Workers for Your Joy
The Call of Christ to Christian Leaders
Nov 14, 2021
God made us to be led, every one of us. He designed us to thrive, not in autonomy, but under the wisdom and care of worthy leaders.
We Win the World with Singing
Nov 7, 2021
God plans to win the world with singing. Here are five connections between our joy-filled worship and the finishing of the Great Commission.
Who Are the Nations?
Discovering God’s Global Mission
Aug 8, 2021
The Lamb who was slain will one day receive the reward of his suffering — people will come to him in joyful faith from every tribe, tongue, and nation.
‘Rejoice When You Are Slandered’
How to Do the Humanly Impossible
Jul 25, 2021
One of the most challenging commands in all the Bible is to rejoice when reviled. It’s not just difficult; it is humanly impossible.
Men Worthy of Admiration
Why Pastors Must Be Respectable
Jul 18, 2021
The church needs ambassadors who faithfully represent the King to his people and the world — pastors who engender trust and respect, not skepticism and suspicion.
Serious Joy for Leaders Who Last
To the Class of 2021
Jul 11, 2021
Christian leaders often carry great burdens. But God never leaves them without the opportunity to know serious joy, even in the hardest trials.
Jesus’s Warning to His Church
Jun 20, 2021
Jesus’s words to an ancient church tell a cautionary tale for Christians today: we abound in love and service, and never make peace with sin.
He Holds It All Together
Seeing and Savoring the Supremacy of Christ
Jun 13, 2021
The fullest and deepest revelation of God is Jesus Christ. He is the Lord of all creation, the agent of all salvation, and the final focus of all true satisfaction.
Fit for What?
The Spiritual Habit of Physical Exercise
May 16, 2021
God made our bodies to be healthier and happier when they move. Fitness pursues God’s glory, and our joy in him, by making us ready to bless others.
The Achievement of Christ Without Which There Would Be No Others
May 9, 2021
Christ has secured innumerable benefits for his people. But without this central, most foundational achievement, all the rest would collapse.
Can Joy Come in Sorrow?
Lessons for an Authentic Christian Life
May 2, 2021
How do joy and sorrow mingle in the Christian life? Does joy come only after sorrow passes, or can it come in the very midst of our griefs?
‘Hallowed Be Your Name’
The Greatest Prayer in All the World
Feb 21, 2021
The lines of the Lord’s Prayer tend to pass by our eyes, and through our mouths, in a routine manner. But what might we be missing in our familiarity?
Standing Fast in the Digital Age
Feb 14, 2021
Our smartphones and social-media feeds are a spiritual war zone. Don’t be caught powerless in the fight against Satan’s devices.
‘Holy, Holy, Holy’
Blazing Hope for the Ruins Around Us
Feb 7, 2021
What we need most in seemingly dark and gloomy times isn’t just a solution to our problems, but a fresh sight of God in his unmistakable majesty.
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