In a profound reflection on the life of Jeremiah the prophet, Eugene Peterson explores the heart of what it means to be fully and genuinely human.
Christy Britton asks if we recognize what a mighty privilege it is to be able to approach the almighty God for forgiveness.
Stephen R. Morefield has seen churches hurting Christians and Christians hurting the church. How do we deal with these disappointing realities? Should we stay or go?
Keeping our eyes fixed on Christ is hard today, writes Jeremy Writebol. Not only that, but fixing our eyes on the actual Jesus seems even harder. But we must do it. We must look to Jesus.
Jonathan Dodson understood the gospel, so why did he still feel so much shame about his past? He explains how Christ taught him that grace works backwards.
This classic excerpt from Eugene Peterson introduces us to the “old dog-eared songbook” he revisited so many times in his ministry.
Our stubbornness to submit to the kings of our own choosing, always ends poorly, says Christy Britton. Instead of looking for a king we can control, let’s cry out to the King who’s truly in control.
After a botched experiment setting up a tent, Dustin Crowe asked himself, How could I better reflect God’s fatherly love to my daughter? Here are three cautions for dads that came out of that reflection.
Brianna Lambert reflects on the role of ordinary preaching in her life and explains that it’s a source of spiritual food that nourishes the soul.
In Colossians, Paul says he is filling up what’s lacking in Christ’s afflictions. How can anything be lacking in Christ’s afflictions? Paul E. Miller explains.
Everyone’s been rejected at some point. But as Christians, writes Joseph Lasslett, we can find hope even in the pit of rejection.
There’s one thing we can all expect our lives to do: change. Transitions can be difficult, but Shar Walker gives us three reminders to help weather seasons of change.
The tragedy of the decline of the American church cannot be limited only to the lives of practicing Christians, says Jake Meador. The effects reach far beyond that.
Knowing who we are influences what we do, so misunderstanding our identity comes with grave consequences, writes Christy Britton in this edition of Rally Cry.
Steve Mizel looked into the pages of Scripture and Gulliver’s Travels and discovered wisdom for navigating the social media landscape.
Executive Director Jeremy Writebol announces two resources: one designed to help you make disciples in community, and another to help you mature as a writer.
What was unthinkable just a lifetime ago—taking one’s own life—is now considered reasonable, humane, and even necessary in some circumstances. This shift, Jen Oshman writes, calls for God’s people to act.
Paul’s views on women are radical, but not how you might expect, says Rebecca McLaughlin. She investigates his assertions on men and women in Ephesians 5.
We must allow God’s Word to shape our thoughts on fear. Christy Britton shows us how to replace the lesser affection of fear of this world for the greater and deeper fear of the Lord.
Karen Kessens’ life was starting to go off the rails. She thought it was because of her actions. But then she realized how much her mind shaped her life.
We are called to imitate the faith of our spiritual ancestors and leaders. But discipleship doesn’t happen by osmosis. We must be intentional with our words, writes Jeremy Writebol.
If you’re suffering, the last thing you want to do is wait. You want hope, but it seems like it’s lost. Though an unlikely book of the Bible , Grayson Pope explains how to find hope when life is falling apart.
Enemy-love, says Dan White, Jr., calls us to move from the center of our convictions to the edge of our comfort zones. But this full-bodied kind of love collides with how we think we come to know people.
Christy Britton looks back on an ordinary moment with a friend that shaped her in ways she never could have imagined at the time.