Tag: spirituality

From Faith to Faith

“For in it [(the gospel)] the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.” (Romans 1:17, CSB) What do you do with good news? You share it! When something big happens – a milestone in your child’s life, the completion of a hard-earned degree, meeting a celebrity –…

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3 Ways to Know You are in Satan’s Crosshairs

Christian, you have a real enemy. He is a spiritual enemy, waging spiritual war, and he can only be defeated with spiritual weaponry. Your enemy is not flesh and blood, but Satan himself, the accuser of man. He hates you. And he will do everything in his power to ruin you. Satan has millennia of warfare under his belt. And…

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Don’t Rush the Waiting

What if waiting on God produces something within you that quick relief could never produce? What if the purpose of the pain is not in the deliverance, but in the waiting itself? What if the greatest promises of God are not to be experienced on the other side of the mountain, but in the thick of the valley on your way there?

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“I’m Offended” – Choosing Cultivation over Ventilation

As a side effect of our Western love affair with personal autonomy, American emotions have become increasingly fragile. A few months ago I heard someone jokingly say, “Good morning, America. What can I be offended about today?” Social media has given every person a public platform. But instead of using our platforms for culture-cultivation, our sin-scarred hearts (Jeremiah 17:9) are…

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We’ve Never Done It This Way Before

“We’ve never done it this way before.” The old joke is that these words are ostensibly Baptistic and are the usual evidence of an impending church decline. It is true that refusal to change our methods while the culture around us constantly shifts is a sure death sentence for the church; the message of the gospel never changes, while our…

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