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The Road Less Traveled

“On hearing it, many of his disciples said, ‘This is a hard teaching. Who can…

The Desire To Dream

You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in…

Recognizing God

You will seek me and find me when you seek Me with all your heart. (Jeremiah…

The Great Inversion

But many who are first will be last, and the last first. (Matthew 19:30) Inversion…

All You Need Is Love

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. (John…

Silent Freedom

Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. (1 Corinthians 13:6) A lonely…

Be Imitators of God

“You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you welcomed the message in…

Working The Line

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.…

Does God Need Our Prayers?

My dad was weeping when he called to tell me his best friend had passed…

An Encounter With The Cross

“He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die…

You Are a Piece of Work

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared…

Jesus’s Favorite Question

“Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, ’If anyone wants to be first, he…

Change Isn’t Lost On You

“In hope of eternal life which God, who cannot lie, promised before time began,” (Titus…

A Weighty God

“A son honors his father, And a servant his master. If then I am the…

No Longer Slaves

No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his…

What’s in a Word?

Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from…

What Good is God?

How do I get myself into these predicaments? I asked myself as the plane left…

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Rainy Mornings

“Since we are receiving a Kingdom that is unshakable, let us be thankful and please…

Stars and Space

“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars,…

Up Close And Personal

“Inside the Tent of Meeting, the LORD would speak to Moses face to face, as…

How Water Showed Me God’s Love

Your silver has become dross, your choice wine is diluted with water. (Isaiah 1:22) Let…

How to Still Trust God if You Feel He Let You Down

Disappointment is a harsh word. It speaks of failure, of not measuring up, of frustration.…

Holding Light

But when the perfect comes, the partial will pass away. (1 Corinthians 13:10) The world…

Eternity–Right Under Your Nose

He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human…

How to Pray When You Don’t Know What to Pray

I don’t know about you, but I have the tendency to get myself into ruts.…

Why I Go To Church Even When I Don’t Feel Like It

I have the same memories as many evangelicals who grew up in church at the…

Tim Keller on Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

Tim Keller writes in a book excerpt posted on RELEVANT about Christ’s resurrection, especially why it really happened and the proof for a factual event.

Reminder: The Church is a Group of People, Not a Place

The word “church” tends to have a very specific image attached to it: a mid…

How Do You Have Hope When You’re Not Optimistic About the Future?

A few years ago, this strange micro-trend appeared: A handful of Dallas-area megachurch pastors were…

Five Really Bad Reasons To Leave Your Church

Let’s be honest, while there are some good reasons for leaving a church, there are…

How the Challenges You Face Actually Teach You About God

Who wants difficulty in their life? I’m guessing I won’t get many takers. I haven’t…

Four Ideas Changing Church for the Better

Laurence became disillusioned with church during his sophomore year of college. Despite squeezing in a…

Where Is God in All of This Bad News?

I’m sure you’ve noticed: The news has been overwhelming lately. Another mass shooting. Another hate…

The True Story of St. Patrick

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most beloved American holidays—a day many celebrate by…

Only True Youth Group Kids Remember These Beloved Church Activities

The ’90s are all the rage these days. Tank tops. Jean shorts. Vans. Nirvana shirts.…

Three Ways to Support a Friend Who’s Returning to Church

The last few times I’ve been at church, I wait for acquaintances to ask, “Where…

What Other World Religions Think About Jesus

People trying to discover the truth about God should take a hard look at Jesus…

God Doesn’t Want You to Stress

I often take comfort from learning that the great characters in the narrative of the…

Three Ways to Practice Spiritual Disciplines Every Day

Being disciplined is one of those things that most of us agree is worthwhile, but…

‘Finding Your Calling’ Doesn’t Need to Be So Hard

“Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck. Your profession is what you’re…