“A missions trip never leaves anyone unchanged.” I would never be able to affirm it until I had experienced the mission field for myself.
- August 01, 2013 |
The Christian church has withstood centuries of violence, voices, and opposition, so are evangelical bloggers missing the mark?
- August 01, 2013 |
Are you in a spiritual rut? Here are a few practical tips to breathe new life and vigor back into your devotional life.
First, those who make Christ their Lord never die. Second, those who make Christ their Lord never "lose" fellow believers. Third, God walks with us through "the valley of the shadow of death."
Art is everywhere. Yet few can explain why certain movies, books, plays, and songs resonate so profoundly. Jerram Barrs, author of Echoes of Eden, leads us to consider how truly great art depicts what God calls true, beautiful, and good, spiritually awakening us to hunger for redemption.
It’s been the message I’ve received from all around: “Real men don’t cry. Not in public, anyway.” It’s pride, I’m sure. Pride that flows out of believing a lie.
Phil “the Duck Commander” Robertson is an entertainer who looks like Moses and jokes like Bill Cosby. But having a quick wit isn’t a bad thing when the message is sin, righteousness, and judgment.
The world is changing, and in some ways the church must learn to change with it. Blogger Christopher Smith takes a moment to share what he believed is the solution for transforming the Christian church.
“God doesn’t need my money, but I need to give it.” This is possibly the wisest piece of financial counsel I’ve ever heard.
God places families in charge of their own children, true, but don't be afraid to let the community get involved in certain ways!
Our God is a mighty warrior. He is a God who has a strategic plan. You and I can take part in this strategic plan.
Parenting can be so busy that you fall into a pattern of simply reacting to what’s going on around you. But that's not God's best!
After the whirlwind success of stripped-down tracks including “My Savior My God” and “Give It All Away,” it’s not surprising that Shust wanted to experiment with a few new timbres.
Few currents have shaped the mindset of our modern world more than pluralization.
A friend in my fantasy baseball league opened a can of worms once by asking, "Should we as Christians even be competitive? I see where God says do your best, but doesn't really talk about measuring yourself against others."
Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than men…It is the Lord Christ whom you serve (Col. 3:23-24).
A reader struggles with Jesus' words: "whoever marries the divorced woman commits adultery." Read more in He Said, She Said.
In his upcoming film "Unstoppable," Christian actor and producer Kirk Cameron addresses the age-old problem of evil.
- July 25, 2013 |