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Are You Aiding and Abetting Apathy?

When people open up and confess their apathy with the Word and prayer, resist the urge to do nothing, but instead, aim to help them grow.

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Are You All In on the Promises of God?

We are to live as people who are all in on God’s promises. There does not seem to be any permissible half-hearted support of God’s program. We can’t be half in and half out; we are either all in or all out.

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Our Minds Are Like Baking Stones

Our hearts are porous. We must greedily guard them and regularly season them the promises of God.

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No Spin on Sin

As Christians we often relativize sin in broad, impersonal, and sanitary terms. This type of spin on sin harms our spiritual health and diminishes the work of the Holy Spirit.

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The Kingdom Consoles and Compels Us

The kingdom of God advances through the expression of the King’s gifts to the church. When working properly the church matures and Christ takes ground in the hearts of men and in the world.

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3 Motivations to Hate Sin

Until sin is actually hated for its odious and repulsive character we will not make true progress in godliness. We may make progress in morality but not holiness; for this requires a godly hatred of sin.

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Thank God for America

America is far from perfect but there are many reasons for Christians to be thankful to God for it.

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Should Christians Defend Themselves?

Do Christians have the right to defend themselves or does the Bible teach that we are not permitted to?

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Don’t Bring a Plastic Spoon to a Knife Fight

Do you realize that your Christian life is a spiritual battle? How are we to go about fighting in it? What are the tools and tactics for this war? In light of the stakes, we must be clear on this.

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Are You Prizing Comfort Over Peace?

If we avoid peace for the sake of personal comfort then we prize peace over comfort. This is selfish, anti-gospel, and harmful to the church. Therefore it is something that we should make sure that we are not doing.

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