I wanted the Bible to fit my story. I didn’t want any impositions.
When our churches recall the duty of prayer, they also step into the exact footsteps Christ taught his disciples to live.
It is a very sad reflection that tens of thousands are now waiting in the use of means, and ordinances, and vows, and resolutions, and have so waited time out of mind, in vain, utterly in vain.
I'm finding these days that tucking my children in to bed has much more to do with securing the edges of life than the edges of blankets.
David’s sin didn’t start with Bathsheba in his bed; it started with Bathsheba in his mind.
Simple, gospel-reflecting habits, along with some robustly masculine intentionality, are at the core of loving your wife well.
As I write, I think of a 26-year old girl struck by a drunk driver less than five miles from my home. In an instant, a man’s carelessness wrecked her dreams and now she clings to life in a hospital bed. Around the world today, ISIS carries out its atrocities, natural disasters riddle lives with heartache, and still we drift forward. Can we find comfort? Peace? Hope?
A lack of physical intimacy in marriage boosts fleshly desires and opens us up to temptation in significant ways. Here are some ways to guard against it.
When my kids were young we set certain rhythms of life that allowed the gospel to flourish in our home through the practice of family worship. And we knew that if we could not answer the question of when, the how of family worship would become irrelevant.
So, I was off to a great morning to jog and talk to the Lord. As I began to jog and pray, I became pretty convicted of all that I take for granted.