Risking It All for God’s Call
How do we become people of God who boldly live for the gospel and have real impact on the world around us?
I would say I’m a pretty adventurous guy. The second time I went skiing was in Colorado, and I was with a friend who’s a black diamond skier. He turned to me and said, “Hey, let’s tree ski.” I shrugged. “Sure!”
Let’s just say I’m lucky to be alive today.
What Sparks a Passion for Christ?
If we truly believe in the promise and freedom of the New Covenant, we will find a fiery passion for God’s presence and work growing inside of us.
How Do We Make God Marvel?
If we are a believer, our foremost desire should be to please God, but is it biblical or even possible for us to make God marvel
A Letter from the Shadow of the Gallows
What would revival look like if it were actually going to change the face of our nation and, more importantly, the church in America?
Stitching Up the Wounds
How do we stir up a radical passion for God’s will and people in the world? Suffering and how we respond to it could be our answer.
Fiery passion for God’s work is born out of compassion, if you think about it. God sent Christ to die for sinners. Biblically, his glory and judgment go hand-in-hand with his love for us as his image-bearers and grief over sin.
Does God Learn New Things?
The Bible seems like it goes back and forth about whether or not God ever changes his mind about things. How do we make sense of this?
The Two Sides of a Gift
Spiritual gifts cause an unusual amount of tension in the church, whether it’s people clamoring for their talents to be recognized or those who are fearful of their misuse.
If We Could Go Back in Time…
God gives us an incredible, living resource with which to navigate life, but we have to discover what it is and allow ourselves to be changed in the process.
One of the most venerable science fiction series in the Western world is Star Trek. Most people, even if they’re nowhere near a ‘Trekkie’, are at least passingly familiar with Captain Kirk, Spock, “Live long and prosper” and the famous Vulcan salute.
How to Befriend Our Rivals
God makes it very clear in scripture that there is one thing in us that spells the ruin of our relationship with him and other people.
When Abraham Lincoln won the Presidential nomination, famous writer Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “We heard the result coldly and sadly. It seemed too rash, on a purely local reputation, to build so grave a trust in such anxious times.”