The most unbelieved beatitude in the Bible is: “It is more blessed to give than receive” (Acts 20:35). The giver happier than the getter? Surely some mistake?
- March 22, 2013 |
I've always found the "armor of God" passage in Ephesians 6 a rich vein of Scripture. Specifically, how we can stand strong in our faith in the face of enormous, ferocious opposition to stand at all.
- March 21, 2013 |
Could pride actually be THE primary source of human relationship problems? I think so.
- March 20, 2013 |
Because many evangelicals view doctrine as heady and theoretical, they dismiss it as unimportant, divisive, threatening, or simply impractical.
- March 19, 2013 |
Recently I spotted a T-Shirt that conveys a sad truth: "I’m not cynical. I’m just experienced." I receive a pretty steady stream of correspondence from "experienced" Christians who are fighting cynicism.
- March 18, 2013 |
Who was Saint Patrick? History records him as a social activist, and legend marks him as a practical theologian. Would that we had more Saint Patricks today!
- March 15, 2013 |
Even when we're feeling anxious and small, we can bring God the greatest pleasure.
- March 14, 2013 |
So Christians often talk about purity – but only in the sense of avoiding sexual immorality. There’s a better way to pursue purity.
- March 13, 2013 |
Permission Granted is an amalgam of true stories, the author’s tumbling emotions, and her desperate desire to face her fears and figure out how to love people as Jesus loves people.
- March 12, 2013 |
In this fallen world, pain enters everyone’s life, so it’s inevitable that you’ll have to deal with pain.
When hurt and abused, we tend to be quicker to punish and revile. We need help. We need God abiding in us. We need to believe and practice what Joseph believed and practiced.
"'Christian Worldview' makes me want to vomit." That was the response I received when I emailed a friend that I wanted to write a book about worldviews.
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God's "time out" for us deepens our relationship with Him
- March 05, 2013 |
We all know we are suppose to evangelize, but why don't we?
- February 26, 2013 |
I have long suspected that many Christians dread not just death but heaven. We won’t admit that, of course.
- February 23, 2013 |
God designed the longings you experience in this world not to completely satisfy you, but to point you toward another world.
- February 20, 2013 |
As real as the New Age movement threat is, I have become equally concerned about the ominous threat that the word-faith movement poses to the body of Christ.
- February 19, 2013 |
There seem to be two predominant schools of thought when it comes to how God is active in our spiritual lives, and the core of the difference is who is central in the story - us or Him.
- February 15, 2013 |