By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another (John 13:35). Love is something we all know about and all desire. But so often it seems to be the most difficult thing for us to practice.
- August 08, 2013 |
Westboro Baptist commits the error of saying everybody and everything is wrong, evil, and doomed to hell. Rob Bell makes the error of taking hard truth and bending it so it becomes more palatable. And the reality is, we too can fall into both errors.
With all the talk about Millennials and the Church, are we forgetting something?
Do not withhold your mercy from me, O LORD; may your love and your truth always protect me (Ps. 40:11). What nobody tells you about turning 40 is that you ask yourself a lot of questions...
People are incurably religious. If they do not worship God, they will find something to worship.
My hope cannot be found in my rule keeping or performance before the Lord. So, why do we love rules?
I have a conviction. Disagree with it if you want, but I believe it to the core of my being. God wants churches to grow.
Dr. Roger examines how we can read our Bibles more effectively.
Crosswalk.com editors Shawn McEvoy and Stephen McGarvey discuss Oblivion, starring Tom Cruise and directed by Joseph Kosinski. Oblivion - out on DVD August 6 - derives its elements from several well-worn sources (and gives knowing nods to them) while offering impressive sights and sounds. But ground-breaking sci-fi this is not.
Read Christian Hamaker's full text review here.
In her recent post, Ann Voskamp ponders marriage and what love and romance truly look like.
God would rather have us be WITH Him than do a bunch of things FOR Him.
A mention of God's wrath caused the popular hymn "In Christ Alone" to be booted by the PCUSA. Is God's wrath outdated?
If Jesus has done enough to accomplish salvation for us, are we satisfied with him?
Learning to be content with little and learning to be content with much are both difficult.
You may be thinking that I got the title backwards: Didn’t the exodus from Egypt come before the exile? It did, but not in Isaiah.
I grew up believing a person would probably reap what they sowed (eventually or eternally), or at least “should.”
How can you handle a cheating or porn-addicted spouse? Is forgiveness even possible?
Swearing has become totally entrenched in our culture, and many Christians worry that it's spreading into the church.