Would Jesus Do: Discerning Which Biblical Laws Matter, and Which Don't
What am I supposed to think when "don't clip your sideburns too short" is right next to "don't practice fortune-telling"? Can I know which principles God wants me to live by, and which ones to ignore?
What Does Jesus Think...
...about Your Relationship with Him?
Is an unconfessed sin replaying itself over and over in the depths of your conscience? In His mercy, the Lord sent a friend to confront David. At last, the hidden thing was known, out in the open to be dealt with. Psalm 51 is David's prayer of confession and repentance.
The New Life in Christ
While we often think of lust in terms of sexual infidelity, we lust when we view a person as an object to be used. This can happen even within the marriage relationship...
Sculptors of the Soul
This is spiritual formation: serving as sculptors of the soul. No honor could be greater, no responsibility higher, no accountability more.
The Race that is Set Before Us
The stadium in which the Christian race is run, is this world; the prize run for is the heavenly glory; the mark to direct in it, is Christ.
Teaching Your Children the Faith through Catechesis
While catechizing children may seem old-fashioned, the benefits are numerous. The number of people interested in catechesis seems to be growing...
Paul's Lost Letters
There's been a lot of recent discussion about how we got the New Testament. What's if it's not all Dan Brown-style fiction?
The Sovereignty of God and the Sin of the Believer
A Note on 1 Corinthians 10:13
What evidence is there that the Bible is in fact God's Word?
Leading Today: Leadership and Obedience
Character, integrity and obedience to God are the qualities that make a good leader.
The Best Apologetic
While scripture clearly teaches that we are to be prepared to give an answer for the hope that lies within us, I must continually be reminded of Christ's commandment to love my neighbor.
Imagination: Biblically Holy, or Evil?
Is the imagination "evil"? Thoughts on cultivating a "holy imagination" from award-winning musician and author Michael Card.
Congregational Worship in the New Testament
What did worship music sound like in the first century? How long did it last? Does it matter today?
Five Difficult Steps for Overcoming Sin
Just being saved does not give Christians immediate deliverance from sin patterns, especially those that have been developing over many years. Addictions to alcohol, drugs, and pornography, for example, are extremely hard to break.
Solitude: A Vital Factor in Growing Closer to God
The Weapons Of Christian Warfare
Being Quick to Listen
Listening, in and of itself, may seem to be a simple act, but it does takes practice. Why should we become quick to listen? Three reasons stand out to me—understanding, learning, and remembering.
Three Questions about Worship You've Not Asked
Unexamined worship is not worth offering.