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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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God’s grace is universal

One of the sad characteristics of life on this planet in the 21st century is that we have all gotten more tribal. Under stress,…

Social Issues

Whose ethics?

It’s interesting to see how often business conferences will have serious workshops and keynote addresses on the topic of business ethics. Left unsaid is…

Social Issues

God of the others

“When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born….

Social Issues

Social media, smartphones, and our spiritual health

2007 changed everything. In 2007 Facebook left college campuses and broke out into the rest of the world. In 2007 Twitter became its own…

Social Issues

Lord, cast your vote through us

We are excited, Lord! This week we can participate in democracy. We can choose our leaders. We enter a voting booth like it was…

Social Issues

God and politics

’Tis election season (actually, it seems like it’s been election season for two years. Just sayin’ . . .) Is there anything in the…

Social Issues

Time for a renovation

I drove by a strip club today. Well, a former strip club. This place of business closed down and went up for sale after…

Friends & Family

Sins of the sons

I know about pain that doesn’t go away. I wrote a book about it. I’m writing about it again, but not because of my…

Depression & Anxiety

How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide

I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…

Bible 101

Our streets are so violent

The human race just can’t get over having been expelled from Paradise. We just cannot shake the illusion that there should be heaven on…

Social Issues

Everybody is warped

All sin is bad. No sinners are any better than any other, but you wouldn’t know that from some of our national “Christian” dialogue…

Depression & Anxiety

When suffering is unbearable

On June 2, 2019, Noa Pothoven died. Her death made the news around the world, all because of the circumstances surrounding it. Noa was…