• Living Alongside Death

    Losing a loved one can feel like a crushing blow, but as believers we must trust that God has important purposes behind death.

  • Treasuring the Small Beginnings

    Even if God asks us to do something that seems small or dangerous or just plain strange, we will miss out on spectacular results if we fail to follow his call.

  • A Problem With Social Justice

    Our God is deeply interested in integrity and justness, but being an agent of those virtues in the world as a believer can be a troubling task.

    What do you think of when someone mentions “social justice”?

  • An Antidote for Entitlement

    In the middle of a ‘me’ focused culture, we are called to center ourselves around God and live for the benefit of others.

    America has a peculiar epidemic: about 80 percent of Americans are in debt.

  • I Kissed Church Goodbye: A Reflection on Joshua Harris and Compassion for Pastors

    “We ask you, brothers, to respect those who labor among you and are over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them very highly in love because of their work” (1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 ESV).

  • When Faith Answers Doubts

    World Challenge has started a new branch of ministry to reach out to the younger generation and offer answers to their questions about God, the Bible and much more.

  • Making Relationships Good and Godly

    “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” —Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

    I dislike this opening line in one of my otherwise favorite books. In reality, dysfunctional human dynamics are far less unique and easier to acquire than happy, healthy ones.

  • Jesus’ Empty Tomb: Elaborate Hoax or Simple Fact

    Witness accounts about Christ’s resurrection in the New Testament are a cornerstone of our faith and have been debated for centuries.

  • Learning the Rules of War

    Disagreements are inevitable in relationships, so rather than trying to stifle every dispute, we need to learn how to scuffle in healthy, productive ways.

  • Worship as the Great Divider

    What we worship will set us apart from the world, but it will also give us soul-deep satisfaction like nothing else will.

    Tim Allen once said something that is indicative of the American—maybe the entire Western World—mentality toward worship.