The Spell That Opened Heaven
Funeral Message for Daniel Fuller (1925–2023)
Sep 10, 2023
Romans 8:32 is perhaps the greatest verse in the Bible. No other text quite describes how far God has gone for our salvation and will go for our joy.
The Final Hours of Suffering
Funeral Message for Nancy Nelson (1952–2023)
Aug 6, 2023
God’s word speaks to the mysteries of suffering. We will only bear pain well as we begin to see it like he does.
Why We Sing About the Blood
Jul 22, 2023
Why do Christians sing about blood? Because of what happened at the cross, the otherwise morbid topic becomes one of glory, thanks, and praise.
More Thrilling to Be Saved Than to Succeed
Jul 12, 2023
What excites a Christian most? Our deepest, truest joy does not flow from completed degrees or flourishing ministries, but from the God who saved us.
Happy Pastors Make Healthy Churches
Jul 2, 2023
Christ’s blood bought more than our pardon, precious as it is. His death also purchased the power we need to live a radical Christian life.
Why Bethlehem Has a College
Biblical Foundations for Church-Based Education
Jun 18, 2023
What makes a college distinctly Christian? Education is not an end in itself, but a means to knowing and loving Christ.
Hamilton: An American Prodigal
Jun 3, 2023
Neither biographers nor Broadway can ignore Alexander Hamilton’s late-flowering Christian faith. He, like the prodigal son, finally came home after his journey into the far country.
Not Dead Yet
Fighting Nine Fears of Old Age
May 28, 2023
As we age, fears can multiply like wrinkles. But for every concern, we have a blood-bought promise far, far older than our fears.
Press Afresh into Jesus
Four Truths About Genuine Faith
May 18, 2023
Genuine faith welcomes, enjoys, fears, strives after, and rests in God. And in doing so, genuine faith perseveres.
The Demons, the Fever, and the Word of the King
May 14, 2023
While on earth, Jesus spoke with unmatched power. Demons obeyed him, and fevers fled at his word. Everything was subject to him — then and now.
Do Outsiders Still Matter?
An Overlooked Qualification for Pastors
May 7, 2023
For pastors to be “well thought of by outsiders” certainly isn’t everything, but it made God’s list of requirements. Is it still on ours?
The Story of the Greatest Coronation
Apr 16, 2023
When Christ ascended into heaven, an otherworldly ceremony commenced. Here was the long-awaited Son of David, the only man angels ever worshiped.
Danger Averted, Destiny Attained
Funeral Message for Lois Nelson (1919–2023)
Apr 13, 2023
When a Christian goes home to be with the Lord, we who remain have the chance to rehearse God’s loving design in every believer’s death.
Saving Faith as Treasuring Christ
Apr 6, 2023
What is the actual experience of receiving Christ? What happens in the soul? Saving faith sees the Son not only as useful, but precious.
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