The Law Of Opposition

[BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "To him who overcomes …" (Revelation 2:7). Life without war is impossible…

By The Grace Of God

"By the grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me…

Spark Of Desire

[BY WILLIAM LAW] When therefore the first spark of a desire after God arises in…

Purify Your Heart By Faith

[BY JOHN WESLEY] He, therefore, who liveth in these Christians hath ‘purified their hearts by…

Keeping One’s Own

[BY G.K. CHESTERTON] It is easy to be a madman: it is easy to be…

The Shell Of Individuality

[BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me,…

Spiritual Perseverance

[BY OSWALD CHAMBERS] "Be still, and know that I am God . . ." (Psalm…

Fear Not

"Fear not: for I have redeemed thee." (Isaiah 43:1) Let us think for a few…

Church Continues Coltrane’s Vi

Considering legendary jazz musician John Coltrane a god by musical standards may be nothing new,…

Evangelism For Dummies

In July, the Relevant staff and I were pimping our wares at a large Christian…

Trickle-down Leadership

Over the last year as we’ve been working to launch RELEVANT magazine, Relevant Books and…

Journey Out Of Spiritual Darkn

This weekend I ran into an old high school friend who I hadn’t seen in…

Jesus Christ, Superman?

The first page of the latest installment in Superman’s never-ending battle against evil (Action Comics…

The Gift Of The Present

Recently I picked up a book written by a Christian singer called Barefoot on Barbed…

‘the Vision’: A Rallying Cry Around The World

[BY CAMERON STRANG] Every generation needs one. A person who sees a wrong in the…

The Drawing Of The Human Heart

Have you ever been in love? When you look into the eyes of the one…

Amazing Grace

[BY JASON BOYETT] I thought about Larry the other day. It was during a promo…

Intense Heart Of Worship

[BY CARA BAKER] I left Orlando on the last flight to Nashville on Southwest. Just…

Fear Factor

[BY CARA BAKER] [Wednesday, Jan. 30] I just heard from my best friend back home…

Church — Take It Or Leave It?

In 850 WORDS OF RELEVANT, we asked for your thoughts on modern-day Sunday morning church…

Revitalize Your Prayer Life

Is your prayer life on the down slope? Do you fall into the habit of…

Connecting With Christ

Why did Jesus call Paul ‘Saul’ during the encounter on the road to Damascus? Saul…

The Light Has Enough Light

One night last fall, my fiancee and I were in downtown Orlando on our way…