While bloggers have rightly been criticized for being too negative at times, blog commenters can be equally ruthless. I’d like to address this briefly today in the hope that I can help us all think well about how we interact online.
The proven power of body language.
What does the world see in our Christmas preparation?
A Hallelujah Chorus...A child born unto US...prophesy of old fulfilled and an invitation of salvation.
If there is something about your church you dislike, consider it an opportunity to sacrifice for the greater good of the body.
Bullying is now the leading form of youth violence. Now there's a faith-based solution to stop it.
There's an essay that caught my attention on FoxNews.com this morning, bluntly titled: "Why I Cheated on My Husband."
God is faithful when we are faithless - from the very first Fall to our failings today, God has a plan of rescue
We all long for community, but how do we overcome our instinct to hide? Here are 8 ways to encourage yourself to come out of hiding to find healing.
Am I my brother’s keeper? Cain asked that question to deny his sin before God. The obvious answer to that query is that he was his brother’s keeper in one sense; at the very least, he shouldn’t have murdered him.
As I interact and read some of the work of the evangelicals in my generation I'm noticing some tendencies. I notice them in my own leadership and in the leadership of others. Here are the three that concern me most:
There are just some things that are better left unsaid.
The power of praise may surprise you.
I love Thanksgiving. Here are twenty random things in no certain order that I'm thankful for:
It was the beloved English writer G.K. Chesterton who once observed that the critical thing is whether or not we take the turns of life for granted or with gratitude.
This Thanksgiving, I pray that my gratitude might be rooted in the character and nature of God more than my ever-changing circumstances--and it’s my prayer for you too.
I don't know about you, but rods and staffs, those were tools of discipline in my home. Ok well not exactly a rod, more like a wooden spoon but when you're on the tail end of it, it's pretty much the same thing.(Can I get a witness? Yup, that just happened.) But in the phases of life, there are transitions.
What if we spent less time trying to mold our kids, and more time helping them be the godly people that God desires them to be?
Longing for a mythical golden era is antithetical to the gospel
- November 14, 2012 |