God Has a Wonderful Plan for My Life?
Why would anyone choose to follow a God who promises more hardship, not less?
The Sovereignty of God and Prayer
I am often asked, "If you believe God works all things according to the counsel of his will (Ephesians 1:11) and that his knowledge of all things past, present, and future is infallible, then what is the point of praying that anything happen?"
How to Be a Growing Christian
If you don’t love Jesus Christ more today than you did yesterday, you’re backslidden.
How to Discover
The Secret of Contentment
Discontent? The problem may be with your soul instead of your circumstances.
13 Ways to Pursue More of Jesus
The more you have of Jesus in your life, the better your life will be. Here are practical suggestions for
Pursuing More of Jesus.
The Bible is Alive: Experience it!
Worship the Ever-Present Jesus Christ!
No matter where John was, he was near his beloved and ever-present Lord Jesus Christ.
Are Christians Arrogant?
The gospel can be compared to one beggar telling another beggar where he found bread. There is nothing arrogant about that... is there?
How Do We Bear Spiritual Fruit?
The concept of bearing fruit is used often in Scripture. But what does that mean for those who follow Christ?
The Duty of Leaders: Getting our Priorities Straight in the Church
Joshua is the model leader for those who accept a calling in the household of faith.
I Stress, Therefore I Am: 10 Ways To De-Stress & Enjoy Rest
Some days I just give up. I wake up and stress greets me, personified by the pile of laundry staring at me. Is it realistic for the Christian to expect a stress-free life? How do
Preaching: Act of Spirituality or Arrogance?
The act of preaching is either a spiritual act or an arrogant act. There is nothing in between for anyone who stands in the pulpit.
7 Ways to Live Out Resurrection Day Every Day
Resurrection Day happens just once a year. But it’s something we would all do well in observing every day in our hearts. Christ died for us. Now, how will we live for him today?
How to Grow with God
Don't be someone who believes in Jesus, yet isn't staying close enough to Him to grow. Root yourself in good spiritual soil so you can grow to become the person God intends you to be. Here's how.
Meditate on the Beauty of Jesus
To worship is to change.
Defeat Defeatism by Preaching Good News
Leaders should share the good news about the church by noticing, naming and nurturing those whom God uses to produce good fruit.
Sweating in Church
Recently, I was studying what causes people to feel spiritually frustrated. The two top reasons? Bible study and prayer. I get that.
Is God Just a Human Invention? - Video Interview and Book Excerpt with Sean McDowell
Stand stronger against the secular, anti-God bias in the world today. Watch our brief video interview with Sean McDowell, author of "Is God Just a Human Invention?"
Should Every Christian Join a Church?
Do you, or does someone you know, claim to be a Christian but refuses to become a member of a local church? Mark Dever shows from the Bible that something is deficient in that kind of thinking -- especially about what it means to be a Christian.
Is God Our Cheerleader, or Are We His?
There seem to be two predominant schools of thought when it comes to how God is active in our spiritual lives, and the core of the difference is who is central in the story - us or Him.