There are secret things, and there are revealed things, but the faith once for all delivered is not a secret thing.
Finding a consistent pace between too slow and too fast is vital for endurance, not only for an athlete but for a Christian as well.
As I think about a future "retirement" from formal ministry, there are five things I hope are true about me at that time.
God knows our idols will ultimately disappoint us and leave us empty, so He gets us alone into the wilderness to win our affections back.
Training a new believer to do a single (very important) task is not the same thing as making a disciple.
Here's one lesson taught through education: it is okay to be dim in the sunlight. We need our heroes, but any of us can please God and be used significantly by him even with average abilities.
The love of the cross rescues us from an idolatrous love of self. This gospel rescue doesn’t destroy personal confidence; it is the only true ground of it.
Until we understand that the gospel is the doorway into freedom from sin, even our religious efforts will simply be rearranging idols.
We can critique so often and in such ways that we also hurt the cause.
This week's links include resources on pastors resting, emotionally healthy leaders, the dangers of media, if God can suffer, and praying with expectation.