“If you want impact, you have to go for intimacy. The single most determining factor in how impactful I have been in ministry for Jesus has to do with how intimate I have been with […]
“Oh—if there’s one thing us youth pastors and leaders need to work on…to work hard at, to work relentlessly at…it is to guard our hearts. Because the work that God is doing in us is […]
Yeah, we know…it’s been a minute. But a lot has gone on with Fee and Wayne since their last episode…including their 10th wedding anniversary! So, to commemorate both their 10th year and 10th episode together, […]
“If it was God’s desire to provide us with an accurate and reliable account of the life of Jesus, an account we could trust and recognize as consistent with other forms of eyewitness testimony, God […]
“I’m alarmed sometimes when I hear Christians make inaccurate statements related to the nature of evidence. When discussing evidence with skeptics, we don’t need to concede that a particular fact related to the Christian worldview […]
“It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace… …whether it be given by the poorest of […]
“There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable. Those who serve God with all their heart because they know him… …and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not […]
Can all of our society’s problems be solved by following two simple rules?
Are issues of social justice always just a local matter?
“When people look at you, do they see the character of Christ? Because if we’re not careful, we can end up looking like ‘fruit-salad’ Christians. We can show all sorts of different fruit—much of it […]
“Are you ready for God to prune you? Are you prepared to surrender to him anything about your life that is not bearing fruit—and for God to get rid of it? Do you honestly want […]
“If you do not have a heart of integrity, you will never have a ministry of integrity. The ministry that you have—the words that you speak—in the end can only come from a heart that […]
“Here’s the question you must ask yourself about the effectiveness of your youth ministry: Will your students stand firmly for Christ long after they have left the protective environment of your youth ministry? We’re not in […]
“Someone once said that ‘a community is where the person you like least always is.’ When you think about it, the early church was comprised of individuals, Jews and Gentiles, that despised each other. Yet […]
“We have far too many Christians who are strong on convictions, but you wouldn’t want them to represent you in any public way…because they do it in a way that is not very civil in […]