A lesson learned on my “not-so” day off…
“The exclusive claim of the gospel – that Jesus is the only way – is often misconstrued. It’s mistakenly viewed as God favoring the Christian club over all the other religious clubs. But God does […]
“In the entire universe, only two of God’s creations fail to bring glory to him: fallen angels (demons) and us (people). All sin, at its root, is failing to give God glory. It is loving […]
Can we ever really “play catch up” with time?
“I think what we reinforce over and over again in Christian circles is that your value is based on how useful you are. How much are you changing the world for God? How effective are […]
“Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn’t ever going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.” ~ Charles Stanley
“God doesn’t dangle growth in grace before you like a spiritual lure that’s always enticing but never enjoyed. He promises thru His word that actual progress in godliness is possible.” ~ Donald S. Whitney
Are issues of social justice always just a local matter?
Is control really the main issue behind gun control?
“Worship can’t be calculated or produced. Instead, it is evoked. It’s the response of a heart evoked by the beauty, glory, and allure of the object of your mental focus—holy God. And yet, we also […]
“There are a lot of people that I find it difficult to like. I don’t like what they do to me. I don’t like what they say about me and other people. I don’t like […]
“The meek man is not a human mouse afflicted with a sense of his own inferiority. Rather he may be in his moral life as bold as a lion and as strong as Samson; but […]
“The meek man cares not at all who is greater than he, for he has long ago decided that the esteem of the world is not worth the effort. He develops toward him self a […]
For the church, the many abuses of human life, liberty, and dignity should be a heartfelt suffering. The church, entrusted with the earth’s glory, believes that in each person is the Creator’s image, and that […]
“I think we’ve gotten so used to the magnificence and beauty of the world around us, that we’ve forgotten that God made all of it. Literally. Everything is a figment of His imagination, created out […]