Embracing limitations is never easy. But we need to because our limits are a gift; an opportunity to rely on him and the people around us.
Many Christians define their faith by mountaintop experiences; times when they feel most intimate with God. These are good, but we have to remember that God doesn’t just meet us on the mountaintops. He is with us in the valleys and plains, too.
Some of us believe that to question God in any way is an act of unbelief. But there are times when to question God is actually an act of faith. Psalm 10 helps us to see how.
When people are unreasonable, it is tempting to appease them. But we shouldn’t because it doesn’t work. Instead, we need to understand what motivates unreasonableness, and what we can do about it.
When we look at the world, and even the church, it’s hard not to become skeptical, even cynical. While the temptation is real, how do we protect ourselves from cynicism?
With so many Bible study tools available, beginners can easily become overwhelmed. What do they really need? Here are the tools I recommend every beginner have available.
We have all failed in how we respond to different challenges in life. But how do we move past our failures, and how do we prevent failing again? With the grace God gives us before and after we fail.
Many non-Christians assume the Bible is boring. Sometimes Christians can believe this too. But when we see the Bible as it is we discover that it is too inexhaustibly interesting to ever be called boring.
With every new year, we have a new opportunity to reflect on how we live out our faith. Here are three resolutions we can make that really do matter for our lives and for the world.
As we celebrate Christmas, whether we celebrate in joy or in sorrow, we are invited to join in the song the universe sings—the song of God’s love revealed in the incarnation of Jesus.