How do you know if you’re all in or if you’re just casually interested in God? Christy Britton explains the dangers of causal living and calls us to go all in for Christ.
College students are returning to campuses across the country. Many churches offer sound teaching, but will yours offer them the care and discipleship they need?
As a parent, you want to ensure that you build your children up in Christ this new school year. But how? Jen Oshman offers seven rhythms to help.
After a major transition and spiraling out of control, Mark Meynell found himself in the cruel tedium of what Winston Churchill called his “black dog.”
So often, we lack imagination for what’s to come, writes Christy Britton. We’re blinded by the reality of our present circumstances. But as Christians, we’re called to a better vision.
God does not desire us to worry, writes Elin Phillips. But how do you help an anxious child? How do you encourage a fearful kid to trust in the promises of God?
Sean Nolan loves weddings. Through all the receptions and ceremonies he’s participated in, he realized that weddings have a lot to teach us about Sabbath rest.
Greatness is validated by serving, not status. Ralph E. Enlow lays out six propositions for servant leadership from Jesus’ teaching.
If Laura Thigpen is going to be imprisoned by something or someone, she says to let it be hope in the only God who can save.
After Joseph Lasslett visited the prison where Paul wrote 2 Timothy, the words jumped off the pages.
Lauren Bowerman has a complicated relationship with money, like most of us. But in trusting God with her finances, she’s growing closer to Jesus.
Every human has dignity and worth, writes Benjamin Vrbicek. That dignity and worth come from our Creator, who bestowed it upon us—and we are not to take it away.
Christy Britton shares three words that can change how we live, how we think, how we act, and how we see ourselves. And no, it’s not those three words.
Before Zac Harrel had kids, he never thought to pray about everyday things that seem inconsequential. But praying with his little daughter is teaching him big lessons on prayer.
David McLemore discovered he needed glasses. His physical eyesight wasn’t the only problem, though. Sin wrecked his spiritual eyes, but he found a way to see clearly.
Sometimes we hear, and do things half-heartedly. Other times, we hear and don’t do anything. Kevin J. Vanhoozer explains Jesus’ stories that illustrate the difference between hearing and doing.
We all love to read stories of courageous men and women , like Joshua in the Bible. But what about someone like us, asks Christy Britton. Is courage for the ordinary?
What if the church is unintentionally contributing to the decline in Bible reading by telling its people to have one discrete “quiet time” per day, asks Zach Barnhart.
There’s never been a better time to be a Do-It-Yourselfer than right now, says Mike Phay. The DIY spirit is everywhere, even in the church. But is DIY discipleship possible?
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.