Category Archives: Christian Living

Should We Pull the Plug on Cable News?

Three problems with the atmosphere of cable news, and why we may be better neighbors without it.

Also posted in Christianity, Life & Culture, Politics, This Is Our Time | | 18 Comments

We Should Always Take Life ‘One Day At a Time’

God wants us to depend on Him constantly, not just in the time of trial.

Also posted in Devotional Thoughts, Personal | | 2 Comments

Churchgoing Is Beautiful

The percentage of Christians who attend church has held steady since the 70’s. But churches report smaller numbers of Christians in worship each week. What’s going on?

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues | | 4 Comments

Before the Throne of Social ‘Likes’

We need to consider what our online interaction is doing to our hearts. What are the benefits, the promises, and the dangers?

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues | | 1 Comment

Why Does It Take an Eclipse to Get Us to Look Up to the Heavens?

Why don’t I do this more often? Am I as attuned as I should be to the glories that surround me all the time?

Also posted in Christianity | | 1 Comment

Give Me Jesus Over Westminster Abbey

If forced to choose between the power of Westminster’s ambience or the power of a simple preacher who shows me Christ, I say: Give me Jesus every time.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues | | 9 Comments

The Pastor Must Fall On His Sword Before He Wields It

We are the only army in the world in which we are called to fall on our swords before we wield them.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Devotional Thoughts, Preaching | | 6 Comments

Pastors, the Bible Is the Best Thing You’ve Got Going

Biblical illiteracy is a problem, but many Americans still appreciate the Bible.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Education, Reading, Theology | | 3 Comments

“13 Reasons Why” Is Deceptive and Destructive

Netflix’s new teen drama on suicide is wildly popular. I cannot overstate how destructive it is.

Also posted in Clear Winter Nights, Counseling, Culture / Entertainment, Missions / Evangelism, Personal, Theology, This Is Our Time | | 29 Comments

The Beauty of Spiritual Struggle

We need to revisit the assumption that struggle is bad. Otherwise, we are likely to get discouraged in the spiritual race.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Devotional Thoughts, Sin | | 3 Comments