Satan wants to help you—to help you sin. He is hell bent on taking you to hell with him. Thomas Books, in his book Precious Remedies Against Satan's Devices, drew up a list of the devices Satan uses to draw you—yes you!—to sin. Here are six of them...
He who neglects discipline despises himself... (Prov. 15: 23). The next time you feel like others aren't being as challenged as you are, or like the Lord is picking on you unfairly, consider that you can't see all the perspectives or purposes of the Lord.
There are seasons when pastors receive more hate mail than normal, and now is probably one of them, when churches and pastors are taking courageous yet unpopular stands on numerous moral issues. So what should we do when the haters start hating?
As much as you have planned, and as much as your kids are looking forward to summer, you know there will come a time when you hear your child say, "Mom, I'm bored, what can I do?"
When it was discovered my dad was having an affair, the family unit I’d known for twenty-seven years was slowly torn apart.
If you are still living with your parents, but plan to leave the nest soon, you should be thinking about your financial future.
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Just as there are certain things we should know, as in facts or figures or cultural literacy, there are certain things we should also know how to do.
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Clear parallels to the life of Christ and themes of sacrifice, redemption and love elevate Superman's story above mere entertainment.
In the Church, bad ideas and wrong-headed philosophies function in the same way as viruses. They infect a church, and as members and leaders interact with other churches, the infection is spread.
Often, people do nothing because they fear they might do the wrong thing - but doing nothing is DEFINITELY the wrong thing.
As a father of four and a father-in-law of two more, I feel my role as a father much more viscerally than ever before. So what IS a father? I've given that some thought of late.
Nobody will give you kudos for praying for these despised people. And yet you should.
By looking at the Bible as if it were fundamentally about us, we totally miss the Point.
In a culture where the arts are struggling to rise above the silly and the profane, the church has an incredible opportunity. Are we taking advantage of it?
I’ve been interviewing a lot of new Christians to hear how God has worked to bring them to the Savior. One pattern intrigues me. I often hear of people asking one question but really seeking an answer to something else.
Born Kal-El of Krypton, adopted as Clark Kent by a humble Kansas farm couple, Superman is perhaps the world’s most famous superhero.
Father’s Day is right around the corner, and I want to call you out into the role God made for you as husbands, fathers, men.
Learn how to have a warm, inviting church.
What does Psalm 46 teach us about resting in the Lord?