Christians are rightly and necessary concerned about leadership, but many Christians seem to aim no higher than secular standards and visions of leadership.
- April 17, 2013 |
What does God want you to do with your life? Are you doing it?
With Brennan, I concur that it is high time for the church to honor its Founder by embracing sola gratia anew.
Without the basics, you won't get much out of Bible study. Once people are taught how to do something, they can see the value of it.
God has used my lack of limbs to draw people to me so I can inspire and encourage them with my messages of faith, hope, and love.
What matters most to the quality of your marriage isn’t WHETHER you fight, but HOW you fight. Conflict can lead to growth.
Yesterday I was typing the name “Kermit Gosnell,” and my phone auto-corrected the name to “gospel.” I shuddered momentarily.
If a Christian man in his 40s meets a Christian woman who seems to be an answer to prayer, and they become intimate, and then feel guilty that they don't feel guilty, what do we say to that?
It has been over twenty years since the publication of The Ragamuffin Gospel, a book many claim as the shattering of God's grace into their lives. Brennan Manning, who left us this week, was dazzingly faithful in preaching and writing on the singular theme: "Yes, Abba is very fond of you!" The crowds are gone now, and the lights are dim, the patches on his knees have faded. If he ever was a ragamuffin in God's gracious presence, truly it is now.
Let marriage be held in honor among all… (Hebrews 13:4). I heard the Tim McGraw song "Live Like You Were Dying" in the most unusual of places the other day...
"Not only is Christianity fake," said the student, "it's not even original," since other ancient religions feature resurrection stories.
Like The Blind Side, faith is integral and is presented unapologetically. And like The Blind Side, 42 isn't appropriate for all ages.
Gotye sings, “You can get addicted to a certain kind of sadness.” But Ecclesiastes is clear that there are times for sorrow AND joy.
I am about to enter into a volatile subject. Not abortion or same-sex marriage. I want to talk about parents, sports and the church.
“He wants to talk about one thing at a time. I like to bounce around. I’m always multi-tasking. I get back to the topic at some point.”
Summer camp instills Christian life lessons into young people, but years later, it's counselors who often have the most to reflect upon.
Jesus is ready to touch our lives, no matter how insignificant we feel.
This animated coming-of-age story is aimed more at adolescents than young children, and packs a surprising, emotional wallop.
A good story told by a skilled author can do a great deal of good. It can even lead us to God.