Are You Praying For Spirit-led Conviction?
Does your church pray for the Holy Spirit to call souls to Christ?
A Workout With God as Your Strength Coach
Suffering produces endurance and character in a Christian’s spiritual training.
When God Attends Summer Camp
Summer camp is more than just water games and bunk beds; It can be a life changer.
Peace is not an Empty Promise but a Guarantee
Today’s chaos is similar to the circumstances surrounding Jesus’ birth, but God . . .
Surrender the Fight and be Declared the Winner
I’ve fought my share of fights over the years. Some were necessary. Some were stupid. Some I won. Some I […]
Authentic Christians Are Not Religious
Jesus speaks jarring words against the religious leaders of his day. He describes them as those who honor God with […]
Praying Through Colossians: A Confident Hope
Colossians is a book that shows we need Christ for an eternity with God in heaven. As we have a […]
Jesus Wants Us to Know His Father as Our Father
“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” (A.W. Tozer) What […]
Christian Parenting Part One: Laying the Foundation
Parenting. Now, that’s an emotionally charged word! It is no exaggeration to say that parenting can bring the highest highs […]
7 Characteristics of a Mature Prayer
Most Christians agree with what Ray Ortlund wrote about prayer: “There’s one prime, basic, all-important place in your life where […]
This is How You Can be the Salt of the Earth
“Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.” […]
Five Reasons Being a Prisoner is a Good Thing
“As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have […]
What is Your Internal Canary Bird Singing to You?
In the old days of mining, the miners took a canary bird down with them while they worked. This bird […]
How Do I Know I’m Really a Christian?
I’ve lost count of people who’ve come into my office asking, “How do I know I’m a Christian? Like, really know?” […]
“Prone to Wander, Lord, I Feel it”
In 1757 Robert Robinson, a self-proclaimed “wanderer,” wrote the penitent words of a poem we know today as the hymn […]
When it Comes to Loving People, Christians Have a Higher Standard
“Let us not become weary in doing good . . . Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good […]
Inside Look at a Pastor’s Preaching Prep
Every week I have the incredible opportunity of standing before a group of people to proclaim the truths of God’s […]
The Hard, Narrow Road to Biblical Literacy
We desire the silver platter of biblical literacy – that we might somehow put in the littlest effort yet receive […]