I am optimistic about the church of Jesus Christ. We’ve been through societal transformations before.
- July 03, 2013 |
Dr. Roger answers a reader's question about whether ghosts are real.
- July 03, 2013 |
Like many followers of Christ, I am often overwhelmed at the sin in my life and how little of Christ is actually formed in me.
I’m always grieved for the person experiencing the hurt. It’s never pretty to be dominated by pain. So here’s one pastor’s simple plea:
The fact that Psalms doesn’t include a soundtrack or notation clues us in to what God values most in our worship songs.
A reader asks: Is committing an adultery an unforgivable sin? Dr. Roger examines some of the consequences of adultery and the steps you can take towards restoration.
Paul found a way to keep from losing heart in his ministry, even though his trials in the world and the church likely were great.
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.
A reader asks: Is it appropriate for family members to kiss on the lips when saying hello or goodbye? Dr. Roger looks at what the Bible has to say about kissing.
Learn how to have a warm, inviting church.
We all believe in God’s sovereignty and we all believe in human freedom, though we differ on the qualifications of both. But when the government tries to be the ultimate sovereign, or to coerce free consciences, we know to stand against that, and for another kingdom, together.
Diversity is not a word in the Bible but by definition we cannot escape it. And why would we want to? Diversity is a beautiful reflection of God’s creation.
Born Kal-El of Krypton, adopted as Clark Kent by a humble Kansas farm couple, Superman is perhaps the world’s most famous superhero.
How often do we overlook ministry opportunities because they don't fit our idea of being big enough?
If you want to see teenagers develop lifelong, incomparably intimate relationships with Jesus that can survive past high school, stop assuming you know where they stand with Christ.
What does the Bible mean when it says we should "fear the Lord?" Dr. Roger discusses why it's not a bad thing to fear God.
Is it your church? Are you perpetuating division within the walls of your church?
Our hearts drift toward tribalism, the tendency to gather with people just like us and to reflect ourselves rather than the missionary heart of God. We’re always putting up mirrors around the light of the gospel when we should be putting up windows.
Being in a healthy, Bible-teaching local church is important for Christian parenting. But is it enough?