven and earth in answer to our prayers. But more often, he just moves us.
Defend the City
A Call to Single Men
Oct 13, 2017
Single men, we are cities under siege. Every time we give in to sexual temptation, we take a stone off the wall. Every time we resist, we build.
The British Candle
Hugh Latimer & Nicholas Ridley (Martyred in 1555)
Oct 16, 2017
One Lord, one faith, one stake. The story of two great Reformers burned at the same stake.
The Flaws in Our Reformers
Oct 26, 2017
The Reformers opposed proud rulers, unmasked depraved priests, and recovered the gospel for the world. But every one of them had a dark side.
The Teenage Martyr
Lady Jane Grey (c. 1537–1554)
Oct 26, 2017
Lady Jane Grey was a teenage victim of social and political conspiracy, beheaded at seventeen for her faith. But her life is far from a tragedy.
Begin to Hope Again
Nov 15, 2017
If you are in Christ, change is not only possible, but surely coming. No matter how long you’ve sat in darkness, you can begin to hope again.
Watch Where You Walk in 2018
Jan 1, 2018
Jesus knows how to repay everything you might lose on the path of love in 2018.
Grumbling in Paradise
How to Break Through Discontent
Jan 23, 2018
Satan makes God’s world sound like a cramped single-bedroom apartment. The Spirit opens our eyes to see that it is an endless beach of wonder.
Join the 40-Day Feast
How to Prepare Ahead for Easter
Feb 11, 2018
Protestants may have a checkered history with Lent, but what if we took it as an invitation to feast?
You Can Win the War Against Sin
Three Promises for Today’s Temptation
Feb 21, 2018
If you’re discouraged in your battle against sin, remember that the war is normal, the war is winnable, and the war will end.
What God Says to Your Tears
Mar 8, 2018
God will not reproach you for the tears you shed as you walk through the ruins of our broken world. But he will dry them all one day.
Follow God to the Lonely and Hurting
May 1, 2018
God loves to bring his children into rooms where visitors rarely enter — whether in an orphanage in Africa or in the kitchen across the street.
Every Love That Slipped Away
Jun 14, 2018
Every agony we experience in love prepares us for a love that is weighty, indestructible, and far better than the best romance this world can offer.
Ten Thousand Small Trials
How God Fits Us for Glory
Jun 30, 2018
The little trials you meet today are not mere letdowns or annoyances. They are invitations from your Father to become more like Jesus.
Raise Your Song in the Night
Jul 21, 2018
When faced with darkness without and doubt within, do exactly what Satan wants you not to do: sing.
You Need More Than God Alone
Aug 6, 2018
If you think you need only your quiet time to survive in the Christian life, you’re cutting yourself off from a hundred other means of grace.
‘Just a Little More’
How to Quiet Your Cravings
Aug 18, 2018
When we give in and eat a little too much, sleep a little too long, or watch a little too late, we don’t add to our enjoyment. We surrender it.
You Can Say No to Sin
Aug 28, 2018
Self-control can feel agonizing — like severing an arm or tearing out an eye. And in Christ, we have everything we need to walk in it.
Five Prayers for Those Who Wait
Sep 10, 2018
When you find yourself in a season of prolonged and painful waiting, here are five ways to focus your prayers.
What to Do While You Wait
Sep 22, 2018
Have you been waiting far longer than you expected? Let Psalm 37 lead you: Don’t fret. Commit your way to God. Do good. Delight yourself in the Lord.
Let Your Dream Small Group Die
Five Ways to Meaningful Community
Oct 2, 2018
When your Christian community disappoints you, avoid the urge to flee. Instead, let your dream community die, and learn to love the one you have.
God Will Conquer All Your Sins
Oct 13, 2018
If you have tasted God’s grace in Christ, and long to enjoy more of him, but carry the awful weight of sin, know this: God will win the warfare he began.
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