Gospel messengers who brave hostile places don’t go to seek martyrdom, writes Tim Keesee. Rather they go to fully live for the glory of Christ and the sake of others, knowing they are in God’s hands.
Christy Britton is always bringing people to stuff related to Jesus. But is Jesus just one of the things she brings people to or the main thing she brings them to?
Planning time to remember Christ’s work on the cross and his grace in our lives, says Davis Wetherell, is a wonderful way to increase our faith and joy in the Lord.
Jeremy Writebol reflects on the difficulty and importance of committing to a local church for the long haul.
Suffering, Lauren Bowerman writes, is not a mark of failure or weakness. It's not a sign of God's disappointment in you. Suffering—even depression—can be a means of grace.
Like the lame man Bartimaeus, we often want grace to do the healing and the walking. But Jesus does not abide that kind of soul paralysis. Instead, he says, “Get up, take up your bed, and walk.”
Do you long for the easy life or the crucified life? Shallow living promises comfort but comes at a cost. Don’t settle for the shallows.
Confession and repentance are supposed to set you free from your bondage to sin and shame. But what happens when it doesn’t work?
The Bible is useful in our everyday lives. However, if we come to the Bible with a utilitarian “the Bible is an instruction manual for life” approach, we’ll find ourselves frustrated.
The ordinary means of grace are so simple and unassuming that they seem elementary.
One of the most remarkable assertions of the apostle Paul is that Christians actually die with Christ. What does this mean? Tim Savage explains.
Rally Cry is a new weekly column from staff writer Christy Britton. She’ll aim each Thursday to show you Christ and inspire you to courageously follow him.
When Ryder Mills started out in ministry, he discovered he was more anxious, self-conscious, and restless than he thought. He learned that he had a lot to learn.
everPresent is a new weekly column from GCD Executive Director Jeremy Writebol about pursuing Jesus in all of life.
Share the gospel with someone in another country? Sure. With your unbelieving aunt? No way. Why is it so complicated with family?
If we don’t engage God but simply use a “Bible-based system” or “method” of handling our emotions, we lose the core hope we have as Christians.
Christ invites us to take part in growing and multiplying the family of God. But we must follow Jesus' example. That means we must take up our cross and die to ourselves daily.
While the Christian marriage is likely full of benefits for both parties, it is not primarily designed to benefit both parties. It is meant, first and foremost, to put Christ on display.
To redeem our memories, we must begin where we are least likely to go, the place that we feel is least relevant in the here and now. Yet we can never truly leave our “behind” in our past.
The church is a human library, filled with all sorts of stories and wonder. But are we too busy and distracted to notice that this stack of books even exists?
We say we believe in the resurrection, but do we practice it? Here are three reasons why resurrection fails to make a real impact in our lives, along with three practices to help us practice resurrection.
A narrative rendering of the events leading up to Good Friday, from the table to the execution.
Despite the positive influences of technology on our lives, we don’t often see those gains carried over into our discipleship. But technology can support your discipleship. Here’s how.
Often we tell ourselves that being busy is good. But is our busyness and the consequences of that really how we should live before God? Shar Walker leads us to see the impact of our self-importance in our busyness and our need for God’s grace.