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Being a Christian in the world today isn’t always easy. Find help from God’s Word for navigating some of the issues that come up in everyday life.

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What I learned from “The Sex Talks”

This past October, I talked in church about sex. For four straight weeks. If you’re doing the sermon math, that was over two hours…

Depression & Anxiety

Let God carry you through what you dread

I have a number of friends who love fall. They love sweaters and bonfires and pumpkins. I struggle with dread this time of year,…

Bible 101

If God is good, then where did evil come from?

I want you to trust every word of the Bible . . . . . . even from the very first page. That’s why…

Bible 101

God or science? Wrong question.

Dan Brown, author of the Da Vinci Code and more recently Origin, is one of the most successful authors of all time. According to Brown’s own admission,…

Social Issues

Are we destroying the planet? Does it matter?

Recently a young woman told me, “I’m really concerned about the environment. I keep on hearing that all my purchases are changing the climate….

Social Issues

Are we destroying the planet? Does it matter?

Recently a young woman told me, “I’m really concerned about the environment. I keep on hearing that all my purchases are changing the climate….

Depression & Anxiety

Loving the ones left behind after a suicide

With the suicides of both Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide is again at the top of our national conversation—and for good reason. Last…

Social Issues

Immigration and your soul

In mid-June I went to Quito, Ecuador, for a short-term mission trip. I hadn’t been there in 12 years, so I was eager to…

Depression & Anxiety

1 reason why . . . you should have a conversation about 13 Reasons Why

What’s the 1 reason why you need to talk about 13 Reasons Why? Because you’re the parent.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about,…

Depression & Anxiety

Breaking the silence on mental health

It’s not unusual for the Royal Family to be in the news. But this time the reason is unusual. For the first time, two princes…

Prayer

Time to Pray

From election politics to the economy, from healthcare to social issues, this year has given us so many opportunities to talk about the serious…

Life’s Challenges

You are not free porn

Dear girls . . . lovely, beautiful tween and teenage girls, You are not free porn. I know you want the boy to like…