Novels and nonsense. Happy Friday, folks!
It's Valentine's day, and you've doubtless seen a lot of material out there about guys, love, and dating. And for good reason. Navigating girl-guy relationships in a God-honoring way can be difficult. But I've heard many young women bring up an important question: “What if no one ever expresses interest?” If you've ever had a similar thought, this post…
I had been living under the illusion that I was somehow better than others by focusing on the areas I didn’t struggle with (or so I thought), all the while failing to see the pride that was greater than my so-called success. Thankfully my good Father didn’t leave me in that frightful condition. He reminded me of something even greater than my ugly pride—His beautiful grace.
Looking for a good book to curl up with on a snowy February evening? Here are six titles you may enjoy.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “revival”? A widespread movement sparked by a prayer meeting or a sermon? Outdoor services held under a tent? An emotional experience? Our parent ministry, Life Action Ministries, defines revival as “a renewed relationship with Jesus that revolutionizes relationships with others.” It’s not something you can schedule…
Can I join the plethora of book award posts floating around cyberspace? Yes? Good. As you know, I again took the #vtReadingChallenge that blogger Tim Challies sets up, choosing this year the "Committed Reader" plan, which is fifty-two books in a year. Not only did I hit my goal, I'm on target to complete just…
Weakness is not something to cower from or cover up. Weakness is something to embrace for the sake of Christ.
A little bit of humor and Christmas cheer to brighten your day.
Your reality may be beyond what you can bear this December, but it’s not beyond the capable hands of our loving Father.
Sin is real, addictive, and dangerous. You need a battle plan.
When we learn of tragic events, somehow I don’t think it’s enough to tweet trending hashtags or update your profile pic with a supportive logo. While those gestures aren’t wrong in and of themselves, I can’t help but wonder . . . surely members of the Body of Christ are called to something more?
Confession time: I want to make a conscious effort to enjoy life and give thanks this next month, but I don't expect to become a new person overnight (or even in thirty days). That's because, while I am a child of God, I'm still a sinner stuck inside a fallen, human body. Sadly, I don't walk in the Spirit minute by minute. That's why I need grace.