Toward the end of his life, Reformer Martin Luther was told of the plan to collect all of his writings into volumes. His response to such an honorable proposal is a classic example of Luther’s … [Read more...] about Three Years in Youth Ministry
Marriage is designed by God to starve human ego. That’s one reason Satan is Hell-bent on destroying it. A one-flesh union between two persons is so intimate and so revealing that it’s virtually … [Read more...] about 3 Lessons For Christian Parents
This morning, in a boisterous and chaotic Todd house, the story of Sarah’s infertility in Genesis has become our own. On this first Mother’s Day, we too celebrate God’s goodness in bringing life to a … [Read more...] about An Empty Womb and an Empty Tomb
Harvard geneticist Richard Lewontin captured the spirit of modernity when he once remarked, “The problem is to get people to reject irrational and supernatural explanations of the world, the demons … [Read more...] about How Should Christians View Science?
To the promising high school senior with straight A’s, it’s a welcome question. But to the classmate with a below-average GPA and an uncertain future, it’s an interrogation. As a culture, the question … [Read more...] about What Are You Doing After Graduation?
What does Christianity look like? In Philippians 1, Paul begins with a fairly simple yet straightforward answer: to live is Christ. (1:21) Christianity isn’t simply living for Jesus; it’s Jesus living … [Read more...] about Purify Your Posts, You Double-Minded
he is the image and glory of God, but woman is the glory of man.” -1 Cor. 11:7 Just months into our dating relationship, it quickly became the forbidden word: the “I-word.” In the hands of immature … [Read more...] about The Insecure Spouse
For centuries, Christians have endured the worst kinds of stereotypes the world could offer. When early Christians recited John 6:53 (“unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink of his … [Read more...] about The Stereotypical Marriage
“If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.” –Romans … [Read more...] about Easter Is Our Adoption Sunday
Few words have undergone such a transformation in the modern church as the word “revival.” After a rich history of spiritual awakenings in America, today “revival” can simply denote a weeknight … [Read more...] about What Is Revival?