Christian Life

Jan 21

With Me You Shall Be in Safekeeping by David McLemore

There may be a time when you too must run for your life. If so, there is a king who has stooped low, and if you run to him, you shall be in safekeeping.

Jan 21

Matt Smethurst on Kindness as a Virtue by Matt Smethurst

In this video, we asked Matt Smethurst, managing editor of The Gospel Coalition, why kindness is a virtue worth working to cultivate. 

Jan 19

The Salt of the Earth by H.B. Charles Jr.

You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is not good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. – Matthew 5:13 Salt gets bad press. It is tied to hypertension, obesity, heart disease, and other ailments. The […]

Jan 19

The Unrepenting Repenter by Jim Elliff

The believer in Christ is a lifelong repenter.  He begins with repentance and continues in repentance. (Rom. 8:12-13). David sinned giant sins but fell without a stone at the mere finger of the prophet because he was a repenter at heart (2 Sam. 12:7-13). Peter denied Christ three times but suffered three times the remorse […]

Jan 18

Never Underestimate the Value of Ordinary, Brief, Christian Conversations by Caleb Greggsen

The Lord uses more than the scheduled events, the carefully planned sessions, and the lovingly crafted sermons. He’s also ordained ordinary Christian speech as a means to maturity in Christ.

Jan 15

Do As Thou Hast Said by Charles Spurgeon

“Do as thou hast said.” 2 Samuel 7:25 God’s promises were never meant to be thrown aside as waste paper; he intended that they should be used. God’s gold is not miser’s money, but is minted to be traded with. Nothing pleases our Lord better than to see his promises put in circulation; he loves […]

Jan 14

Ingratitude, Ethics, and Porn by David Prince

In Ephesians 5:3, Paul asserted that sexual immorality was rooted in covetousness and he goes on to explain that covetousness is idolatry (Eph. 5:5). Covetousness flows from a sense of entitlement and thankfulness is its opposite. Each possesses ethical consequences.

Jan 7

Be Filled with the Spirit by H.B. Charles Jr.

Rather than arguing doctrinal theories, I want to simply make the point that you must be filled with the Spirit to be a healthy, strong, and growing Christian.

Dec 24

Steve Bezner on What Difficult Thing in Life Has Taught Him the Most by Steve Bezner

Series: Conversations asks Steve Bezner, Lead Pastor of Houston Northwest Church in Houston, TX, "What’s the most difficult thing in your life that has taught you the most?"

Dec 24

Beginnings and Endings by Grace Pike

Humanity is fascinated with the idea of time manipulation because, try as we might, we cannot control it. We rarely have awareness of when chapters of our lives are about to begin and end, let alone understanding of “what God has done from the beginning to the end.” But I am confident in this: our tension with time reveals our deeper yearning for redemption.