Tied for first place as the question Christians most hope nobody will ask them is this: how can you know there's a God? It's a challenging question that's obviously central to all we believe as followers of Christ.
- October 24, 2010 |
"I started noticing how a lot of my praise, worship, and thanks to God had to do with things He'd done, as opposed to simply who He is, so I wanted to write a song that was simply about who He is."
- October 24, 2010 |
The real question for today's evangelicals is not what this emerging generation will mean, but what we are prepared to do. We can sit idly by and watch these young people emerge on their own, or we can step in as friends, guides, and fellow strugglers. The stakes could not be higher.
Some Christian scholars wonder whether too much Bible can sometimes be a bad thing, as major new translations and waves of books marking the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible inundate the market this fall.
During the Cold War, "the communists counted on the Religious Left to be duped—sheep led to the slaughter." Are we falling prey again?
Does your teenager feel valued and significant in your home? If not, they'll look for value and acceptance somewhere else...
Does God answer when we partner with Him in prayer? Let me share one, simple prayer request I made for one of my sons, Brock, when he was a baby...
You work hard to do your best in ministry, but is it accomplishing much? Here are five essential principles for doing ministry biblically.
I've spent a great deal of time moving our church to be "devoted to prayer." During this time, I have developed some fundamentals that I believe I must adhere to if God is going to use me to lead our church toward this goal.
What exactly is it that we know now that necessitates a change in the hard won wisdom of nearly every ancient culture?
As my daughters and I celebrate the changing seasons, we learn from Him. Our experience of collecting leaves a few years ago highlighted for us the importance of letting go of the old in order to make room for the new.
Are those of us who are passionate advocates of homeschooling in danger of preaching a new gospel, one that removes Jesus from His rightful place? It's a question worth asking ourselves.
"I know I'm not being very nice to him," Janice said to me, glaring over at her husband during a counseling session. "I'm always so mad at him there just isn't any room in my brain for being nice. I'm filled up with anger."
If you believe God works all things according to the counsel of his will and that his knowledge is infallible, then what is the point of praying that anything happen? John Piper examines the fair question.
For those bewildered by the flurry of complex legal expressions, such as “First, stop the madness!” just follow this short list.
Are science and Christianity friends? The answer to that is an emphatic yes, for any true science will be perfectly compatible with the truths we know by God’s revelation. But this science is not naturalistic, while modern science usually is.