Tag: Obedience

The Mom Who Leaves a Spiritual Legacy

Famed 19th century preacher Charles Spurgeon was known for saying that mother’s will give a sad account on the last day if all they can say is, “Lord, here are my children. I raised them as gentlemen and left them wealthy.” […]

Re-Think Evangelism

Whenever the word “evangelism” comes up, it’s not uncommon for Christians to experience some sort of emotional response that is less than pleasant. Eye rolling, ear plugging, or even church hopping are all strategies that some will employ just to avoid the […]

Blindness and Glory: An Exegetical Case Study in John 9 Concerning God’s use of Physical Handicaps

When it comes to theological interrogations, Jesus will not backed in a corner. This is true whether the questioners are antagonists with an agenda (cf. Matt 22:23-40), or His own disciples. John’s Gospel gives an example of the latter: “And […]

Summer Worries Keep You Up At Night

Its well past midnight and you can’t sleep… You toss and turn, worry after worry flooding your head. Most of the ideas aren’t related, you can’t do anything about them, and most of them won’t be remembered tomorrow, but tonight […]

5 Strategies For a Christ-Centered Home

How in the world are we going to raise godly kids in a sin-centered culture? For well over a decade, social media has evolved and exploded from days of primitive “My Space” accounts that had teens glued to the family […]

ADORNING THE DOCTRINE OF GOD

Imagine that you live in a country in which Christianity is a minority religion. Most people you meet have never heard of it, or know very very little about it. Most people believe in a whole host of gods and […]

Take Aim at God’s Glory

  A group of theologians and divines came together in 1646 to pen the famed Westminster Shorter Catechism. When questioning man’s ultimate purpose, the men settled on the following statement, which has lived in Christian lore since: “Man’s chief end […]

Raising a Generous Generation

How do kids get their perspective on money?  A mature Christian woman once shared with me how her wrong view of money, and her self-centered view of giving was shaped by her childhood. Her parents fought over money, her mother […]

God is Good… All the Time

Think about the best things have happened to you lately. If you’re a Christian who has received a promotion, a raise, a new car, a bigger home, newer home, good report from the doctor, a healthy baby delivered, or that […]

What Makes You Happy?

Excerpted and abridged from A.W. Tozer’s Attributes of God. What makes you happy? What sparks the fire inside and brings you a light heart? Is it your career? A new set of clothes? That you’ve married well? What is it that […]