Grace Doesn’t Mean You Get to Do Whatever You Want

I was 19 sitting in a college Bible study the first time I was confronted…

Being a Christian Doesn’t Always Look Like You Think It Should

Christian subcultures are an entertaining phenomenon. Multiple brands of Christianity claim the same Lord and…

The Unexpected ‘Problem’ With Grace

In my experience, most people prefer black-and-white answers, crisp edges and straightforward beliefs. I should…

Winning the Battle With Grace

All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that…

Not By Sight

“I, the Lord, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand.…

Christians, Don’t Use ‘Authenticity’ as an Excuse to Be a Jerk

Half way into my story, I had a choice to make. How was I going…

Higher Places

Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above…

Church Is Supposed to Be Messy

A few weeks ago after moving into our new house I had to make one…

The Slow and Inefficient Work of God

You’ve heard of slow food … but an experience at a friend’s church causes Anne Jackson to consider the surprising beauty of slow faith.

Are Mission Trips an Equal Exchange?

Deconstructing the common post-missions-trip phrase, “We came to serve them, but they really served us.”

Being Gracious to the “Johns”

REJECT APATHY columnist Kristin Bruce writes about helping women stuck in the sex industry in Thailand and being gracious to the johns who participate, for they are fooled into an illusion.

I Was Addicted to Video Games, Pt. 2

Jordan Ekeroth concludes his article for RELEVANT about being addicted to video games and what he learned from the experience.

People Are Not Peas

Jeremy Caruthers on the human tendency to categorize things—and why we shouldn’t do this to people.

Can You Be Sure of Faith?

Sean Bess writes about how even the greatest in the faith have questioned their salvation, and how to examine your heart when doubts arise.

A Movement of Grace

Whether we realize it or not, we’re all people of the second chance. At many…

Should Christians Celebrate the Death of Osama bin Laden?

Jonathan Merritt writes an article for RELEVANT about the Christian response to the death of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden.

Relearning the Gospel

Lynn Snuggs writes a column for RELEVANT about how the Church has failed to accurately portray the message of God’s love, in light of our sin.

Accepting God’s Intervention

Christy Gualtieri writes a blog for RELEVANT about the show Intervention and what it can show us about God’s relentless pursuit of us and His grace.

The Trademarked God

Colin Kerr writes a blog for RELEVANT wondering why God doesn’t disavow people who misuse His name, and realizes that we all do so.

A Cup of Grace

I have some pretty incredible friends. In fact, I think I underestimate them a lot…

Breaking News

Derek Webb said the best thing that could happen to us is that our sin…

A Fresh Start

I began a new journal today; the old one was filled up with ink, coffee…

Guiltless Rest

Just before the alarm goes off and the busyness of the morning begins, you awake.…

Insisting On Grace

You need help and you need it now. You pray and pray, but nothing happens.…