There are plenty of pastors with generous smiles on their faces each Sunday who, deep down, are very disheartened. Pastoring a church is hard work. For one thing, it is usually thankless. I know there are some churches that seem to remember their pastors with such fanfare, but most do not ever esteem them. They […]
The very fact that you think you are without need of Christ proves your blindness and hardness of heart.
Do you find enemy holdouts in your life? Sins that rule you? Habits that are a snare to you?
Becoming like fast-paced executives really doesn’t impress God.
We’re not always wise enough to know which way of dispensing the benefits of the atonement is best.
Something has been done for you that you could not do for yourself through his dying and rising again on your behalf.
It is hardly God’s great purpose to make you feel like you’re something special.
The following suggestions are designed to help you spend an extended time in prayer and meditation with God.
Within me is the longing for beauty, and the repulsion of non-beauty. I am convinced that I have the normal longings of all of us. We are made for beauty.
Though there are many things a particular church may not be able to do well, love is not one of them.