The gospel goes beyond individuals being saved from their sins and going to heaven after they die. The gospel involves the full scope
People often attend church, give, serve, and worship based on what they get out of the experience, hoping that their return on investment is
There is a parable many of us are familiar with in Luke 6, about two men who build houses for themselves. One builds on the rock (Christ)
Several years back, the satirical news site The Onion ran a fake story with the headline “‘I Make My Own Hours,’ Says Man about to Get Fired”
The Christian life is a life of relationship. We fellowship with one another, but we also, importantly, fellowship with the triune God.
A benefit from the communion of the saints is the benefit of provision. That is present in Acts 2:44–45. This is a description of a healthy community.
In our world today, we have this aversion to any kind message that strikes us as judgmental: that maybe the way we want to live
Christian communities are a place where we can have a foretaste of heaven here on earth. What’s a foretaste? Have you ever cooked bacon before?
Everything is about timing. While some keep going and try to make the most of a situation as they go, others will wait until just the right time
How might the discipline of God inform the way parents discipline children?
Have you ever tried to return something to the store without a receipt? It can sometimes be a hassle, because your receipt is the easiest way to prove you bought that item at that store.
Consider the relationship between a herd of sheep and their shepherd. A shepherd guides, nourishes, and protects the sheep of his flock. The role of the sheep is one of response.
“A guide took a group of people through an atomic laboratory and explained how all matter was composed of rapidly moving electric particles.
We are to consume the Bible, not just occasionally nibbling it. We are in danger of spiritual anorexia due to our lack of eating the Word of God.
“On the Nation’s biggest shopping day that there was tragic occurrence at a Wal-Mart in Long Island, NY. Shortly before the doors opened
In the classic novel A Wrinkle in Time, the angel Mrs. Whatsit is talking to the character Calvin about God’s laws for creation: “In your language you
A biblical worldview of God as the Creator does more than encourage us with an understanding of our value; it also shows us that we have meaning.
One word that teaches us how to cultivate a biblical worldview is the word “meditate.” The Hebrew word here is hagah, and in Eat This Book,
People ignore warnings. Much like these Austin residents who ignored flood warnings, to the detriment of their vehicles and at the risk of their own
Pete Greig relates a story and quotes from C. S. Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew. In the book, a boy named Digory begs the Lion, Aslan, to give him