When Reality Is Upside Down

Dealing with people well is a skill that, if mastered, enables us to do much good in the world. The best leaders have always known this. They do not manage everyone the same way; rather, they take into account the personalities and temperaments of those who serve...

One Question God Always Answers

I remember when my oldest son first started asking questions about life and the world around him. It was amazing to watch him think through what he learned and make sense of it all. “Mommy, why are germs bad?” “Mommy, how does the car radio work?” “Mommy, will...

Short-Term Setbacks, Long-Term Gain

Visit any bookstore, and one is almost certain to find a relatively large section devoted to “self-help” literature. From books prescribing ten easy steps to improving one’s marriage, to writings that outline steps to guarantee success in business, to works...

Practical Tips to Prepare for the End of Life

Practical Tips to Prepare for the End of Life from Crossway on Vimeo. Key Decisions As we’re coming to the end of life, it’s very important to have a time where we say, “Okay, I am dying. It’s not a question of if, it’s a question of when. How should I best do...

Working While We Can

Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), the great early American statesman, was by no means a believer in Christ, and yet he had great insight that has benefitted many people. Franklin once said that “lost time is never found again,” a concise way of saying that we should...

Learn to Study the Bible as a Teacher of the Word

It’s a wonderful aspiration to desire to teach. God’s calls the older women to teach the younger women (Titus 2:3-5), and there is always someone younger than you to pass your wisdom along to. But it’s an aspiration that’s linked to responsibility. There is more...

The Greatest News in the World

Throughout my Christian life, I have struggled with evangelism.  There are times when I know I should share the good news of Jesus with someone, and I simply don’t do it.  This may not seem like a huge deal, but upon some further biblical examination, it becomes...

Resting on God’s Unchanging Grace in a Culture That is Always Changing

Reaching the half-century mark in life truly is a milestone. I am grateful God has kept me these many days. God truly knows I’ve pulled more than one stunt that could have placed me in His presence sooner than now. Our days are undoubtedly numbered, and by His...

Embracing Our Finitude

From the very beginning, human beings have not been content to embrace their finitude. Not wanting to operate within the boundaries God set for them in Eden, Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit so that they could be like their Creator in His knowledge of good and...

Into His Presence: A Theology of Intimacy with God By Tim L. Anderson

Tim Anderson, a professor of theology and biblical studies at Corban University, has written a book that is much needed within the church today. Sadly, the Charismatics and Mystics have hijacked the concept of Intimacy with God and created confusion on the issue of...

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