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21 Unsolved Mysteries of the Church

The people of the World Wide Web have penetrating questions for the people lurking behind those stained glass windows. I know. I see their...

How to Get Rid of Being Overwhelmed Once and for All

After what I posted on Monday and what I’m feeling in my heart these days, I thought this would be a timely and appropriate...

Let Darwin Teach You

Charles Darwin loved his scientific studies. They were his “chief enjoyment and sole employment throughout life.” However, as the years passed, Darwin experienced a...

How to Start Getting Smarter

Want to be wiser? Fear God more. That’s where getting smarter starts. While the atheistic world asserts that more enlightened people no longer have...

New Life for the Church That Died

Over the past 100 years this little church in rural Virginia has diminished and closed its doors several times. But now the church is hopping. And...

Why Was Judas Carrying the Moneybag?

Jesus put a thief in charge of his moneybag. Has that ever struck you as odd? Last week we focused at Mary). But this fact begs the...

Marriage Limits Us

Maggie and I were married fifteen years ago today. After the ceremony in the beautiful stone chapel on our college campus, we receded down...

When You Don’t Feel Like Running to God

When you least feel like running to God, that’s when you really need to run to God. And when you feel the least lovable,...

5 Places a Church Leader Has to See ASAP

5. The view of the Herodian from the Mt. of Olives!  I can promise you the phrase “faith that moves mountains” will be more powerful...

The Peril and Potential of Youth Athletics

Remember, it’s only a game. That’s an important prompt in youth athletics — not just for the kids, but even more so for coaches bent...

The Supreme Sin of Self-Righteousness

We like to rank sins. The problem is, we really stink as sin-value-estimators. We think about sins as how “bad” they seem to us....

Why Things Ahead Are Far Greater Than Anything We Leave Behind

I’ve found myself sitting in a big, reclining leather chair. It’s one of two that face a large window that overlooks the back patio...

Too Scared to Cry: Social Media Outrage and the Gospel

A friend of mine posted on Facebook about what he called a “parenting fail.” His son stubbed his toe, and squealed with tears. My...

God’s Five Purposes for Your Marriage

Angie and I are approaching our 17th wedding anniversary. I’d love to say that we’ve always been happily married, but that kind of dishonesty...

My Favorite Heroes of the Faith

Young men and women are looking for heroes. The same is true for Christian young men and women. We need heroes to admire and look up...

How Good Is Your Church’s Security?

This past weekend I did a secret shopper at a church in Texas that is a little under a thousand people. No one knew...

The Ethos of Christian Hedonism: Sorrowful, Yet Always Rejoicing

Defending Christian Hedonism exegetically is one thing; helping people feel the ethos of it is something else. The latter is harder. That’s what I...

Servanthood: A Birthmark of a Born Again Believer

“This letter is from Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus.” - Romans 1:1 (NLT) What a way to start a letter! That’s how Paul opened his letter...

What Our Anger Is Telling Us

Anger is not good for you, at least not in its typical form. New studies argue that regular feelings of anger increase the likelihood for heart disease,...

The Real Source of Our Temptation

It isn’t a sin to be tempted. It’s simply human. Temptation to sin may be the result of living in a sinful world, but...
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