"I don’t know any other way to say this: it seems like a lot of the people who care about orthdoxy are jerks.” ~ Josh Harris
God uses imperfect people because that's all he's got to work with.
The message from a friend raised a question I’d not thought of: "Can you tell me how to freshen up my prayer time?"
The amazing thing about Good Friday is that it was -- and is -- part of the "good" declared by God at creation. And it was a good for us.
I’ve found that most people who tell me that fiction is a waste of time are folks who seem to hold to a kind of sola cerebra vision of the Christian life that just doesn’t square with the Bible.
That slap symbolizes how far Jesus was willing to go.
One thing I told them then, and would tell them now, is to not overlook the chance to design your church's structure.
There is another way to go, thanks be to God, the way of Grace as opposed to Law...
You can't worry your way into a longer life.
God is both close and He is near. Embracing that tension has implications for the way we worship
Jesus said “If your eye offends you, gouge it out.” He didn’t say “If you find your neighbor’s eyes are too sexy, gouge them out.” It isn’t a just society when women are hired only if they meet certain standards of “sexiness.”
Parenting involves hard truths. It is a way that God searches your heart, humbles you, and softens you for His service.
Life Lessons from Four Bossy Bible Women
C.J. Mahaney, founder of Sovereign Grace Ministries, will step down as its president effective April 12 in order to focus on being a local pastor. The news comes shortly after the beleaguered network of churches asked a Maryland court to dismiss a lawsuit alleging its leaders covered up the sexual abuse of children.
It's easy to take shots at large churches.But I am convinced that any church of any size can be learned from, and that includes large churches.
- March 07, 2013 |