As Christians, we are not immune to the reality of our present moment. However, our response must look different, and there is reason why it can.
Now more than ever, the church needs models of faithfulness.
Division within the body of Christ is ultimately a heart issue. But it’s also, in part, a culture issue.
The world desperately needs faithful leaders that steadily live the gospel out before a watching world.
What may seem like a setback or a delay is actually His perfecting preparation.
Churches that attempt to accommodate the moving-target needs of individual “spiritual quests” are not doing anyone a favor.
By connecting lament with our theology, we change how we define steadfastness in trial.
Do we only recognize that this virus has taken comfort from us? Or do we also look to Jesus and see that He has given us a great gift?
This week's links include resources on how to help the homeless, believing you're forgiven, "even ifs," why there were three crosses, church history and the chronically ill, and being quarantined alone.
All alone with our selves, being babysat by our anxieties, we might see just how helpless and frail we really are. And we might see just how loved.
This is a community meal, signified by the corporate nature of the covenant that we are remembering and taking part in.
Racism refuses to acknowledge the equality and dignity or your neighbor, much less love them as you love yourself.
Disappointment with your pastor, with other believers, or with your church should send you to your knees in prayer, not out the door with a dramatic show of indignation.
Some practical ways to help open the door to talking about the most glorious news that heaven itself sings about.
We are not created to die, so reminders of human frailty do not come easily to most of us.