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 |
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 |
Apply the principles within the Lord’s Prayer; they can help you get unstuck and move forward into the life God intends for you.
- February 14, 2013 |
Rick Renner takes a closer look at the phrase "looking diligently" in Hebrews 12:15, one of the New Testament's most powerful verses for what it has to say about our responsibility as overseers of our own spiritual walk.
- February 11, 2013 |
Do you struggle with anger? Nicole Unice talks about how we can separate our strong negative reactions from shame.
- February 08, 2013 |
Living in the moment sounds beautiful, but how do you rest with God when the here and now is difficult?
- February 06, 2013 |
Here’s how you can stop hiding behind your own efforts to be good and instead enjoy a graceful life.
- February 05, 2013 |