How fast does a Christian grow? Not fast enough for our satisfaction! “If you come to Christ as a teenager or adult, some practices might be obvious (if painful) to change. But Christian maturity is more about the heart than it is about behavior. Our trust, hopes, and desires need to change, and good behavior follows.”
Here is some sensible advice on choosing what books to preach. The same questions could be helpful for choosing a book to read for personal or family devotions.
The Washington Post has quite a long article on Christian rapper Lecrae. “This generation doesn’t have a Billy Graham,” said LaDawn Johnson, a sociologist at Biola University, an evangelical school outside Los Angeles where Lecrae performed in April. “We’ve lost any kind of significant evangelical leader people could point to, and Lecrae is in a position where he could definitely for many young people be that voice and be that model.”
If you’re interested in getting oriented in the ongoing discussion/controversy of the eternal subordination of the Son, here’s a good place to start.
“God = limitless goodness and faithfulness. Me = limited in every way. God-designed limits for me = God’s goodness and faithfulness to me.”
This Day in 1855. 161 years ago today, William and Catherine Booth, founders of the Salvation Army, married, having fallen in love the first night they met. *
Can you really be held responsible for those sins that flow out of instinct or ignorance?
“You can’t copy money. Like really, it’s not just illegal, you just can’t do it on a photocopier.” This video explains why.
How can we make a case against abortion? How can Christians convince others that abortion is wrong? Here’s one tactic.
I can no longer condemn or hate a brother for whom I pray, no matter how much trouble he causes me.—Dietrich Bonhoeffer