If a yearly observance of thanks is to be meaningful for me, thankfulness has to be something consistent in my life. We are to be people full of thanksgiving - not just on the last Thursday of November...
- November 21, 2010 |
On our wedding day, Mr. Routine married Miss Spontaneous, and happily-ever-after was something we had to find...
One of Satan’s lies regarding sexual purity is, “No one else has enough self-control to resist, why do you think you can?” Yet many people do resist every day—our society just doesn’t celebrate their dependence upon God...
Once in a while, I have an urgent message for the Church. This is one of those times.
- November 18, 2010 |
Christians who care about the purity of the gospel should be concerned about any good works muddling the free grace in the finished work of Christ. But shouldn't we also be concerned about those who say that the cause of other-care is expendable?
This is the conclusion to my series, "Changing Culture: A Study in Cultural Engagement." Here, we come to our third and final example of cultural engagement: the early Christian church and its triumph over the pagan culture of Rome.
What has the Chinese government discovered about its population control efforts? And why are Americans voluntarily adopting a one-child policy?
Sometimes your plans will go awry because of sin; other times, your plans must change because they conflict with God's plans for your life.
The 91st Psalm carries with it a tremendous promise for those who choose to make God their dwelling place and choose to put their entire trust in Him.
Don't allow your fears or doubts to rob you from your heart's desire. Don't end up like the other disciples, who cowered in the boat and followed the group. Get up, take a step out and trust God like your life depended upon it and like there is no tomorrow.
The men in your life – fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, boyfriends, employees, friends – aren’t just women with big feet and beards...
Sometimes the thought of losing again is just too much to bear. You may know something is not profitable, but in your deficit living just want anything to work out. You may just want to win, so you fight well beyond the point of good sense until the blisters form on your heart.
Whose words do you want ringing in your spouse's ears: yours or God's?
According to a new study released by the American Association for Justice, eldercare abuse in America has escalated from a shameful problem to a full-blown humanitarian crisis. What kind of care and treatment does our society consider appropriate for its most vulnerable members?
Our biggest national crisis is not our financial deficit; it is our deficit of ideas and ideals. Somebody call... Pitirim Sorokin?
BioLogos is a movement that asserts theological arguments in the public square in order to convince evangelical Christians to accept their proposals. They now have the audacity to ask for a pass from theological responsibility. That is the one thing they may not have.
Often we don't pause to ponder the meaning of these commemorative days, but Nov. 11, 1987, is when Veterans Day became special to me.
- November 11, 2010 |