Jesus plus nothing equals everything–the gospel– is daily becoming for me more than a theological passion, more than a cognitive reality. It’s becoming my functional lifeline! I'm addicted to the gospel.
A question came recently from a young friend who has been invited to preach in a few weeks.
If you’re someone who has had trouble reconciling "giving in secret” with “let your light shine before men,” then join the club. Dani Johnson knows your pain. It’s why she said “no” four times, when asked to be a featured millionaire on ABC's newest reality series, Secret Millionaire.
Musicians often know what the problem is, but they really don’t know the solution. When the Beatles sang, “Help, I need somebody, help, not just anybody,” no words could have been more true. Of course, they weren’t talking about the Lord Jesus . . .
- March 01, 2011 |
Psalm 2 tells us what God thinks of the nations. This is what God thinks of America.
How can Christians respond positively to the acceptance of homosexuality and gay marriage in mainstream culture?
- February 26, 2011 |
As a child, I wrote my dad almost every night. I assumed those notes and letters were long, long gone. And suddenly I'm in possession of a large envelope stuffed with them.
How often do we twist what God is saying to us in order to get our own ways? I do it, too. We don’t want to wait on him and follow his instructions, which means we don’t want to obey, which means we miss out on the perfect plans that God has for us and we can make serious messes of our lives.