The Kind of Seeking God Rewards

Jan 23, 2017
I don’t know about you guys, but my time seeking the Lord every morning is often a less than electrifying experience. In fact, that hour of Bible reading and prayer is sometimes the most difficult p...

Weak That We Might Be Strong

Jan 19, 2017
“But [the Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ m...

Love Conquers Cynicism

Jan 16, 2017
The unbelieving world has always looked upon the church with a contemptuous glare, harshly criticizing, ridiculing, and even vilifying her. In his farewell discourse, Jesus predicted this animosity th...

Bibleless Christianity is not Christianity

Jan 12, 2017
My friend Trevor (not his real name) has proudly identified as a Christian for the nearly two decades I have known him. Throughout our childhood and teenage years, he was what I then mockingly called ...

God Restores Repentant Failures

Jan 9, 2017
Four years ago, I made a very public mess of my faith. In a season of obstinate resistance to God’s grace and faithless disobedience to his gospel, I was “outed” for having a profile on a gay so...

Is It Ever Too Late To Come Back To Jesus?

Jan 5, 2017
“It’s never too late to come back to Jesus”—various versions of this statement appeared throughout the comments section of an article I wrote last summer. The article was about apostasy, and i...

Not an Anomaly

Jan 2, 2017
Do you feel like your Christian experience is of such a peculiar nature that the believers around you are utterly unable to relate to you? Whenever you step into a worship service or community group, ...

Alone With God

Dec 14, 2016
Is it possible to actually avoid God while submerging ourselves in spiritual disciplines and Christian activities? I believe it is. I have this bad habit of running to good habits when I sense the Lo...

One Faith, Innumerable Callings

Dec 8, 2016
Someone recently suggested I write about what it looks like in daily practice to live faithfully in Christ. My response was, “I would, but faithfulness to Jesus can be expressed in about three milli...

Victims and Perpetrators of Evil

Dec 5, 2016
I had a conversation a couple of weeks ago with a self-described atheist who blamed his adamant disbelief in God on the abundance of evil in the world. We’ll call this man Chad. Chad told me he had...