Prayer doesn't save. Only Christ can save.
- July 12, 2012 |
There are many things we don’t know. But this we do know: God is at work, and he has not forgotten us.
- July 12, 2012 |
My good friend Justin Buzzard called to tell me that he was writing a book (in his exact words) on “how to date your wife.” Somewhat taken aback, I said, “Your writing a book on how to date my wife?”
How ironic that space drenched with such a sense of the sacred is the seed of so much spiritual doubt. While many found faith of its deepest and most vibrant nature on the grounds of Dachau, others lost it forevermore.
Certain themes are apparent when reading large quantities of the Old Testament books. What becomes clear about God’s relationship to his people is this: they are very sinful and they are very much loved.
Keys for parenting gifted children
In a post last week, I mentioned the many disasters that seemed to befall TV’s Brady family while on vacations. From losing Bobby in the Grand Canyon to getting locked in an old jailhouse, all on the same trip, one might be left with the impression that a family getaway is akin to playing with fire. Why even bother going anywhere? We go because trips can be a lot of fun.
When it comes to porn, the question facing many men and women is simple: is it really wrong? Is it really that big of a deal?
It's good we want to "dig deeper", but we first need to destroy myths about what this looks like
I caught this over at the Desiring God blog, and it was too good not to share. This is D.A. Carson’s summary of the Bible in 221 words.
Those privileged to communicate the good news, in any format, would do well to consider the weight of their words.
How to handle overt and covert criticism.
A mind for God is terribly important if one is to have a life given to God. As the Apostle Paul wrote, the very basis of our spiritual transformation as Christ followers is through the renewing of our minds.
Leadership has become an idol for us. Well, it has for me. Over the years, I have found my focus shifting more and more to becoming a more effective leader. Maybe yours has too. For me, something needs to change.
Christian discipleship is a process of paying more and more attention to God’s righteousness and less and less attention to our own
There is a unwritten rule that leaders must be jerks in order to succeed. But Jesus showed us a different way.
Editors at Preaching Today recently highlighted Ross Douthat’s synopsis of the core beliefs of America’s wave of “spiritual but not religious” teachers.
The three keys to parenting in today’s “always on” world are being informed, involved and in charge.
Preaching the Word is not less than communication, but is certainly more