When it comes to discipline in the Christian life, many believers question its importance. Devotion to prayer declines into drudgery. The real-life usefulness of meditation on Scripture seems uncertain. The purpose of a discipline like fasting is a mystery. Why not leave spiritual discipline to [...]
Sojourn Community Church, located in Louisville, Kentucky, has been using a wonderfully creative catechism for their children’s ministry for a few years now. Allowing children and families to walk through a series of theologically important and biblically-saturated questions, the North Star Catechism helps families [...]
Well-meaning Christians, those who have put safeguards of accountability into practice, continue to struggle with the question of whether they should inform their spouse when they lust. Is it ok to confess to a pastor or accountability partner but not one’s spouse? What is the best [...]
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In our quest for a more simple spirituality it’s important to define the term. I’m writing from the belief that spirituality is the pursuit of God and the [...]
ESV Reader’s Bible. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2014. 1840 pp. $29.99
The Bible is a story, a tale of redemption from creation, fall and recreation. There are developing characters , interweaving plot lines, and allusions. Readers are carried along the story page after page, era after era, author [...]
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Some people may think it weird or merely the sign of an obsessive personality, but I get butterflies when I walk into an Office Depot. Even the thought [...]