I agree that we need to be informed as Christians. But where do we draw the line between knowledge and action.
How should Christians respond to insults and vitriol from the culture?
The message from a friend raised a question I’d not thought of: "Can you tell me how to freshen up my prayer time?"
If Jesus were to knock at your door, would you answer?
That slap symbolizes how far Jesus was willing to go.
It seemed whenever I thought of Easter, I thought only of Easter Sunday -- the celebration of resurrected life -- or Good Friday -- the death Christ suffered on the cross. I never thought about the Saturday in-between.
I’ve found that most people who tell me that fiction is a waste of time are folks who seem to hold to a kind of sola cerebra vision of the Christian life that just doesn’t square with the Bible.
There is another way to go, thanks be to God, the way of Grace as opposed to Law...
Jesus forgets what we remember. And he remembers what we forget.
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of engaging with a group of college students from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. As I shared in my previous blog post, our time together led to spirited, honest dialogue that I was told later inspired some students to have meaningful conversations about Jesus and Christianity.
in man's economy, broken + broken often equals more broken.
In my strength alone, I will always remain helpless, insecure, and eons from innately good.
Jesus said “If your eye offends you, gouge it out.” He didn’t say “If you find your neighbor’s eyes are too sexy, gouge them out.” It isn’t a just society when women are hired only if they meet certain standards of “sexiness.”
Don’t ignore a subtle sense of unrest. It may be the key to finding the work and life you love.
C.J. Mahaney, founder of Sovereign Grace Ministries, will step down as its president effective April 12 in order to focus on being a local pastor. The news comes shortly after the beleaguered network of churches asked a Maryland court to dismiss a lawsuit alleging its leaders covered up the sexual abuse of children.
Parenting involves hard truths. It is a way that God searches your heart, humbles you, and softens you for His service.
God's "time out" for us deepens our relationship with Him
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