Shining with an Otherworldly Light
Path of Fools and the Faithful
God’s route to an end goal is usually not the one we would’ve taken, so why does he so often insist on taking us the ‘long way around,’ sometimes through pretty terrible circumstances?
A Short Guide to Achieving Holiness
God commands us “You shall be holy, for I am holy” (1 Peter 1:16), but the debate over how to actually accomplish this command has caused Christians a great deal of anguish over the years.
The Price Tag for Heaven
How do we respond to people, sometimes even believers, who seem quite content with their sin and convinced that Jesus is more than happy to ignore all their indiscretions?
The Virtue of Patience in Pain
God often permits pain to enter into his children’s lives, and he promises to gloriously transform these moments to joy, but the space of waiting between those two moments can be agonizing.
A Song Out of the Night
God doesn’t guarantee us an easy life anywhere in scripture; in fact, the Bible promises us quite the opposite in many places, so how should we respond to that?
How We Escape Binding Sins
Many of us struggle with problems that have such a grip on us that we feel like we’ll never shake them off, so how do we find freedom?
The Test of Prosperity and Blessings
When God miraculously heals or blesses a person and then they turn away from him, why did God grant them that answer to their prayers in the first place?
The Tool to Avoid a Rebellious Spirit
When our hearts harden towards God’s Word, we lose our discernment and ability to hear the Spirit’s voice, so how do we avoid falling into this deafening, deadening trap?
The Great and Terrible Command
God’s order for us to forgive those who harm us can feel unbearable to obey at times, but they are worse consequences if we ignore his commands.
Gary Leon Ridgway was a truck factory worker and a rigidly religious man, but in 2003, he would become known for something else altogether.