Are You Serious Enough About Happiness?
Feb 13, 2017
The laughter of fools undoubtedly makes the heart worse, but the deepest joy carries with it a pain and a longing that truly make the heart better.
How Do You Super Bowl?
Ideas for Navigating Controversial Ads
Feb 4, 2017
Sunday night, the Patriots and Falcons will shove each other around on synthetic grass for seven pounds of sterling silver. And millions will be watching.
Thirty Seconds Alone with God
The Effect of Our Phones on Prayer
Jan 30, 2017
The fight for prayer is fought in the 30-second gaps of your day. Who gets your attention: your smartphone or God?
The Secret to Digital Health
Jan 19, 2017
If we try to define our identity and worth in likes, retweets, and followers, we will never find the joy and peace we desperately crave.
God Has Brought Me Safe Thus Far
Amazing Grace for a New Year
Jan 2, 2017
This first week of the year affords many of us an opportunity to hit “pause” on our busyness and reflect, backward and forward, on our own lives.
Sing for Your Life
Dec 26, 2016
Singing is one of the most immediate actions we can take to stoke our God-centered affections, and yet we grow careless of this neglected spiritual discipline.
Why Do We Envy the Wicked?
Dec 12, 2016
Live for money, success, or comfort, and your hope will die as envy grows. God is the only treasure we cannot lose.
People Are Judging You Silently
How Advertising Targets Our Insecurities
Dec 5, 2016
Advertising often taps into ours fears — of the unknown, of the future, of rejection, of loneliness. But followers of Christ have been freed from fear.
Top 16 Books of 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Each December, we publish a list of the best books published in the last year. Our list specifically focuses on the latest non-fiction Christian literature.
What Does It Mean to Be One with Christ?
Nov 21, 2016
Our union with Christ is the most important thing about us, but most of us struggle, at least, to explain it. Sinclair Ferguson helps us understand what it means.
Does Christianity Make Life Harder?
Nov 14, 2016
Does our glorious union with Christ merely sanctify our inevitable suffering, or does union with the suffering Christ bring new and deeper suffering into our lives?
In the Image of God We Trust
Rethinking Race in Black-and-White America
Nov 5, 2016
Our race-torn society desperately needs to be know what it means to be made in the image of God. But too many Christians still have no idea.
Why Christians Love Books
A Brief History
Oct 22, 2016
Since the very beginning of the Church, Christians have always loved books. Here’s a brief history of why in five points.
God’s Agenda on Debate Night
Oct 10, 2016
With so many confused and discouraged about the political climate, God has made the way forward as clear as ever.
Every Knee Shall Bow?
Our Glaring Need for Christian Sympathy
Oct 1, 2016
In video after video, we have watched African Americans gunned down by police officers. The heartache and tension create dozens of difficult questions.
All of Us Sinners, None of Us Freaks
Christian Convictions for the Transgender Age
Aug 6, 2016
This feature article highlights five key convictions for Christians to hold in the transgender age.
When Your Pastor Preaches a Sermon Dud
Jun 5, 2016
Even good pastors preach a bad sermon every once in a while. Here are six reminders for the listeners.
Know When to Walk Away
A Twelve-Step Digital Detox
May 30, 2016
We need discipline to find digital health and balance in a world without digital brakes. Here are twelve steps for a digital detox.
Walk the Worldwide Garden
Protecting Your Home in the Digital Age
May 14, 2016
Parents who want to train their children for the unrestricted web they will someday face alone, face a difficult task. The Circle offers us one way to begin preparing them at home.
The Right Kind of Atheist
May 4, 2016
This is a story about two friends. One man seems to be the right kind of atheist; the other man seems to be the right kind of Christian.
Selfies and Polaroids of Intimacy
Andy Warhol and My Smartphone
Apr 7, 2016
iPhones buffer us from other people, and selfies are nothing but a Polaroid of intimacy. Lessons we can learn looking at the life of Andy Warhol.
Discipleship in the Age of the Spectacle
An Interview with Kevin Vanhoozer on Technology
Apr 2, 2016
I enjoy making the people I like uncomfortable, especially favorite theologians as I push them outside the comforts of their field of expertise to hear them address pressing contemporary issues. So when I first suggested Dr. Kevin Vanhoozer address connections…
Calvary Conquers the Fear of Death
Mar 25, 2016
People are rarely consumed by a constant, conscious fear of death. But most spend their lives just denying death exists with a million diversions. Jesus stared death in the face, and won.
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