Shuddering In Silence

And all these, though commended through their faith, did not receive what was promised, since God…

Whatever You Tipped Unto the Least of These, You Tipped Unto the Lord

If you’ve spent any time in or around the service industry, you know the old…

Drawing From the Well

You shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am…

Why Before-After Testimonies Aren’t the Only Ones That Matter

“I used to be sick, addicted, broke, depressive, divorced and suicidal. Then I found God,…

Wearing God’s Pants

“No one tears a patch from a new garment and sews it on an old…

When Waiting on God Seems Like It Will Never End

“Patience is a virtue.” “Not one of mine,” I retorted to my friend in a…

The Dart of Cynicism

Let us draw near to God with a sincere heart and with the full assurance…

Are We Allowed to Ask God Questions?

In high school, I was on the tennis team. Shortly into my first season, the…

What the Bible Really Says About Feeling Anxious

Let’s be honest here: The last few years have been a really scary. From natural…

God is Relevant

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. (Psalm 46:1) A heavy…

‘Spit Hit the Fan’: Pastor Mike Todd Apologizes for His Viral Sermon Illustration

Following a weekend of backlash to a sermon illustration that went viral for all the…

Why the Church Needs More Troublemakers

From Martin Luther to Martin Luther King Jr, many who are considered saints or heroes…

What Does ‘Loving God With All of Your Mind’ Actually Look Like?

“Never accept and be content with unanalyzed assumptions, assumptions about the work, about the people,…

A Video of Mike Todd Wiping His Spit on a Man’s Face Went Viral and People Are Pretty Disturbed

Over the weekend, a video of pastor and author Mike Todd wiping his spit on…

Looking Up

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew…

What Does it Look Like to Practice Rest?

Rest is an important spiritual practice that has big implications for our day-to-day lives. Countless…

Sitting Between

But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing…

It’s Time to Rethink How We Pray

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re sitting in your car waiting for the police…

The Threshold of Glory

“Men of Galilee,” they said, “why do you stand here looking into the sky? This…

Why We Need More Women In Ministry

Today, on International Women’s Day, we’re looking at the disturbing trend of women leaving the Church, why this is the case and what we can do to unite male and female gifts and voices together for the building of the body of Christ.

Seeking God’s Goodness When Life Seems Bad

It’s easy to believe God is good when we get our dream job, start a…

A Psalm

God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was…

7 Christian Leaders Who Went FULL WOKE

Every ten years or so, the American Church picks another bogeyman to square up against.…

Three Prayers We Need to Stop Saying

Accidental habits are easy to form and hard to break. No one means to leave…

Hope In the Midst of Darkness

For in this hope we were saved. But hope that is seen is no hope…

All Day

“From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is…

Why Keeping a Sabbath Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

Sabbath is like holding a newborn for the first time for many of us. We…

God Around Me

Come and see what God has done, His awesome deeds for mankind! (Psalm 66:5) Ali…

A Year After January 6, the Church Still Isn’t Taking Christian Nationalism Seriously

The events of January 6 were such a jarring moment that we don’t even really…

Deconstruction Isn’t the Endpoint — It’s Part of a Process

One of the difficult things about online discourse is that we’re all working with a…

The Voice of Expectation

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare…

The Power of Being ‘Known’ By God

God took note of you. God chose you. You did nothing to earn His favor,…

Magnificent Monotony

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will…

How to Become the New Spiritual You

If getting in shape was easy, then everyone would do it. That’s the thing about…

Every Life Is a Story. Here’s How to Make Yours a Good One.

When I meet people for the first time, as soon as the introductions are out…

Birth Pains

My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. (Psalm 119:50) In…

One Church Will Pay ‘Royalties’ When Singing Spirituals Written By Enslaved Africans

One church in Boston has come up with an innovative way to pay for the…

Revolutionize How You Pray in 2022

Prayer is one of those things we know we “should” do, but often don’t know how. But perhaps we’re making talking to God harder than it really needs to be.

A Perfect World

“Instead, they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed…

Extending Grace to Those Who Need It Most

I’ve tried my hand at working hard to be a Good Christian. Social justice efforts,…