We tend to think of apostasy as an early church or medieval sin: the word even sounds ancient! But apostasy is still a problem in the church today. As I write I am thinking
I believe in prayer. I practice prayer. I pray because I affirm the sovereignty of God over all of life. I pray to call upon God to display himself in the events of life.
A few years back I hit a wall. I was tired, stressed and anxious about the prospect of returning to church ministry after a vacation. I shut down; my body felt panicked and weak.
Have you ever been told your worship life should look more like your participation at a sporting event - more passion, more engagement, more joy? And have you ever felt at a loss as
Life can be very, very good. Set aside the long lines at the drive-thru, the disturbing fact that the local ice cream shop closes at 8:00 PM, and the high price of gasoline, and
Showiness in worship robs God of his glory, but so does a lack of visible display. Along with a contrite heart, prayerful dependence, and a response to the Word preached, the Scriptures call us
By grace, God has dispensed unique spiritual gifts to his people that are intended to bring him glory and benefit the church. Lists of gifts occur in several places in the New Testament (Rom.