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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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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…

Bible 101

That’s Messed Up: Not Just a Boys’ Club

A quivering commander. A female savior. A housewife who plunges a tent peg through a general’s brain. That’s messed up! But that’s what happened in Deborah’s day. Her unlikely story proves that God blesses and saves his people through those we would least expect—little children, common mothers, and a carpenter from Nazareth.

Bible 101

Does God condone slavery?

The history of the “discovery” and settlement of North America celebrates great triumphs, but it also records dreadful abuses. Bringing Old World diseases to…

Living My Faith

Pray for your leaders

Whenever there’s a presidential campaign, based on the candidates’ promises, it seems as if we are all hoping for an earthly savior, one who…

Living My Faith

Thinking the worst

Every year there are government elections of one sort or another, and they always leave me a little worn out. Between the ads, the…

Living My Faith

Stop talking about “right” and “wrong.” Nobody is listening anymore.

The previous generation seemed to believe in a “right” and a “wrong.” They had clear categories of moral behavior and immoral behavior. Some things were…

Bible 101

When church hurts

Church at its best is magnificent: the Word is taught in its truth and purity, ideas about worship and ministry are freely exchanged, leaders…

Living My Faith

Be Different in the Age of Outrage Compilation

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