Tag Archives: christian living

What’s Jesus’ Message to Homosexuals?

A few days ago I was hanging out at the beach with about ten high school students from our church. As we were baking in the sun, one of our new students asked me, “Pastor Dana, what does the Bible … Continue reading

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When God’s Word Won’t Help You

The Apostle James once wrote: “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” James 1:22 Matthew Henry comments: Hearing is in order to doing; the most attentive and the most frequent hearing of the word of … Continue reading

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Your Sermon

Vance Havner: My father, a faithful layman who loved preaching and preachers, used to tell us once in a while, with a smile: “Some day I am going to prepare a big sermon and preach it.” I think he really … Continue reading

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The Precious Gift of Boring

Kevin DeYoung reminds us that boring is something to be cherished: Talk to the parents whose house was flooded or whose kids won’t sleep through the night. Talk to the friend who has been sitting by the bedside of a … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Religions Are Products of Culture and Geography, Not Truth. Here is Brett Kunkle’s really good answer to that objection. How Do You Know If You’re Repentant. “Here are 12 signs we have a genuinely repentant heart…” Don’t Be Too Quick … Continue reading

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Why Christians Are Not Content

I am slowly making my way through the marvelous book The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by the old Puritan, Jeremiah Burroughs. It’s been a wonderful experience. Time and time again I find my soul blessed in profound ways. Today, … Continue reading

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3 Necessary Truths for Suffering

Three truths to store away in your heart for when the rain inevitably comes. Jerry Bridges: In the arena of adversity, the Scriptures teach us three essential truths about God— truths we must believe if we are to trust Him … Continue reading

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