It’s a major point of confusion in our society. The way we speak of women, and the way we allow speech about women, indicate the level of respect and dignity we ascribe to our fellow divine image-bearers.
If you are someone’s “kinsman”, you are their family. The body of Christ is considered a family, and as fellow men of God, we are called brothers. We use this category for talking about the family of Christ’s church, brotherly love, building one another up, and our roles with our actual paternal and maternal family members. For a complete description of our categories, check out the Categories page.
This Humble Beast and Desiring God collaboration video is an honest and hard look at the reality of tens of millions of babies being murdered in their mother’s womb since 1973, and, most importantly, a plea to the person responsible. Yes, person.
It’s an extremely liberating experience to realize you are already seen and known for who you really are. But even after many of us learn we have this in Christ, we stop walking in it with our friends and community. I’ve seen repeatedly seen this lately and been reminded how enslaving it is.
While a ninety-six percent on a college English paper is a satisfying result, that grade is still a convicting failure in the eyes of the law. Fortunately for us, Jesus fulfilled the letter of the law to every iota and still bore the torment intended for us in order to purchase our redemption.
Daddy Deprivation. That’s the term Blake Wilson (Senior Pastor of Crossover Community Church in Houston, Texas) calls the trend he’s witnessing today among young people in the church. It’s a phenomenon that Pastor Eric Mason calls an “epidemic of fatherlessness.”
If you’ve been a Christian long then you’ve been in the situation in which you know you need to question a brother in Christ, or else you’ve been the brother needing some correction. We’re discussing the truth we must hold fast to in regards to this tough situation.
We all get stuck in phone calls or conversations at work with people who take effort — a lot effort. Maybe they gossip, complain, or just go on and on. Often we want to take the easy way out, but we’re called to do better.
We’re discussing the important topic of mentoring for this month’s #HoldFastChats! Join multiple contributing guys for live discussions and questions as we dig into this topic in an effort to be encouraging and practical for the good of each other!
“I want to say thank you… We love your child—our child—not because of what or who they are, but whose.” A powerful, personal, heartfelt look at the heart of an issue concerning God’s children. To the woman who allows her baby to be adopted, not aborted.
An excellent quote from John Stott on the inseparable importance of truth and love in Christian relationships and community.
If we are to be men of God, cable of being used by God in meaningful ways, we must learn to be humble or we will learn to be humbled. God is clear about this. We see a challenging example of this in the leadership and development of Peter as Jesus discipled him.
Altar calls or no altar calls? Can they truly have value or can they actually be dangerous and misleading? Blake shares his personal story and experiences as we think through this common ministry practice.
Could it be that predestination actually affects our lives in ways beyond good debates with your Christian brothers? Lance examines Ephesians chapter one and the implications of predestination for our lives according to this passage.
In a society that says strong men are rough, rugged, and powerful, gentleness is a difficult concept. Yet the Bible tells us much about the importance of this fruit of the spirit both in our relationships and our display of contentment in Christ.
Our natural hearts warp authority into something it actually isn’t. However, when we meditate on how Jesus came to us and gained his authority, we get both a deeply challenging and extremely encouraging glimpse of authority that’s undeniably helpful and practically applicable to our lives.
We discuss community and learn from our brother in our latest community “TweetSeries” by Meiko Seymour: #InTheFam